Industrial Automation Internship

Job Description

We are seeking a graduate intern to join our Sustainable Automation Solutions Research Group in Princeton, NJ! Our team is responsible for a variety of exciting projects in Digitalization and Sustainability with Siemens customers throughout the aerospace and automotive industries, and we need your help!

The Challenge

As an Intern, you will:

  • Work under the direction and mentorship of a principal investigator to develop and enhance Siemens’ offering for Digitalization & Sustainability
  • Work with a team of specialists in industrial automation and control to understand customer challenges and produce innovative solutions
  • Support software development pilot projects in the aerospace and automotive manufacturing industries (primarily)
  • Design, implement, test, optimize, and document software components and algorithms
  • Research & implement methods for optimizing production and enhancing sustainability in manufacturing processes (reducing energy, waste, cost, time, etc.)
  • Use groundbreaking research findings and technologies to address industry challenges in Digitalization & Sustainability
  • Gain expertise using state of the art software development technologies and learn best practices of modern programming (e.g., git, docker, CI/CD)
  • Gain familiarity with state-of-the-art industrial automation and control technologies (e.g., Siemens Industrial Edge)
The Candidate

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Active enrollment as a Masters/PhD Student in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Operations Research, or a related discipline
  • Programming experience in C# is a must, C/C++ and Python are a plus
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Visual Studio v17 or 19
  • A passion for real-world problem solving and a can-do attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal & written) skills
  • Curiosity to ask questions and find innovative solutions to technical challenges

Successful candidate must be able to work with controlled technology in accordance with US Export Control Law. US Export Control laws and applicable regulations govern the distribution of strategically important technology, services and information to foreign nationals and foreign countries. Siemens may require candidates under consideration for employment opportunities to submit information regarding citizenship status to allow the organization to comply with specific US Export Control laws and regulations. Additional information on the US Export Control laws & regulations can be found on

About Us

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 172 years. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the company is organized in operating and strategic Companies: Smart Infrastructure, Digital Industries, Siemens Mobility, Siemens Gamesa, Siemens Healthineers & Siemens Energy. (See also
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At Siemens Technology we are more than employees: We are actively helping to make people’s lives a little better every day. Would you like to be a part of that? Then join us. We offer a high level of practical relevance as well as an opportunity to individually contribute your knowledge and your visions around the world. Whether you’re helping to develop products for the operating units or working in interdisciplinary projects for the business areas: you’ll be working in the heart of Siemens’ technological research together with the best..


Organization: Technology

Company: Siemens Corporation

Experience Level: Student (Not Yet Graduated)

Job Type: Full-time

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