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Continental Industrial Engineering Summer Internship in Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Industrial Engineering Summer Internship

Mt. Vernon, IL


Job Description


Continental Tire has been around for nearly 150 years, we've been changing the way the world moves while making it more safe, smart, sustainable and accessible to all. Our Mt. Vernon, IL location is seeking highly self-motivated and detail-oriented students for Industrial Engineering Summer Internships. The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, is dependable and accountable.

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The Position

The Summer Internship Program offers a 12 week hands-on internship for students who are interested in working in a manufacturing environment. The Internship Program targets students enrolled in programs that relate to the field of Engineering. Every intern will be assigned to individual projects in their department and one group project on which they are evaluated. In addition, they will support other daily tasks and projects. During the internship, the interns will gather in-depth knowledge of:- how a large manufacturing facility (more than 3,600 employees) works- the interfaces with other departments- project work

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited degree program in one of the following fields: Industrial Engineering

  • Students must be at a minimum a sophomore in standing, with the exception of those in a formal co-op program who may be hired as a freshman.

  • All students must have good academic standing (minimum GPA of 2.8) at the university.

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

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About Continental

The Business Area Tires offers the perfect tires for a wide range of different applications - from cars, trucks and buses to special vehicles, bicycles and motorcycles. Through continuous investment in Research & Development, Continental makes a major contribution to safe, cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility. The portfolio of the Business Area Tires includes services for the tire trade and for fleet applications, as well as digital management systems for tires.

Job Category

Industrial Engineering


United States



EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.