Mechanical Engineering Co-Op
Job Details
Madison Studio - Madison, WI
About the Job

As a Mechanical Engineering Co-Op, you will work alongside engineers, designers, and researchers in a dynamic environment. You will develop new, innovative products. This position is based in our Madison, WI studio and will run from January-June 2023.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve as a resource for project teams, responsible for applying engineering principles, technical knowledge, experience and research to product development efforts.
  • Consider and champion a human centered design approach to product development efforts.
  • Support project teams in the creation and development of mechanical design solutions via 3D CAD modeling.
  • Provide system layouts / underlays to project teams that communicate and document constraints such as fixed component locations, packaging envelopes etc.
  • Build proof-of-principle models and other early evaluation methods to test conceptual approaches.
About You


  • Pursuing a BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering
  • Completion of 2+ years undergraduate course work by the start of the internship
  • Comfortable working in SolidWorks for 3D CAD modeling and 2D drawings
  • Experience with machine shop tools and techniques for part fabrication and assembly
  • Knowledgeable about 3D printing and design for additive manufacturing
  • Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with 3D surfacing techniques
  • Familiarity with injection-molded plastic design
  • Experience in electromechanical design and prototyping (e.g. Arduinos, motors, sensors)
  • Comfortable working on multidisciplinary projects with other engineers, designers, or researchers
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, such as consulting


Be inspired. Be inspiring. Be yourself.

Delve embraces difference because creativity, curiosity, and diversity drive innovation. We nurture a supportive and inclusive environment. Be yourself and create a future that improves lives. We encourage applicants of color and those with diverse lived experiences to apply.


About Delve 

Delve is a multidisciplinary product innovation firm that brings bold ideas to market those guides clients through the complexities of innovation, delivering better, faster, and more sustainable success. For over 55 years, Delve has mobilized the best experts and technologies for its clients, completing over 10,000 client projects, producing over 1,500 patents, and winning over 200 design awards.

Delve serves ambitious start-ups to Fortune 500 clients in the healthcare, consumer, and commercial industries, delivering innovation through advanced expertise in research, strategy, design, and engineering. Delve has placed innovation studios in Boston, Madison, Philadelphia, and San Francisco to attract forward- thinking leaders to solve complex product challenges through human-centered design.