Robotics Engineering Intern

Altitude AI

Altitude AI

Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Be a part of the future of autonomous robots! Join Altitude AI for a 12-14 week internship for summer 2024. In this hardware engineering internship, you'll be on the front lines building software for a fully autonomous robot, guided by a team of expert software engineers and roboticists from Waymo, Google, BYU, Princeton, and top robotics startups.


  • Develop detailed and accurate 3D models and assemblies using SolidWorks and utilize 3D printing technologies for prototyping, testing, and optimizing designs for manufacturability.
  • Conduct rigorous validation processes to ensure that all hardware meets performance specifications, safety compliance, and quality requirements, including reliability.
  • Collaborate closely with software engineers to integrate hardware and software components seamlessly.
  • Create comprehensive design documentation, including drawings, specifications, and validation reports, ensuring that information is readily available for future iterations and compliance.


  • Current undergraduate junior (with one summer before graduation), majoring in mechanical engineering, electrical or mechatronics engineering with hardware experience, or related field.
  • Proficient in SolidWorks and manufacturing techniques.
  • Skilled in rapid prototyping and 3D printing technologies and materials. 
  • Experience in hardware validation, including designing and executing testing plans.
  • Experience with waterproofing and waterproof certification standards is preferred.
  • Excellent attention to detail, commitment to quality, and problem-solving skills.
  • The desire to work hard, have fun, and grow your career in the field of autonomous robots!

About the company:

Altitude AI is a venture-backed Salt Lake City startup that creates autonomous workstations that can pick up and use tools naturally. These workstations automate the company’s first vertical, food processing, without changes to the production environment. Altitude AI is founded by a former Waymo engineer and Princeton CS alum, now on his fourth robot platform.