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Cummins Inc. Thermal & Fluid Sciences Summer 2024 Internship Positions in Columbus, Indiana

Thermal & Fluid Sciences Summer 2024 Internship Positions


Thermal and Fluid Sciences Engineering Summer 2024 Internship Positions

Please note: Your application will be considered for all of our open college positions in our US locations.

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We are looking for a talented Thermal and Fluid Sciences Engineercandidate to join our team specializing in Thermal and Fluid Sciences Engineering for our Corporate Business in Columbus, IN and/or your remote home office.

You will analyze our products through simulation and physical testing to develop system level optimized solutions for IC engine & electric power systems, fuel & air systems, filtration & aftertreatment systems, and battery & fuel cell electric systems.

To do this you will be applying knowledge of fluid mechanics, heat transfer, thermodynamics, filtration, and combustion to assigned tasks to help integrate products & systems which deliver customer and regulatory requirements.

Roles available in Thermal & Fluid Systems include:

  • Combustion and Emissions Systems Engineer (Hybrid)

  • Aftertreatment Integration Engineer (Hybrid)

  • Engine and Aftertreatment Simulation Engineer (Hybrid)

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics Analyst (Hybrid)

In these applied science positions, you will utilize the core competencies of thermal and fluid sciences, employing and developing advanced analytical tools (including three-dimensional modeling) to answer key questions about the performance and architecture of a system or component. The results of this Analysis drive decisions which ultimately lead to state-of-the-art, highly effective, environmentally friendly, and competitive products.

You will make an impact by:

  • Analytically investigating product, system and/or technology problems and recommending appropriate actions for problem resolution and/or optimization

  • Using your understanding of fundamental Physics to understand causal mechanisms, recommend appropriate action and owning documented problem resolutions.

  • Actively collaborating with key stakeholders and colleagues, using analysis results to impact and support the successful advancement of projects

  • Making day to day decisions on including conducting analysis, testing, and communicating with stakeholders that impact and support the successful progression of projects.

  • Owning problem resolution for moderately/high complex components, products, systems, subsystems, or services with a high degree of technical complexity and ambiguity and with accountability to the project team.

  • Using tools related to thermal and fluid sciences such as:

  • Fluent (ANSYS Simulation Simulink)

  • GT-Suite

  • Boost

  • Converge (CFD Software

  • Emissions data system

  • Hardware in the loop testing

  • MATLAB (with In-House developed plugins)

This role involves minimal direct management of people but could involve the coordination and direction of work amongst technicians and/or temporary student employees.

To be successful in this role you will need to:

  • Apply the principles of fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, energy conversion systems and heat transfer to real-world problems,

  • Actively engage in product problem solving and product failure mode avoidance,

  • Leverage data analysis results to drive further optimization of the design and performance.

  • Demonstrate good use of appropriate industry and Cummins specific tools and software

  • Consider system requirements and demonstrate a system thinking approach to work

  • Demonstrate strong decision-making skills and a strong customer focus

  • Collaborate and communicate effectively (both verbal and written) with key stakeholders and colleagues


Degree Programs Considered: Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD

Major Programs Typically Considered: All Engineering Majors

Internship program criteria :

  • Must be a full-time enrolled student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree

  • Minimum 2.5 or above GPA preferred

  • Must be able to complete a minimum of 10-weeks and up to a maximum of 12-weeks commitment

  • Must be able to complete 40 hours per week

  • Willingness to learn from others on the job

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage, and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

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At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Corporate Office Building

Job Type Internship

Recruitment Job Type Student - Internship

Job Posting Jan 22, 2024, 9:22:23 AM

Unposting Date Mar 23, 2024, 12:59:00 AM

Organization Corporate

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 240000IA