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Carrier Syracuse University - Embedded Controls Intern in Syracuse, New York

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United States of America


CANTR: Refrigeration-Syracuse, NY 6304 Thompson Rd, Syracuse, NY, 13221 USA

Built on Willis Carrier’s invention of modern air conditioning in 1902, Carrier is a world leader in heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration solutions. We constantly build upon our history of proven innovation with new products and services that improve global comfort and efficiency. Today, Carrier needs your talent to build upon this legacy and create solutions that matter for people and our planet. Our global Engineering team is evolving to maintain Carrier’s lead position in the market through investments in advanced research, technologies, and methods that will shape the future of our products and services. As part of this transformation, we are hiring and empowering early career talent to help us innovate and pursue sustainable solutions for our customers.

For more than 40 years, Carrier Transicold has been an industry leader, providing customers around the world with the most advanced, energy-efficient, and environmentally sustainable container refrigeration systems, generator sets, direct-drive, diesel truck units, and trailer refrigeration systems, as well as global service and parts. Its controls team provides solutions to make Carrier Transicold products smarter, connected, and performing.

Carrier Transicold helps improve transport and shipping temperature control with a complete line of equipment and services for refrigerated and commercial transport. Carrier’s Transicold Engineering team in Syracuse, NY, is seeking a qualified undergraduate student candidate for a part-time position in 2021 (approximately 10 hours per week for one semester or over summer).


  • Support the Trailer and Container controls and digital solutions algorithms and software testing as part of our Quality Assurance activities;

  • Help identifying the root cause of test failures by using problem-solving and troubleshooting techniques;

  • Help building test automation and simulation tools to improve our testing procedure for embedded and application software (for controls, apps, IoT).

  • Analyze, simulate, and test controls using modeling techniques.

Education / Certifications

  • Students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior bachelor's degree program or entering the first year of master’s degree program will be considered. Students pursuing a degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering with controls major.

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0

  • Preference is being given to the candidate from Syracuse University. This internship is a partnership between Syracuse University and its career center. Experience/Qualifications

  • The candidate should possess embedded application software skills with microcontrollers utilizing C/C++ or MATLAB/Simulink.

  • The candidate should be familiar with all aspects of the software development life cycle and processes.

  • Experience using modeling and simulation for control design, testing, and implementation in a laboratory setting.

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting capabilities.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including report writing and presenting technical information.

  • Candidates should be self-motivated, able to work independently, organized, and able to follow directions well.

  • Knowledge and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced changing environment are essential for success in this position.


Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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