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Carrier Syracuse University - Small & Medium Rooftop Intern (Spring 2022) in Syracuse, New York

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United States of America


CAN01: Carrier-Syracuse, NY 6304 Thompson Rd, Syracuse, NY, 13221 USA

Built on Willis Carrier’s invention of modern air conditioning in 1902, Carrier is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable, and high-performance buildings. 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.

The Commercial Rooftop Engineering group is responsible for the development, design, and implementation of new rooftop products that span the refrigeration capacity ranges of 3 to 150 tons. We are seeking a responsible and qualified Syracuse University student candidate. Mechanical Engineering Interns with at least 2 years of course study to support new product development projects in the spring semester of 2022, in Syracuse, NY (approximately 10 hours per week for one semester).

Projects and tasks will focus on one or more of the following:

• Heat Transfer, Fluid Flow, and Thermodynamics

• Specification Development

• Product Literature Development

• Project Management

Key Responsibilities:

• Develop product literature, including physical data and performance tables

• Run computer models to simulate system and component performance

• Support engineering projects by organizing parts for prototype builds and working with mechanics and model shop to build parts and assemblies

• Work with the design team in developing purchased parts specifications

• Attend company functions, lunch and learns, and networking events

• Shadow multiple office positions and train in a variety of tasks\ Report out on the experience and present summer-long project to the local Engineering leadership team in a 30-45 minute PowerPoint presentation at the end of the internship

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident

  • COVID-19 vaccines will be required for all newly hired Carrier U.S. Salaried employees

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-directed and able to tackle new projects and ideas

  • Experience using Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint

  • Minimum of at least 2 years of completed coursework


  • Candidate must be currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering;

  • GPA must be greater than or equal to 3.0

  • Relevant coursework or previous internships preferred

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


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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