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WERLD Internship, Summer 2019

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Date: Feb 9, 2019

Location: St. Joseph, MI, US, 49085

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 24848 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.


The Program

The Whirlpool Engineering Rotational Leadership Development (WERLD) program is one of our most successful and longest running programs. WERLD is focused on developing a strong engineering foundation in order to prepare participants for the variety of career paths available within Whirlpool's Global Product Organization. Interns are given critical projects over a twelve week period while full time participants rotate through multiple products in the different stages of product development - from research and development all the way to manufacturing.



This position is located at our global headquarters in Saint Joseph and Benton Harbor, Michigan - a breathtaking vacation community on 40 miles of Lake Michigan beachfront, where swimming, sailing, kayaking, waterskiing, boating, and beach volleyball are abundant.


Your day-to-day

Project assignments could be in areas such as:

  • Develop, test, and implement new appliance and system designs that satisfy consumer, trade partner and business requirements
  • Design, develop, review and conduct coordination for test programs of components, small systems or materials to achieve targeted product performance, cost and quality requirements
  • Apply robust design tools and a consumer-centered focus to innovative product designs
  • Analyze, evaluate, and document product testing and troubleshooting data
  • Identify, analyze, and solve issues to improve product performance and quality
  • Learn and apply lean techniques to applicable projects
  • Interface with business partners, suppliers, and customers


Background and Experience


Minimum Background and Experiences

  • Progress toward a BS or MS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering/Science, or Chemical Engineering
  • Sophomore standing or higher and a minimum cumulative G.P.A of 3.0/4.0


Preferred Background and Experiences

  • Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.2/4.0
  • Ability to apply engineering theory to practical problems
  • Outstanding people skills with the specific ability to successfully lead projects and teams
  • Dynamic self-starter with strong decision-making skills
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated maturity and confidence to effectively present ideas and proposals
  • Self-discipline and ability to manage competing priorities


Upon successful completion of the summer internship program, you will be considered for full-time employment in the Whirlpool Engineering Rotational Leadership Development (WERLD) Program.


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For this position, Whirlpool Corporation will not sponsor visas for candidates at this time.

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Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.


About us

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 65 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2018. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

Nearest Major Market: Niles
Nearest Secondary Market: South Bend

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