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Reliability Engineer Intern (HQ – Olathe, KS – Summer 2020 - Mechanical or Electrical) at Garmin International in Olathe, Kansas

Posted in Engineering 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

GPS Manufacturer/Distributor

Great ideas sometimes come from singular inspiration, but more often they’re a result of collaborative effort. Inside Garmin, we like to foster an environment of participation and engagement. We support professional development, offer well-designed career paths and adhere to a culture that prioritizes promoting from within the company to maximize the opportunities for our associates. We are also committed to being a good corporate citizen and providing opportunities for associates to contribute toward a healthy, sustainable world.

  • Assist Reliability and/or EMC Engineers in development and execution of test procedures by applying the appropriate level of measurement skills, equipment operation, and tool utilization.

  • Perform electrical and/or mechanical prototyping, including reading/following schematics and layout drawings.

  • Set up standard test apparatus or devise test equipment and circuitry to conduct functional, operational, environmental, and life tests in order to evaluate performance and reliability of designs.

  • Independently setup, run, and complete detailed test procedures with little direction.

  • Maintain accurate records of test conduct along with the appropriate data, pictures, media, etc.


Qualified candidates shall possess completed coursework toward a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related degree, from a four-year college or university and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

  • Knowledge and/or experience with test equipment and software tools for electronics design, testing and documentation

  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

A cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.5 and previous experience with test equipment and software tools for electronic design, testing, and documentation is highly preferred!


Garmin Intern Perks

  • Social activities and service opportunities planned for interns

  • Paid time off

  • Paid holidays

  • Test cutting-edge Garmin products before they are released

  • No formal dress code

  • Assigned mentor to answer your questions and help you grow in your technical skillsets

  • Associate discount on consumer products

  • Paid, coordinated housing or stipend option for interns whose permanent address is located more than 50 miles from Garmin HQ

  • Housing stipend option for those at field locations (non-Olathe) whose permanent address is located more than 50 miles from the field location

  • If you join us full-time, your time as an intern counts towards becoming fully vested with your 401K

  • Waived registration fees for Garmin-approved races

As part of our ongoing commitment to helping associates maintain a healthy balance between work and life, we sponsor company-wide and individual wellness initiatives, as well as world-class sporting events—and even some of the participating athletes. In each of the communities in which we do business, Garmin has a strong philanthropic and civic presence.

  • Applicants will be considered for all U.S. locations; this excludes Salem, Oregon

  • Applicants will be considered for all Garmin business segments (i.e., Aviation, Fitness, Marine, Outdoor, Auto OEM, Consumer Automotive, etc.).

Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.