Internship Program

Leaning into and Leading The Next Generation

 

The nth Solutions internship program is a paid internship program for high school and college students focused on a proven turnkey model for transferring fixed costs into variable costs. We are focused on sharing our expertise with the community and advancing the next generation of professionals.

 

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The Internship Program

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The Engineering Path

The engineering interns work alongside our professional technical staff to develop products for the Company and our clients. They create work product that includes physics and math applications, software development, firmware development, electronic hardware design, mechanical design, prototyping, and product manufacturing and testing. Our program has resulted in over a dozen high school interns being named as co-inventors on commercialized and revenue-generating issued patents. 

 

Positions:

Java Developer

Develops Java based code for embedded controls including testing, improvement, and documenting development. Should be able to work independently and collaboratively to develop programs. You will need expertise with the Java programming language

 

Physics/Data Analyst

Applies physics theory and mathematics to real-world problems to aid in the development of consumer products. Prior coursework in Physics is a requirement, as well as proficiency with Microsoft Excel, physics, and mathematics (entry-level calculus is recommended) and some experience with programming languages

CAD Specialist

Applies knowledge and experience in the development of 3D models to aid in the development of consumer products. You will need proficiency with Autodesk Inventor and knowledge of 3D Printing processes

 

Mechanical and Electronics Intern

Applies knowledge and experience in the development of consumer products. You will need a basic understanding of robotic components (motors, drivers, etc.,) knowledge of electronics and computer software.

 

Associate Firmware Intern

Develops code for embedded controls including testing, improvement, and documenting development. Should be able to work independently and collaboratively to develop programs. You will need familiarity with or willingness to learn C-like programming languages (BASIC, ARDUINO C preferred)

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The Marketing Path

The marketing interns work under the guidance of our professional marketing team to execute the critical tasks involved with introducing a product into a specific marketplace. This includes market research and analysis, product packaging design, creating websites and product videos, social media content and blog development, etc. 

 

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Web Developer

Develops websites for clients and consumer products. Works collaboratively with the entire marketing team to achieve websites which are engaging, creative, and deliver on a clear Call-To-Action. You will need knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, J-Query, and Word Press

 

Graphic Designer/Video Editor

Designs flyers, brochures, and graphic elements, in addition to creating videos to support all marketing tasks for clients. Position requires the ability to creatively think through the process of creating design elements from initial concept through final draft. You will need proficiency in or a willingness to learn design software (Adobe Photoshop and/or Adobe Illustrator) and Adobe Premiere, knowledge of filmmaking and aesthetics, and some photography skills are recommended. You will also need to submit a digital art portfolio.

Article/Web Content Writer

Draft articles related to assigned subject matter, aid in the development of website copy, and create social media posts which create engagement with the audience. Also responsible for maintaining social media accounts including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. You will need notable skill in cohesive creative and technical writing, managing social media, and research. You will also need to submit sample writing (written articles, blog posts, or school essays are all sufficient).

 

What can you gain from the marketing pathway? You can learn important ____ skills (we need to narrow down the most important things one can gain from the marketing program and list them here

The Manufacturing Path

Manufacturing interns work under the guidance of the Director of Engineering & Manufacturing learning the skills to build and test electronic and electrical components as well as other products developed by the company. In addition, interns can progress through additional stages, learning the key roles and tasks of warehouse operations. 

 

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Electronic, Electrical, and Mechanical Assembly

Work with Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs), soldering, assembly of electrical and mechanical sub-assemblies. Perform Quality Control checks. Maintain production records as directed. You will need a basic mechanical aptitude and a steady hand for soldering small electronic components.

 

Shipping/Receiving

Responsible for tracking incoming packages from vendors. Packaging final assembled parts and prepare for shipping to customers. Maintain shipping records as directed. You will need general organizational skills and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Inventory Control

Responsible for accurate counting, tracking, and reporting of current inventory levels of various components used in manufacturing. Maintain inventory control records as directed. You will need general organizational skills and the ability to maintain attention to detail.

 

Warehouse Management

Responsible for all operations in the warehouse of the manufacturing facility. Oversight of the shipping/handling process as well as inventory control operations. You will need general organizational skills.

 

Logistics

Intern(s) will have already been involved in one or more of the above positions. Assists in maintaining order flow; prioritizing orders based on business needs and customer demand. You will need general organizational skills as well as knowledge of one or more of the positions noted above. You will also need the ability to stay organized in a rapidly changing environment.

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High School

Due to the lengthy learning curve for the various technical and marketing disciplines, interns usually begin our program in their sophomore or junior year, working 2 or 3 days a week after school until 7:00 PM.  All of the candidates are interviewed and selected by the Engineering and Marketing Intern Managers, who make recommendations to the professional staff for final hiring approval.  The Intern Managers are high school seniors who have advanced through our program and have demonstrated proficiency in leadership while also displaying the necessary levels of expertise in their departments’ technical disciplines. To apply, fill out this document and email ernie.howard@nth-solutions.com. You will also need to include a resumé and letter of recommendation as part of your application.

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