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Engineering Interns

Code: INC-EI
Location: Wixom, MI

dSPACE is a market innovator and leader in providing solutions and systems for embedded controller software development in Automotive, Aerospace and Manufacturing industries.

Founded in Germany in 1988, and with offices in the USA since 1991, today dSPACE employs over 1,200 dedicated people worldwide, who are committed to making the embedded controls software development process more efficient through innovative tools and services.

dSPACE is looking for creative and motivated engineering students, to work in our Wixom Michigan location, as Engineering Interns.  You will work on exciting and technologically cutting-edge projects, in the areas of plant modeling and Hardware-In-the-Loop (HIL) simulation, control prototyping, and software engineering.

Typical internship projects:

  • Creation of demonstration systems and applications based on dSPACE tools and technology, for specific domains such as Vehicle Dynamics, Hybrid systems
  • Working with other engineers in customer-oriented projects, for example in the build, configuration, and application of HIL simulators for testing electronic control units
  • Investigate topics of interest, and how dSPACE products can be applied.  Write a paper on the topic
  • Assist with the application of dSPACE plant models to customer projects, including customization of these models.  Example domain areas are automotive engine, vehicle dynamics, hybrid/E-Drive simulation
  • Developing internal tools for use in the engineering group
  • Develop know-how in dSPACE tool usage, be an internal resource to assist with customer projects and support


  • Mechanical, Electrical, Software engineering students in Bachelors or Master’s programs
  • Junior or Senior level for BS students desired
  • Matlab and Simulink in coursework or projects
  • Controls focus a plus
  • A desire to learn and be challenged!

These internships are available throughout the year - however there are limited positions open, so if you are interested please apply soon!

dSPACE offers an exciting and rewarding place to work, where the individual is recognized, and the company focus is on leading the market with technical excellence.

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About dSPACE

High-tech industries around the world – automotive, aerospace, defense, commercial/off-highway, industrial automation, medical technology and others – rely on dSPACE systems to develop and test electronic control units and mechatronics.

With dSPACE solutions, customers can dramatically reduce development times and costs, while systematically increasing productivity.

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