Intern - Standards Engineer

Location US-NC-Raleigh
Job ID
2022-28836
# of Openings
1
Job Category
Other

 

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At UL, we know why we come to work.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Standards Engineer Intern at Underwriters Laboratories. 

 

Interns with the UL Standards and Engagement (ULS) Engineering Team will work together to solve real-world challenges that impact standards, sometimes spurring innovations that introduce new standards or standard solutions. The UL Standards Engineering team is charged with advancing the scientific and technical rigor of UL Standards and standard solutions.  As an intern, you will work with UL Standards engineers to apply basic engineering skills and hazard-based safety engineering principles to strengthen our standards and standard solutions.  In this role, you will collaborate across the UL Standards organization as well as with our partners across the Underwriters Laboratories enterprise to implement this complementary approach to safety standards development. 

 

Underwriters Laboratories

At Underwriters Laboratories, we wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. Underwriters Laboratories stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

What you’ll learn & achieve:

As a Standards Engineer Intern, you will play a key role in the rapid growth of Underwriters Laboratories as you:

  • Assist with the dissemination and gathering of related technologies to build horizontal requirement test methodologies.
  • Use basic engineering skills to provide solutions for assigned projects.
  • Assist engineers in problem-solving issues by applying hazard-based safety engineering principles.
  • Transform complex data into creative graphs, tables, charts, and other graphics to present and/or share the data comprehensively and concisely.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

What makes you a great fit:

The ideal candidate will bring several qualities to the team, including:

  • Junior or Senior in a University Degree Program (Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree) in Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, Materials, Chemical Engineering or similar.
  • Solid technical knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Office and other data analysis tools.  
  • Demonstrated understanding of engineering mathematics.
  • Ability to quickly understand new concepts and apply concepts to specific analytical problems with guidance from other engineering team members.
  • Attention to detail including verbal and written skills used to communicate effectively with leadership and team members.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with technical and non-technical internal and stakeholders.

UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers, and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For Underwriters Laboratories, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 128 years and is deeply ingrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any Underwriters Laboratories employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at Underwriters Laboratories. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: All employees at Underwriters Laboratories are eligible for bonus compensation. Underwriters Laboratories offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that Underwriters Laboratories contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Learn More:

About Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

 

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing safety science research through the discovery and application of scientific knowledge. We conduct rigorous independent research and analyze safety data, convene experts worldwide to address risks, share knowledge through safety education and public outreach initiatives, and develop standards to guide safe commercialization of evolving technologies. We foster communities of safety, from grassroots initiatives for neighborhoods to summits of world leaders. Our organization employs collaborative and scientific approaches with partners and stakeholders to drive innovation and progress toward improving safety, security, and sustainability, ultimately enhancing societal well-being.

Our wholly owned subsidiary, UL Inc., advances our shared public safety mission. We fund our work through grants, the licensing of standards documents and the business activities of UL Inc., which conducts testing, verification and certification, and provides training and advisory services, along with data-driven reporting and decision-making tools for customers around the world.

To learn more, visit UL.org.

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