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Electrical Engineering Intern - Summer 2022


Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  36207

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to leave our world better than we found it. Our portfolio of leading packaging solutions includes CRYOVAC® brand food packaging, SEALED AIR® brand protective packaging and BUBBLE WRAP® brand packaging, which collectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit

Job Description

Do you enjoy hands-on technical development in a collaborative environment?  Do you want to learn from experts? Are you motivated by solving complex technical problems and delivering world-class solutions?  Do you thrive working with a variety of technologies using state-of-the-art tools?  Do you enjoy working on a cross-functional team with diverse skillsets, including Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Firmware, and Software Engineering?


Sealed Air is seeking an Electrical Engineering Student in our state-of-the-art facility.  We seek a passionate intern to join our community of world-class engineers on a multidisciplinary team of Electrical, Software, and Computer engineers.  Our team's mission is to exceed our customers' expectations by creating disruptive new products while relentlessly innovating our existing products.


We seek a dedicated, self-driven intern to assist in developing electrical and control systems for industrial automation and food manufacturing equipment. Our talented engineers support various aspects of electrical controls project execution from concept through delivery; this includes power distribution system design, safety, and control system design, PLC/HMI/servo programming, robotic programming and integration, and site start-up support of integrated systems. In addition, our Engineers develop detailed electrical assembly drawings for enclosure fabrication and machine assembly; create power distribution, IO and control, and other electrical schematics; and program and debug many system automation equipment types, including Allen Bradley Compact Logix PLCs, PanelView HMIs, Kinetix servo, and PowerFlex drives. We enjoy a great work environment with state-of-the-art equipment and specialized labs, including materials, mechanical, chemical, electrical, food, and industrial automation labs.


Learn and Collaborate with Experts

  • Seeking an individual with natural technical skills and a thirst for learning. Our team members inspire each other with new ideas and out-of-the-box thinking. The ideal candidate will quickly learn, adapt, and apply skills through observation and mentoring, enhancing our collaborative environment with their unique talents, personality, and perspective. 


Design, Develop, Innovate, and Improve

  • Seeking an individual interested in industrial automation and controls to assist our teams in developing innovative packaging equipment and user-oriented electrical controls using their unique creativity and raw talent.  Our interns assist our engineering teams as we continuously improve existing products and create new products.


Be Exceptional and Grow

  • Seeking outstanding students who want to learn how to diagnose and resolve complex system-wide problems from anywhere within the system.  We expect exceptional engineering quality while following industry best practices, standards, and methods.  We commit to the highest ethical standards, a strong owner mentality, and working with a sense of urgency. We continuously improve, learn, and grow our technical, interpersonal, and leadership skills through training, increasing responsibility, and new opportunities.


Required Qualifications:

  • Rising senior working towards a bachelor's or completed at least one year in a master's program in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field
  • Experience designing and troubleshooting electrical and control systems
  • Experience with Alan and Bradley or Rockwell industrial automation equipment is a plus
  • Experience with embedded, PLC or robotic programming is a plus  
  • 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Able to provide own transportation to the internship/co-op location
  • Ability to occasionally travel

Requisition id: 36207 

Relocation: No  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.



It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

  • Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.
  • Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.
  • Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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