Mechanical Engineering Intern

Date: Nov 14, 2023

Location: Colmar, PA, US

Company: Dorman Products


Dorman Products, a nearly $2B global supplier of aftermarket motor vehicle parts with 3,500+ Contributors and 28 sites across the globe, is seeking several Engineering Interns to join our team for the summer of 2024. For 10 to 12 weeks you will participate in business related projects that are meaningful and relevant to Dorman’s strategy while gaining firsthand experience within the field of engineering. Performance will be monitored to assure learning and development is happening and you will be expected to present project details to our leadership team at the conclusion of the internship. This is a hybrid role in our corporate location in suburban Philadelphia (Colmar, PA) Monday through Thursday with the opportunity to WFH on Friday. If you are a self-starter with a knack for problem solving, apply today! 


Primary Duties:

  • Produce product design specifications that sufficiently identify dimensional and performance requirements.
  • Support product development and reverse engineering functions.
  • Assist with coordination or fabrication of prototype samples.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Use SolidWorks to complete engineering and design tasks such as 3D model creation, drawing creation, drawing review and correction.
  • Conduct first article inspection and product validation testing.
  • Conduct/coordinate external and internal product testing.
  • Examine test data and reports to determine if design meets functional, reliability and quality requirements.
  • Confer with product team to prepare and implement design modifications.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams as required.



  • Actively pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar engineering-related discipline
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • SolidWorks experience preferred
  • Knowledge of GD&T drafting techniques preferred
  • Basic knowledge of automotive mechanical and electrical systems and/or vehicle hardware a plus




Dorman Products is an equal opportunity employer; we value a combination of ideas, perspectives, and cultures at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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