Mechanical Engineering Intern (Poynette)

AA Poynette General Staff


This posting is for our 2022 Summer Internship Program.


Aprilaire is an industry leading provider of healthy air solutions who is committed to our mission; everyone deserves healthy air. You will join a team of professionals who are passionate, customer focused, adaptable, and leading the way for new HVAC technologies and innovative thinking. We are proud to be in over 7 million homes and look forward to our continued success; give your career a breath of fresh air today and consider joining our team!


Why intern at Aprilaire?

With an internship at Aprilaire, you’ll gain valuable real-world experience that enhances your academic, career, and personal development. You’ll have the opportunity to work with professionals in your desired field, build your network, and establish references. You’ll also practice and develop important soft skills, such as communication, working in a collaborative team structure, decision making and problem solving, and planning and organizing work. Your internship at Aprilaire will provide you with resume-enhancing skills that make you more marketable to employers after graduation. Aprilaire may even be that employer!

What you should know about an internship at Aprilaire:

  • Summer internships typically start at the beginning of the summer break and end by the time you go back to school in the fall. Internships may also be available during the school year. We can be flexible with start and end times based on your individual circumstances.
  • Internships are full-time, Monday through Friday during typical business hours.
  • This is a paid internship.
  • We value the fresh ideas and knowledge you bring to the table, and you’ll have the opportunity to work on projects that are of high importance to our mission of helping everyone breathe healthy air.
  • Our dress code is “dress for the day,” which means you can wear more casual attire to work.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to participate in social outings and volunteering events throughout your internship with your team and with other interns. (Note: These events may be adjusted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.)
  • You’ll be eligible for employee discounts on Aprilaire products, allowing you to provide friends and family the ability to breathe healthy air.
  • Our Lunch with a Leader program gives you the chance to interact and learn from successful leaders in our business. 
  • You’ll have an opportunity to present in front of leadership at the end of the internship showcasing your projects and hard work all summer. 
  • We are close to downtown and on bus routes. We also provide free parking as well as indoor bike parking in our engineering technology center (Madison locations only).



As a Mechanical Engineering Intern, you will work with the Manufacturing Engineering team in our Poynette, Wisconsin production facility. 

In this role, your day may include:

  • Develop accurate inventory list of all equipment PLC’s and HMI’s
  • Create Preventative Maintenance (PM) schedule for all equipment Dies and PLC’s
  • Develop Parameter Documentation for all equipment VFD’s and Servo Amps
  • Design and Implement Air Cleaner Rolling Mill Lines Guarding System
  • Assist Manufacturing Engineers with other small projects



If the below says “Me!”, consider applying today:

  • Student currently enrolled in a Mechanical Engineering program; as of January 2022 currently a junior or senior
  • Experience in SolidWorks Design
  • Proficiencies in: Microsoft Office Suite including Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Good communication skills; verbal, written and able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Must be detail oriented, team player, flexible and self-starter with strong interpersonal skills


 Position located in Poynette, WI  


Applicants have rights under federal and state employment laws:

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)  En Español

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)  En Español

Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act (WFMLA)  En Español

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)  En Español


Aprilaire is an E-Verify company 


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