Heat Transfer Intern at United Technologies

City Syracuse
Date Posted: 2019-10-24-07:00
Country: United States of America
Location: CAN01: Carrier-Syracuse, NY 6304 Thompson Rd, Syracuse, NY, 13221 USA
Carrier is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. Carrier is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.
Willis Carrier invented the first modern air-conditioning system in 1902 and changed how people live, work, and play. Today, Carrier needs your talent to build upon this legacy and to deliver what’s next for the modern world.
We are seeking internship candidates to join our engineering teams at our location in Syracuse, New York. Selected students will get exposure to:
Hands-on experience in multiple engineering applications to include Compression, Chemical Engineering, Innovation & Research, Materials Science, Mechanical, Electrical, Embedded Software/Firmware Programs, Refrigeration Systems, Heat Transfer, and Acoustics and Indoor Air Quality.
  • State-of-the-art labs testing multiple revolutionary projects.
  • Ability to work side-by-side with subject-matter experts and be involved on project teams.
  • Working for a diversified Fortune 50 corporation.
  • Professional training and development opportunities.


The ideal candidate will be a sophomore or junior pursing a Bachelors’ degree in Mechanical Engineering with 0-3 years of similar co-op/intern or work experience, or a graduate student pursuing a Masters’ or PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Experience / Qualifications:

This position will involve engineering application in the following technology competency area:
The Heat Transfer Group applies a combination of advanced modeling, analysis, and experimental techniques to characterize thermal performance of advanced heat transfer surfaces. The preferred candidate for the Heat Transfer Internship will have a firm grasp of thermal-fluid science fundamentals, a basic understanding of heat exchanger design principles, solid computer and analytical skills, and familiarity with standard laboratory practices and experimental methods. Entry level competency with engineering development tools such as MATLAB, EES, FEA, CFD or Pro-E is highly desirable.
  • 3.0 GPA minimum
  • Solid grasp of engineering fundamentals
  • Interest in thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer
  • Ability to work independently on assigned task
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Eagerness to learn and develop under guidance of experienced engineers
  • Previous Engineering internships preferred

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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