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Paid summer internship - R&D / Digital Printing / Industrial engineering

Wilsonart is a world-leading engineered surfaces company. We're driven by a mission to create surfaces people love, with service they can count on, delivered by people who care. For 66 years, we’ve taken pride in our people-first culture, our commitment to diversity and inclusion, and our dedication to constant growth and evolution. 
We’re looking for two students or recent graduates for our 2023 R&D Summer Internship Program! This is a full-time, paid summer internship in Temple, TX. 
The ideal candidate is meticulous, analytical, collaborative, and eager to learn. Preference given to students pursuing a Bachelor’s in math, chemistry, engineering, industrial technology, material science, or related fields.  Students pursuing an associate’s degree in a technical field will also be considered.
HOURS: M-F, 8:30a – 5p
PAY: $20-22/hr
-       You’ll channel your inner detective to test, analyze, and collect data on Wilsonart products and raw materials in our R&D lab.  Think CSI – but for laminates!
-       You’ll use your keen attention to detail and methodical nature to assist in technical trials and testing, and ensure accurate documentation throughout the process.
-       You may be working with our proprietary digital printer in creating proofs, managing production, and maintaining quality specifications in printing.
-       You’ll help determine the nature of technical problems using root cause analysis, and suggest creative, innovative solutions (product redesign, substitution of material or parts, etc).
-       You’ll learn the ins and outs of our production process as you transition projects from R&D into operations, as well as support our marketing and design departments.
-       You’re working towards a Bachelor’s or Associate’s in a technical discipline, such as math, chemistry, engineering, material sciences, or related fields.
-       You’re able to work full-time in our Temple facility for 10-12 weeks this summer (start/end dates are flexible – we will work with your school schedule).
-       You’re interested in pursuing a career in manufacturing, engineering, science, architecture/design, digital printing, or related fields.
-       You have exceptional attention to detail, a solid understanding of the principles of scientific testing, and the ability to quickly learn new software/hardware
-       You’re inquisitive and love a good challenge, and are comfortable working with analytical data
-       You’re ready to learn and grow with a respected industry leader!


About Wilsonart
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Wilsonart is a world leading manufacturer and distributor of engineered surfaces with approximately $1.4b in annual revenue and a global workforce of more than 4,500. Wilsonart surfaces are used in the office, education, healthcare, residential, hospitality and retail markets.

Our Mission and Values 
Wilsonart is driven by a mission to create surfaces people love, with service you can count on, delivered by people who care. Wilsonart is driven by providing beautiful, hard-working, on-trend and high performing engineered surfaces for whatever you need to cover. For decades, our companies worldwide have given designers and builders the right tools for the job, no matter how specialized. Today, we bring you a portfolio of solutions, both decorative and functional, that spans retail, hospitality, healthcare, education, office and institutional applications. 

Service You Can Count On.
Wilsonart is dedicated to getting our customers what they want, when and how they want it. From a North American fleet of trucks, to strategically located distribution centers around the world, we can service the globe with our expanding range of products and services.

People Who Care.
Over 4,500 people strong, Wilsonart is made up of dedicated people who care about doing the right thing, every day. Whether it’s making a flawless sheet of high pressure laminate, volunteering at a community house raising or sourcing sustainable materials, Wilsonart people care deeply about what they do, who they do it for, and how they do it.