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Design/Model Shop Intern

Gentex Boston, MA

  • Employment Type Other


At Gentex Corporation, we’ve created an environment where great ideas and great people can thrive. Leveraging a history that spans over 125 years, Gentex is a global leader in personal protection and situational awareness solutions for defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel operating in high performance environments.  Join our multinational team of exceptional and dedicated employees around the world and work on challenging and rewarding projects, grow your skills, and advance your career all while making a positive difference in the lives of our customers. Together, you and Gentex can build a career that’s uniquely yours.


•Currently enrolled in a B.S. in Industrial Design program 


•Experience with Adobe creative suite (Photoshop, Illustrator) 

•Experience with Solidworks

•Experience with sketching and creating prototypes 


Gentex Corporation is currently seeking an Industrial Design intern for the Fall 2019 semester.  Our internship program allows students the opportunity to obtain valuable, applicable work experience in a fast-paced, and challenging environment.  The design Intern will focus on assisting full time designers create 3D models and physical prototypes. Hourly rate for interns is $15.00 per hour.  



•3D modeling

•Model making, casting

•Laser cutting


•Sewing/soft goods

•Composite layup 

•3D printing




Gentex’s Boston facility is located in the Seaport District in South Boston.  The Seaport District is a redeveloped stretch of the waterfront lined with large, sleek restaurants, bars and hotels. Visitors and locals can relax at cafe tables on Fan Pier, along the Harborwalk. Next to the huge Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, the Lawn on D offers summer concerts and games like bocce and ping-pong.

At Gentex, we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Gentex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status or on the basis of disability.  Gentex is an E-Verify Participant.  Pre-employment drug/alcohol/background screening is required.  If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Gentex, please call our Human Resources department at (570) 282-3550.


Why Work Here?

We have a 9/80 work week with every other Fridays off!

Leveraging an over 125-year history of product development and manufacturing innovation, quality, and performance, Gentex Corporation is dedicated to improving personal protection and situational awareness for global defense forces, emergency responders, and industrial personnel operating in high performance environments.


Boston, MA
Posted: 8 days ago