Course Title

Mechanical Engineering Internship

Collaboration Overview

Lucas Scheibal is a Sophomore at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. He's seeking an industry partner to provide him with project opportunities, major-related experiences, and exposure to field of interest of Mechanical Engineering for the duration of one semester (60+ hours).

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Engagement Format: Capstone

Small Team Consulting Project - Students work in consulting teams of 3-5 directly with faculty and client liaisons on developing real solutions to real-world challenges.

Timeline & Next Steps

  • December 31, 2020

    Deadline to Solidify Industry Partner

  • January 8, 2021

    Project Materials Finalized

  • January 18, 2021

    Internship Launch Date

Project Inspiration

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Process Design Review
Scalability Assessment
Inter-Departmental Efficiency Assessment

Product Design & Development

User Testing/Interviewing
Requirements Planning
Product Development/Extension

Purchasing, Logistics, Supply Chain

Sourcing & Distribution Analysis
Inventory Management
Distribution Optimization

Quality Control

Process Mapping & Checking
Document Validity Verification
Data and Fact Checking

Academic Mentors


Lucas Scheibal

[email protected]

Academic Program Details

SchoolSouthern Illinois University of Edwardsville
CourseMechanical Engineering Internship
Graduate / UndergraduateN/A
Students EnrolledN/A
Student Time Commitment4-7 Hours
Class Meeting Day & Time*N/A

*Note: Company, faculty, and students will finalize meeting and communication schedule after collaboration is finalized

Collaboration Requirements

Requested Industries
Construction, Repair & Maintenance, Manufacturing
Requested Company Size
  • Small Business
  • Medium Business
Duration (01/18/2021 - 05/07/2021)
Company Time Commitment1 Hour per week of mentoring, answering key questions, and providing access to helpful resources
Project Count1


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