Volvo Group Intern: Project Support (Summer 2018) in Radford, Virginia


The purpose of this position is to assist the Special Projects department with a broad scope of assignments.

Core Responsibilities

  • Serves in a training and development capacity for more complex and productive assignments

  • Assists experienced Project Directors with investigations related to projects

  • Initial phase of training and development within area of assignment

  • Proficient use of equipment, instrumentation and software/hardware used within area of assignment

  • Entry level performance issues with task-oriented, less complicated assignments

Critical Competencies

  • Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on

  • Communication: Listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably and actively seeking feedback non-defensively

  • Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to required -- or higher -- standards, pitching in to get the job done

  • Flexibility: Performing a wide range of tasks, responding to changes in direction and priorities, and accepting new challenges, responsibilities, and assignments

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled and pursuing a BS Degree in Engineering at an accredited school; no work experience required

  • Applicants must have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship

  • Student must have minimum GPA of 3.0

  • Ability to travel frequently to the manufacturing plants

Personal Qualifications

  • Customer Focus

  • Technical Skills

  • Peer Relationships

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Standing Alone

  • Action Oriented

  • Perseverance

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Founded in 1900, Mack Trucks - recognized around the world as “The American Truck You Can Count On” – to builds durable and reliable, application-driven vehicles that get the job done. An iconic brand, Mack embodies the American spirit: pioneering, hard-working, authentic and ambitious. With Mack Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Strategy & Brand

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran