C3 is an engineering firm that designs and builds manufacturing equipment.

If you’ve bought a bed for school recently and it came to you rolled in a box, it’s likely the machine was built by C3. This is one of the most disruptive industries – foam and mattress manufacturing. Our technology impacts multiple levels of its supply chain, from foam pouring to final mattress and bedding packaging for retail.

Our interns work as extra hands on our team. You’re assigned projects that you’ll see to fruition by the end of your internship. They have clear objectives and results you can show off on your resume.

Are you ready to take your skills beyond the classroom?

Gain the experience you need.

C3‘s internship program is designed to give interns real experience they can showcase on their resume. You chose your career path because you’re passionate about it…we’ll help you live that passion out.

“The broad scope of my project is far more than I imagined I’d be able to work on. It’s been a great opportunity to learn from experienced engineers,” – Jon, Electrical Engineering Intern

You can expect:

  • Project based work assignments
  • Multi-department exposure
  • Dedicated mentors to guide you on projects
  • Fun, creative work culture

Want to see for yourself? Here’s our behind the scenes #RollWithC3

Electrical Engineer Intern

“The pressure to perform at a higher level, that kind of challenge, it’s not something you get at school. You’re in class, you know what your expectations are, it’s very different here,” Braden, Electrical Engineer 

Electrical Engineering Internship

As an Electrical Engineering Intern at C3, you’ll be assigned projects to develop and enhance our equipment designs. Past projects included updating HMI screens and improving communications between multiple machines in a system. We asses your strengths, interests, and our needs to find assignments that will work best for both of us.

Our Electrical Engineering team is highly motivated, curious about automations and easily excited over programming. They are innovators, tackling challenges head-on and living to tell the tale.

Sound like you? Apply Now.

Mechanical Engineering Internship

Mechanical Engineering Interns have their pencils and wrenches ready. They’re often found detailing mechanical drawings or serving as liaisons between the shop and engineers. The love figuring out how to make things work, and then work better.

Our Mechanical Engineers enjoy seeing a project through from start to finish. They don’t back down from problems that arise during assembly and are often running out into the shop to help. They are perfectionists with their designs and see their work as art.

Is it up your alley? Apply Now.

Business Operations Internship

It takes a lot of hands to make a business operate smoothly. Our Business Operations Intern assists our Operations Lead in data organization and analysis to make strategic decisions that impact efficiencies on the shop floor, customer service and vendor relations. This position is excellent if you’re looking to get a direct view of how a business operates and a OEM keeps its ducks in a row.

Operations interns enjoy picking through data, presenting solutions to our team, and interacting across departments to move us forward. They see themselves as the managers of the future.

Ready for the challenge? Apply Now.

operations intern

Assembly Operations Internship

Sometimes, we just need extra hands. If you’re interested in a career in manufacturing and want to experience what it’s like to work in a facility, this internship will give you a peek into what day-to-day operations are like. Assembly Operations Interns often work in shipping and receiving, assembly, and other areas as needed or as your skills allow.

High school and college students are welcome to apply who are curious, ready to get their hands dirty and ready for a cool first job.

Like what we’re talking about? Apply Now.

shipping and receiving internship

Come See Us! Career Fairs for ’17-’18 Academic Year

We’d love to meet you in person! If you’ve applied, or are thinking of applying, come visit our booth at one of these career fairs to introduce yourself, ask questions, and learn more about working with C3. We’ll return the favor by leaving you with some sweet swag.

  • September 14th – UW-Madison, 1 – 7pm
  • September 25th – UW-Platteville, 2 – 6pm
  • September 27th – Michigan Tech, 12 – 5pm
  • September 28th – MSOE, 3 – 7pm
  • October 12th – 14th – Talent Upload

Resources for Applying

Are you ready to launch your career? Here are resources to help your application make it to the top of our pile and prepare for an interview: