Congratulations on your decision to pursue an international co-op! This is a two part application process. By clicking “Apply Now” you will create an International Co-op Application which will be reviewed by an International Co-op team member. If your application meets the preliminary requirements, you will be prompted to schedule a consultation meeting. After this consultation meeting is complete, if your application is approved, you will begin Part 2 of the application process where you will be able to apply to specific programs.
|Restrictions:||Drexel undergraduate students enrolled in a co-op program|
|Dates / Deadlines:
Academic Year below always refers to the start of each academic year. Fall is the first term in an academic year and it always starts in September of every year. Please refer to the start and end date listed below for appropriate application term. If you do not see the date range applicable to you, please contact the International Co-op Team. Click here for more co-op terms details.
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** Applicants will be notified of acceptance into this program and will be required to complete additional materials to register the co-op placement.
|Number of Positions:||1||Eligible Major(s):||Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering|
University West - The Production Technology West Group
The Production Technology West group (PTW) consists of around 50 researchers, and is the largest research group at University West, Sweden. The research group at PTW works on the development of production processes in the manufacturing industry. The focus is on thermal spraying, welding, cutting processing and sheet-metal stamping. The group also performs research on computer simulation, control and automation engineering and nondestructive testing. An important overarching aim of the research is to achieve sustainability in production. One characteristic feature of PTW is its researchers' close collaboration with industry. The research group is based at the Production Technology Centre (PTC), which is run jointly by Innovatum Technology Park, University West and the manufacturing industry of the region. The PTC's premises include an extremely well-equipped engineering laboratory which is used by the researchers and their partners. PTW carries out active international collaboration and has many international employees.
Job Description and Required Skills
Job Title: Applied Robotics Co-op
Job Description: Within one project (INNKA) we have an open position for a student working with the development of applied robotics. The aim of the project is to develop methods for flexible automation. This work will include tasks related to safety and sensors (robotics), programming and simulation (robotics) and experiments using our robot system for this project.The student will perform tasks related to applied robotics and be linked to our team in development of flexible automation.
Required Job Skills:
- Machine Vision
Number of Positions: 1
GPA Requirement: Minimum 2.5 GPA
Language Requirements: The job will be in English but students will take a mandatory Swedish course in the evening at the University at no cost.
Compensation: TBD - please consult with an International Co-op Team member
Financial Award: Students will be considered for a financial award from Steinbright once accepted and paperwork submitted.
Housing: Students have the opportunity to live the University’s dorm (about $300 per month).
Visa Requirement: Visa required but type of visa is dependent on student’s country of citizenship.