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Powertrain Engineering Intern - Summer 2023

Wyoming, MN
Posted on Aug 19, 2022 Full time R13721
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At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment. Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to THINK OUTSIDE.

Powertrain Engineering Intern Summer 2023

At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment.  Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to Think Outside.

What to expect:

The Polaris Engineering Internship is designed for future leaders who seek a culture built on innovative, passionate and collaborative individuals. Our 12-week program allows you to have exposure to multiple facets of engineering to help you develop and define core areas of interest and strengths. Your assignments offer value-added deliverables that have a direct impact on developing new Polaris products.

You will have the invaluable chance to bring your education to life through real world project work at one of the most dynamic companies within the power sports industry. Through your experience you will have opportunities to expedite your knowledge of the business, develop innovative solutions to real business challenges and build a network of Polaris employees.

As a Powertrain Engineering Intern, you will:

  • Build upon your key skillsets of Powertrain in the areas of: Design, Development/System Integration, Manufacturing/Quality/Supplier Quality, Test or Project Engineering based on your interests and business need

  • Receive personalized goals and projects that track directly to the needs of the business and allow you to have a hand in key company initiatives

  • Collaborate with the Powertrain Team to design, develop and implement various engineering projects

  • Drive continuous improvements and problem solving for engineering roadblocks

Powertrain Interns are typically placed in any of the following locations: Roseau, MN; Wyoming, MN, Osceola, WI.

Interns who demonstrate exceptional performance and a passion to learn may be offered an additional internship or a full-time position, depending on graduation date.

Polaris offers relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify.  Intern responsibilities include:

  • Transportation to/from office

  • Securing housing for the duration of the internship

  • Attending a 2-3 day summit event in Minnesota: an opportunity to learn from executives, network with other interns, and participate in professional development.

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, or related

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0

  • Able to complete full 12-week internship working 40 hours per week (May/June-August 2023)

  • Geographic flexibility

  • Proven strength in the following: analysis and creative problem solving, communication, interpersonal relationships, self-motivation, and leadership

  • The drive to actively contribute to both personal and company-wide goals through creative and innovative thinking

This position is not eligible for sponsorship. To be considered for this opportunity, you must apply on our career page.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Past experience working with engines

  • Completion of at least two years of university coursework

  • Previous Internship/Co-op experience

  • Previous leadership experience in work, organizations, or classroom

As the global leader in Powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2021 sales of $8.2 billion, Polaris’ high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments, and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio. Polaris’ presence in adjacent markets includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. www.polaris.com 

EEO Statement
Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to THINK OUTSIDE.  Apply today!

About Polaris


As the global leader in Powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2021 sales of $8.2 billion, Polaris’ high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments, and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio. Polaris’ presence in adjacent markets includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. www.polaris.com

EEO Statement


Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.