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Summer Intern Electrical Engineer in West Chicago, IL
Masonite Corporation

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Job Description

Our vision is to be the best provider of building products in the eyes of our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and communities.

At Masonite, we understand that people are key. We are a composite of diverse people who come together by showing support and respect to one another.

We hire people that demonstrate integrity under pressure. Integrity is at the foundation of everything we do. It is in each door we make, in our commitment delivery and in our honest and sincere communication.

Our employees are flexible, versatile and resilient. Our ability to weather any storm, to bend without breaking, is what allows us to hear the knock and open the door with confidence, no matter what's on the other side.

At Masonite, we hold the door open for each other and for new ideas. We want everyone to freely contribute ideas and add value, so we are positive and encouraging. This collaborative environment is what makes Masonite a transparent, fair company- one that doesn't hide behind closed doors.

We continuously strive to improve both our products and our customers' experiences. This drive leads us to revolutionize the door industry and help people walk through walls.


We are looking for an Engineering Intern at our Masonite Innovation Center in West Chicago from  May - August

What you will do:

(1) Build a laser device to measure vibration damping of wood fiber boards to extract viscoelastic properties. (2) Provide technical assistance to team working on dielectric monitoring of water loss from polymers

Development of test equipment to measure viscoelastic properties of wood fiber composites.  Contribute to development of a dielectric method to monitor cure of water based polymers.

Build equipment to measure critical fundamental properties of wood and polymers for development of predictive models.

Who will you report to: 

Research Fellow


Education: Electrical engineer- Undergraduate Junior


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