Summer Intern - Tech, Electronics
ConsumerReports.org - Yonkers, NY

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Consumer Reports (CR) is a 250 million dollar non-profit organization focused on testing products, informing and protecting consumers. CR has the largest subscriber-based website in the world (3.5 million) and a combined online/print base of over 8 million. Headquartered in Yonkers, NY, the company has approximately 600 staff members with offices in Washington, DC, Austin, TX, San Francisco, CA, Colchester, CT, and Richmond, VT.

Join a team of professionals dedicated to protecting and informing consumers through various communication channels. This is a wonderful summer internship opportunity for students interested in gaining invaluable experience in a vibrant organization.

Summer internships will be available to current full-time students (undergraduate or graduate students) or recent graduates (graduated in December 2012 or graduating in May 2013). Academic credits can be applied if applicable (please specify in your application if your internship will be for credit and provide contact information for your academic institution representative).

Internship positions will start in late May and run through mid-August (total of 12 weeks, with some flexibility). Interns will be paid $15 per hour based on a 35-hour work week. In addition, interns will be invited to participate in activities including lunch with senior leaders of Consumer Reports, a tour of our world-renowned product testing labs, and a trip to our Auto Test facilities in Colchester, CT.

NOTE: For summer internships, Consumers Reports cannot pay any relocation or housing allowance. Internships are filled on a rolling basis. It is suggested that you apply as soon as possible.

Consumer Reports interns are considered trainees under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1973.

Qualifications Include:

• Engineering background preferred.
• Proficient in Excel.
• Understanding of how to use a variety of testing instrumentation and lab equipment including oscilloscope, logic analyzer, and voltmeter.
• Interest in consumer products.

Key Responsibilities:

Intern will be assigned work relating to testing of consumer products. Intern may also assist in the receiving and disposition of test products, assist in lab calibrations and cleanup, and be called on to perform protocol development work for staff as needed.

Consumers Reports is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

Consumer Reports is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, religion, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status and any other category covered by applicable law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in the application or interview process should notify a Consumer Reports’ Human Resources representative.

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