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Stanley Black and Decker Mechanical Engineering Intern EAST COAST - Summer 2024 in Holliston, Massachusetts

Since 1843, Stanley Black & Decker has set the standard for excellence in everything we do. No company on earth has a stronger or more compelling history of delivering the hardworking, innovative, powerful tools that help professionals around the world build, repair, and protect the world’s most valuable things.

About Our Internship Program

Throughout the course of the internship, interns either work on-site or virtually and have regular events, weekly lunch and learn session and receive training customized by our business units. This unique opportunity to gain valuable insights into supporting the needs of Stanley Black & Decker both in the US and Globally. The interns will understand first-hand what a career at Stanley Black & Decker is like and have the opportunity to build a cross-functional professional network. Additional social activities are planned throughout the internship period to provide opportunity to network with SBD professionals. Interns are expected to adapt to change and demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills, creativity and self-confidence. Interns must be team oriented and able to work collaboratively.

Key Responsibilities:

During your internship you will have the opportunity to support Mechanical Engineering with key activities including:

  • Design and prototyping of innovative product concepts related to consumer power tools are related fields.

  • Perform engineering design tasks for new product development and cost reduction projects. These may include improvements in user experience, product value, manufacturing efficiency, or product reliability.

  • Preparation of possible solutions along with decision matrix to assist in choosing technical direction.

  • These may include improvements in user experience, product value, manufacturing efficiency, or product reliability.

  • Assist in developing and testing new products that meet design, marketing, regulatory, quality, and cost requirements as defined by engineering and the product development process

  • Proactively consider cost, performance, and durability tradeoffs to help meet project cost targets.

  • Support manufacturing facilities & supply chain on design related issues for product that is currently in production

You will have exposure to several areas of the Mechanical Engineering at Stanley Black & Decker and will work on a wide variety of tasks and projects with a cross functional team of professionals including: Product Design Group, Testing, Regulatory, Quality, Product Marketing, and Manufacturing

This position will provide you with:

  • A utility role interacting with key members of a fortune 500 company

  • A flexible schedule featuring a max of 40 hours

  • Opportunity for career advancement upon graduation

  • Competitive compensation


The Summer Mechanical Engineering intern candidate will preferably have the following qualifications:

  • Rising Junior or Senior, Target graduation date in 2025 or 2026

  • Mechanical Engineering, Electro-Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Aerospace Engineering

  • Strong Academic Credentials

  • Basic CAD and Drafting

  • Courses in basic Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or Embedded software a plus.

  • Experience working with and designing sheet metal parts, stampings, welded assemblies & injection molded plastic parts

  • Successfully manage strong academics with extracurricular activities.

Mechanical Engineering Internships are available in the following locations:

  • Towson, MD,

  • New Britain, CT

  • East Longmeadow, MA

  • Holliston, MA

All qualified applicants that apply for Stanley Black & Decker will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status .

We Don’t Just Build The World, We Build Innovative Technology Too.

Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means working in an innovative, tech-driven and highly collaborative team environment supported by over 58,000 professionals in 60 countries across the globe. Here, you’ll get the unique chance to impact some of the world’s most iconic brands including STANLEY TOOLS, DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, MAC TOOLS and Black + Decker. Your ideas and solutions have the potential to reach millions of customers as we work together to write the next chapter in our history. Come build with us and take your career to new heights.

Who We Are

We’re the World’s largest tool company. We’re industry visionaries. We’re solving problems and advancing the manufacturing trade through innovative technology and our Industry 4.0 Initiative. We are committed to ensuring our state-of-the-art “smart factory” products and services provide greater quality to our customers & greater environmental and social value to our planet. We are unique in that we have a rich and storied history dating back to 1843, but that hasn't stopped us from evolving into a vibrant, diverse, global growth company.

Benefits & Perks

You’ll get a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, retirement benefits, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Time Off, including paid vacation, holidays & personal days, and tuition reimbursement. And, of course, discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and products and well as discount programs for many other vendors and partners.

What You’ll Also Get

Career Opportunity: Career paths aren’t linear here. Being part of our global company with 60+ brands gives you the chance to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.

Learning & Development:

Our lifelong learning philosophy means you’ll have access to a wealth of state-of-the-art learning resources, including our Lean Academy and online university (where you can get certificates and specializations from renowned colleges and universities).

Diverse & Inclusive Culture:

We pride ourselves on being an awesome place to work. We respect and embrace differences because that’s how the best work gets done. You’ll find we like to have fun here, too.

Purpose-Driven Company:

You’ll help us continue to make positive changes in the local communities where we work and live as well as in the broader world through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.

For the builders and protectors, for the makers and explorers, for those shaping and reshaping our world through hard work and inspiration, Stanley Black & Decker provides the tools and innovative solutions you can trust to get the job done—and we have since 1843.

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