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Summer 2022 Intern - R&D Engineering - Mechanical

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Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Austin, TX, US, 78746

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation. We empower the world’s most innovative companies to deliver transformational products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software solutions, we help our customers solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Whether you are a software developer, product engineer, sales team member, or part of our corporate team, at Ansys we know that by embracing what makes us each unique, we become collectively better.




As an R&D Engineering Intern, you will support research, prototyping, development, and testing for both

new and existing Ansys products.  This program will provide an opportunity to work on complex solutions,

network with our large R&D organization, and collaborate with professional R&D engineers.  We offer

opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.


This summer internship is a full time paid position.



  • Develop new applications of existing features and/or identify software or feature limitations.
  • Work alongside software developers during the design, implementation, and verification process.
  • Develop prototypes or test new solution strategies or algorithms.
  • Develop unit and regression tests.
  • Apply technical knowledge to real-world challenges
  • Analyze results and communicate findings in technical reports or visualizations.



  • Pursuing a BS, MS, or PhD in Engineering or related technical degree
  • Experience with Linux, including basic shell scripting
  • Strong knowlege of Python scripting
  • Currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to university after the completion of the internship program.



  • Ansys Software experience, including structural mechanics software such as Ansys Mechanical APDL, Ansys LS-DYNA, or Ansys Mechanical
  • Computer science competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design
  • Coding experience with one or more of: C++, Javascript, C#
  • Sharp and tenacious problem-solving skills
  • A thorough and careful approach to work; close attention to details and quality


At Ansys, our diverse, collaborative teams give us the strength and insight to solve the world’s most challenging engineering problems. Our ONE Ansys culture has at its core:

  • Customer Focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high – met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on. At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following awards: Bay Area Best Places to Work, a Pillar World Awards Gold Winner, Fast Company Best Places to Work for Innovators, a Gold Stevie Award for Great Employers, the FORTUNE Future 50, a DCA Silver Winner, an R&D100 Finalist, a 20% by 2020 Women on Boards winner, a 2020 Pittsburgh Tech 50 – finalist, and America’s Most Responsible Companies.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com


We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and belonging where everyone thrives as ONE Ansys team.

Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.


Nearest Major Market: Austin