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Spring 2023 Intern - Meshing (Bachelor's)

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Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

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.



Summary / Role Purpose

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.


Thus, through our enriching internship program, we help develop the next generation of engineers and technologists.


As a student intern, you will help develop our industry-leading simulation software while gaining real experience in your field of study. You will work on a variety of impactful projects to help maintain, advance, and accelerate Ansys products.


In this internship, you will support our Meshing Development Unit (MDU) team. This is a 40-hour per week paid position starting January 2023 and concluding April 2023.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs software product testing and investigates possible causes of problems according to the company's overall development and testing processes. 
  • Helps to analyze requirements and develops tests suitable for new features within the appropriate environment. 
  • Creates, updates, and modifies existing tests, as necessary. 
  • Performs functional, application, regression, and performance tests in a manual and/or automated test environment.
  • Participate in Code review and approval process.
  • Detects and writes software defect reports.
  • Understands and reproduces product defects and works with developers to determine the best resolution.



Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Pursuing BS in Mechanical, Civil, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, or other engineering discipline with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 
  • Must be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to university after the completion of the internship program. 
  • Computing skills with demonstrated knowledge of Windows/Linux operating systems and programming/scripting languages.



Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience with Python, C/C++ programming languages.
  • Familiarity with Ansys products.
  • Familiarity with computer-aided software engineering tools and the associated engineering principles.
  • Ability to learn quickly and to collaborate with others in a geographically distributed team
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • General skills in planning and problem solving.
  • A thorough and careful approach to work; close attention to detail.


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.
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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: Pittsburgh