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Intern - Mechanical

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Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Tokyo, JP, 160-0023

Company: Ansys


When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys.


Take a leap of certainty … with Ansys.


Summary / Role Purpose

Join the Ansys Student Internship Program to apply your education to solve real world engineering problems, advance career skills and experience work at Ansys. The student intern will be part of the Application Engineering Team (Ansys Customer Excellence team) focused on Mechanical. The intern will use the Ansys Mechanical simulation platform and products to collaborate with a team of expert professionals to accomplish customer support objective. The intern will get an opportunity to interact with Ansys global leaders. The internship will run for 3-6 months. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Create new simulation methodologies, troubleshoot problem set-ups, run simulation benchmarks, and update industry best practices pertaining to modeling and simulation of engineered products & processes 
  • Develop competence in one or more products working under mentor. 
  • Update Ansys training course material and Knowledge material
  • Create technical marketing content 
  • Communicate with users on the Ansys community/forum
  • Perform literature search to locate relevant publications using Ansys or competitive products, as well as experimental data 
  • Triage workflow issues, identify root cause and file product defect for RD. 
  • Write detailed technical reports and present results to Ansys teams 
  • Network within the Ansys Customer Excellence team to learn various job functions such as presales support, post sales technical support, consulting services, etc. 
  • Support testing efforts to determine new feature readiness for commercial release 
  • Participate in various customer interactions such as web meetings and customer visits 


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience 

  • MS in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or related field.  
  • Experience with using Ansys Mechanical, Ansys LS-Dyna or other simulation software involving real world, industry level applications
  • Currently enrolled as an engineering graduate student (M.S. or Ph.D.) in an accredited Japan university.
  • Ready to work at the advertised location without requiring relocation assistance by Ansys 
  • Motivated to learn. Strong problem solving, communication and time management skills 
  • Demonstrated skills in writing, understanding, and presenting in fluent English 


Preferred Qualifications and Skills 

  • Basic experience with Python or other object-oriented programming/scripting languages 
  • Knowledge of design optimization methods for engineering 


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.