TCSG-GTMI Internship Program

Program Overview

The TCSG-GTMI Internship Program is funded by the Georgia Department of Economic Development's Workforce Division. The primary goal of the program is to enhance the preparation of technical college students for the advanced manufacturing workforce. Specifically, by challenging technical college students to complete complex, real-world, mission-critical manufacturing research and commercialization projects, the program aims to develop: 

  • Advanced technical skills in areas such as manual and CNC machining, CAD, CAM, additive manufacturing, welding, assembly, mechatronics, and machine maintenance
  • Critical 21st Century skills such as creativity, advanced problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication 

Program Details

There are three TCSG-GTMI Internship periods that begin during each year, with start dates of September, February, and May, respectively. During each period, two technical college students will intern at GTMI for a total of 6 months. Each intern will work approximately 24 hours per week. Students work under the supervision of the GTMI Engineering Machinist and Service Center Lead to complete a variety of design and hands-on fabrication projects for Georgia Tech faculty, industry partners, and Georgia Tech startup companies.

Benefits Each Student Receives

  • $6000 Stipend                                 
  • Elective credit at their technical college          
  • Operate a variety of advanced manufacturing equipment and software
  • Participate in all aspects of a project, from meeting with a company to designing and fabricating parts
  • Work directly with manufacturers, including startups, to solve mission-critical problems
  • Develop invaluable contacts at Georgia Tech and in the manufacturing industry 

Who Should Apply

  • Technical college students in Georgia pursuing a diploma or degree in any science, technology, engineering, or mathematics field
  • Students interested in pursuing a career in manufacturing are highly encouraged to apply
  • Student veterans are highly encouraged to apply
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is required

How to Apply
 The application process for the 2018-2017 internship period is still open. 

Click here to learn how to apply to the program.

Program Contacts

Tina Guldberg, Program Director, tina.guldberg@gatech.edu
 
Benjamin Coffman, Student Mentor for the Program, ben.coffman@gatech.edu