SMART Buffalo Manufacturing Works (BMW) Internship Program

SMART Community of Excellence has partnered with Western New York-based Buffalo Manufacturing Works (BMW) to offer one of a kind internship and experiential learning opportunities for junior and senior level undergraduate and graduate students at the University at Buffalo.

Summer, 2018 Internship Prospectives

Technology Development
Developing new technologies

Work with professionals to invent and innovate technologies, products and processes designed to help increase industry productivity. Engineering and management students are encouraged to apply.

Additive Manufacturing
Additive Manufacturing

To support broader adoption of additive manufacturing by industry, this opportunity's focus is powder-centric metal additive manufacturing. Architecture and engineering students are encouraged to apply.

Shift Program
BAK USA utilizes processes and automation

A program designed to assist small to medium size manufacturers through innovation awareness, education and planning. Engineering and management students are encouraged to apply.

STEM Learning Lab
University at Buffalo students in the Learning Lab at Buffalo Manufacturing Works

The fully equipped learning lab introduces students in grades K-12 to additive manufacturing. Students from the graduate school of education as well as architecture and engineering are encouraged to apply.

Buffalo Manufacturing Works

Buffalo Manufacturing Works engages with innovation-driven manufacturers across North America to help them discover sustainable, competitive advantages by developing and implementing cutting-edge products & technologies. BMW would like to more fully engage UB students as their need to expand their team with qualified staff grows. This provides UB students with an exceptional opportunity for hands-on work experience with future career opportunities.

Frequently asked questions

Who is eligible to apply for the SMART BMW Internship Program?
Junior and senior level undergraduates and graduate students are eligible. 

Do I need to be a student in an engineering, architecture, management or education discipline to apply?
No, this internship is open to all University at Buffalo students.

When do the internships take place?
The internships will take place during summer, 2018 - specifically the week of June 11th through the week of August 13th.

What hours will I be expected to work?
Weekdays between 8 AM and 6 PM for between 20 and 30 hours per week. It is possible that work will demand up to 40 hours per week. 

Is this a paid internship?
Yes, the hourly rate for undergraduate students is $17/hr and for graduate students is $18/hr.

Dates to remember

Application Deadline: April 20th, 2018
Applications reviewed: April, 2018
Interviews: April & May, 2018          
Offers made: May, 2018   
Internships begin: June 11th, 2018