Arrow Electronics Applications Engineering Intern – Full Time – Summer 2018 in Peabody, Massachusetts


Applications Engineering Intern – Full Time – Summer 2018

Job Description:

Applications Engineering Intern – Full Time – Summer 2018

Peabody, MA

Who is Arrow Electronics?

Globally headquartered in Denver, CO, Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions, with 2016 sales of $23.8 billion. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 465 locations in 90 countries.

A Fortune 118 company with 18,700 employees worldwide, Arrow brings technology solutions to a breadth of markets, including telecommunications, information systems, transportation, medical, industrial, and consumer electronics.

Arrow provides extraordinary value to customers and suppliers - the best technology companies in the world - and connects them through the company's industry-leading services.

Why Be an Intern?

  • Hands-on approach to learning and applying your degree

  • Chance to network with 200+ interns across North America

  • Small forums with our Executives and past interns

  • Stretch your presentation skills in front of our VP’s and Directors

Functional Area

We have exciting opportunities for Electrical, Mechanical, and Computer Science Engineering students.

Arrow’s engineering team solves comprehensive embedded solutions across broad markets, leveraging extensive leading technology. Enabled through Arrow’s many world-class supplier partners and our current expertise in architectural and design consultation, you will help pull the pieces together. Your active involvement in creating ideas and solutions for customers, and solving many design challenges will provide a rewarding experience. Working within a centralized team of Design Engineers who offer expertise across all major embedded technologies, your talent and success will reach a wide audience and make a difference.


  • Act as a resource for field technical team and liaison with customer engineers

  • Provide comprehensive, alternative PEMCO (Passive Electromechanical and Connector) design solutions for customers

  • Understand and deliver full gamut of PEMCO solutions for applications, including tools, interoperability with active components, 3rd party design services, etc.

  • Deliver ideas appropriate for specific applications swiftly and professionally

  • Understand and execute successful Arrow and supplier demand creation strategies

  • Interface and coordinate with a number of Arrow internal resources as well as supplier product and strategic marketing contacts

  • Provide expertise and assistance in a variety of early design services to accelerate customer time to market and provide them with a competitive edge

  • Build relationships with industry subject matter experts

  • Attend key supplier training events and participate in online training

Education & Experience:

  • Currently a senior, enrolled and pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s in Engineering with a concentration in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.

  • Available to work full time (40 hrs/week) during the summer (May or June through Mid-August; Available start dates: May 21, May 29, June 4, June 11. Earliest end date is August 17)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent Excel, PowerPoint, and Word skills

  • Ability to deliver creative and innovative thoughts

  • Able to objectively craft, compare and contrast multiple solutions per application

  • Thrive on new technology while staying grounded in practical solutions

  • Ability to prioritize based on opportunities and effectively multitask are a must


This is a paid internship.

  • This position is not eligible for sponsorship to work/intern in the U.S.*


Boston - Peabody

Time Type:

Full time

Most people live in the present. But a handful of us live in a world that doesn’t exist yet — the world of Five Years Out. Five Years Out is the tangible future. And it’s a way of thinking at Arrow that serves as a springboard for innovators, helping them see what’s coming and stay ahead of what’s ahead.

We are much more than products and services. We’re a community of designers, engineers, builders and visionaries who navigate the path between possibility and practicality, across the complete lifecycle of electronics, in some of the fastest-growing commercial and industrial markets on the planet.

The work we do is everywhere, from things you’ve never seen to things you can’t live without. A Fortune 119 company with more than 18,700 employees in over 90 countries, and 2016 sales of $23.8 billion, we guide innovation forward for the world’s leading technologies used in homes, businesses and daily life. If it takes a charge, chances are we helped design it, build it and get it to market.

Are you Five Years Out? Then chances are, you’ll enjoy working with us.

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Arrow will make reasonable accommodations that enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions of their jobs so long as the accommodation does not create an undue hardship.