USA Internships

If you are looking for a career, not a job, look no further than HydraForce!

Are you looking for a dynamic summer internship with a global leader?

Consider HydraForce, a global leader in the Design and Manufacture of Hydraulic Valves and Manifold Systems

If you are a college student (who will have completed at least your freshman year of college) and are interested in a career in Engineering, Manufacturing, Electronics, Purchasing or Sales/Marketing, we invite you to apply for a paid summer internship with HydraForce. Interns will be working at either our Global HQ in Lincolnshire, IL or at our Innovation and Design Center in Vernon Hills, IL.

We offer a variety of programs in various disciplines ranging from Engineering to Marketing to Purchasing. Our interns tackle real problems and find solutions that are then presented to our customers. Interning with HydraForce is an opportunity to experience real work in a real workplace.


Here at HydraForce we offer Internships for individuals who want to become engineers. If you want to specialise in Mechanical, Electrical or Manufacturing Engineering then we have an opportunity for you!

Our Internship program has been running since 2004 and is an exciting way to start your working life. A key part of your training will be the time you spend in various Engineering and business departments, to understand the product and the business; supported by your academic studies.



If this sounds like your idea of an internship, please apply!

Summer Internships for Design, Manufacturing and Quality Engineering are available for 2023! At HydraForce every day is a new set of challenges; we offer a fast-paced and challenging work environment for our employees.

What You’ll gain:

Hands-on experience by working on real life problems, Exposure to Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing principles, Experience working with Pro-E/Creo, Contact with various levels of employees within the organization (CEO, VP’s, Directors and Managers), Exposure to various departments within the company (Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Accounting, and Sales to name a few), Active involvement in a team project.

Career Paths

We have had people join us straight from college who have progressed quickly up the HydraForce ladder as we have seen the potential they have to succeed; and we have even had some of our employees win regional and national awards as a result of their hard work and commitment.

We are Customer Driven, Technology Focused, Employee-centric

For over 30 years, HydraForce has been producing the most innovative electro-hydraulic control solutions for the mobile machinery and industrial
equipment markets.



Your Future Career

Find out what opportunities we have available now! We start the recruitment process for our Interns in Autumn/ Winter, with interviews taking place December through early Spring of the following year. Successful candidates will then join the business in late May.

Work Placement Opportunities

Internships at HydraForce can be adapted to suit both your requirements and our business needs.

Summer Internships for Applications Engineer, Quality and Supply Chain are available for 2023! At HydraForce every day is a new set of challenges; we offer a fast-paced and challenging work environment for our employees.

However long your work placement is, you will be working on real-life projects that make a difference to the company. We welcome students from across the world to join HydraForce us for our work placements, so we can help support their growing careers.

Below are the current Hydraforce Summer Internship Positions in the US for 2023.

Please note: This program is open to undergraduate students only. HydraForce does not provide housing for interns.

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