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Industrial Design Intern - Summer 2019 Job

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Date: Jan 18, 2019

Location: Denton, TX, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks.  PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.  PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Peterbilt Motors Company
On highways, construction sites, city streets, logging roads - everywhere our customers earn their living - Peterbilt's red oval is a familiar symbol of performance, reliability and pride.  Peterbilt has reigned as America's premium quality truck manufacturer since the company's founding in 1939. Our dedication to deliver products and services focused on improving customers' performance, image, profitability and peace of mind truly makes Peterbilt the Class of the Industry

Requisition Summary

Peterbilt Motors Company, a PACCAR Company, has an opening for an Industrial Design Intern (Styling) in Denton, Texas. This position will work in our Industrial Design Department and assist the Industrial Design team with the design of small parts and components to support current and near term projects. Responsibilities will also include creating graphics, presentation support, and research.


Local campus housing may be available at the University of North Texas at a nominal rate.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Transportation and Product Design: Styling a range of current and future Peterbilt exteriors and interiors ranging from theme development using design phases from concept to scale models, and to support other projects as requested. This may include concept and production-based programs and projects
  • Research: Conduct research of current and future competitive and analogous product, and other research to support both Industrial Design and Product Planning Groups as required
  • Rendering & Graphics Support: Create High Quality Renderings, Support Presentations, Layouts, and graphics as required
  • Modeling Studio Support: Able to execute your design or concept using traditional or modern modeling or fabrication techniques to demonstrate a design concept


Ability to work collaboratively with Designers, Digital Modelers, Studio Modelers, Product Planning and Program Management team members

Skills / Competencies

Basic traditional and digital sketching and rendering skills are required. Must have design acumen and good writing and verbal communication skills.


Must be a recent graduate or in pursuit of a degree in Industrial or Product Design or Graphics Design, Bachelor of Arts candidates will be considered. 

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Industrial Design, Fabrication, Summer Internship, Recent Graduate, Manufacturing, Research, Entry Level

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