Technical Product Specialist - Summer Internship

Technical Product Specialist - Summer Internship

This internship will be hosted at our Headquarters in Itasca, IL.


At KEYENCE, we never settle.  We aim to change the status quo for society and for the world, one product at a time.  KEYENCE bring world’s first, innovative products to market to develop the newest tech products, streamline mass production and improve the quality of manufacturing across all. Recognized by Forbes as one of the “Most Innovative Companies” for 8 years straight, KEYENCE is an excellent company to begin a career with.

KEYENCE offers a PAID internship for highly motivated college students who want to pursue a career as a technical product specialist or in technical marketing. Through the internship you will be exposed to the organization, products, salesforce, and customers.  You will have the opportunity to add value and see actual results during your internship.


Responsibilities and Duties

• Provide product and application support for customers and salespeople

• Work directly with customers to understand their business operations and educate them on how we can add value to their organization through implementation of KEYENCE products.

• Develop your skillset with state-of-the-art automation and lab equipment while working alongside technical product specialists in the day-to-day operations.

• Proofread, and modify materials such as product literature, technical and sales manuals, training manuals, etc.

• Demonstrate a high degree of flexibility in adapting to KEYENCE’s expectations and the challenges

customers present you.


Requirements and Qualifications


• Current Junior pursuing Bachelor’s degree (DEC ’23 or May ’24 graduates).

• Competitive spirit.

• Goal-oriented with strong desire to make a measurable contribution to KEYENCE’s success.

• Ability to learn quickly.


Why intern for KEYENCE?

• Competitive hourly wage.

• Opportunity to travel to sales offices and on joint sales calls to see the industry and products in action.

• Opportunity to obtain full-time position offer after program’s completion.

• Potential to obtain PAID brand ambassador role during senior year on campus.

• Designated on-site team to aid in mentorship and development.

• Opportunity to work alongside full-time Technical Marketing Engineers.


KEYENCE is an at-will, Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Company does not sponsor applicants for work visa.

Less than 10% Travel

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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