Mechanical Engineering Intern


Job Description

DHE is a premier mechanical and electrical engineering design firm in the architecture industry focused on excellence in healthcare and critical infrastructure design. Since its organization in 2004, DHE has enjoyed tremendous growth.  As the #38 Healthcare MEP Design firm in the nation (2022 BD&C Magazine Giants 400 Rankings), DHE now has three locations: Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo, Michigan and Phoenix, Arizona.

DHE is committed to each other, our clients, our communities, and our environment. We take pride in being problem-solvers, collaborators, innovators, and life-long learners. We value creativity, hard work, and a healthy office culture.  

Roles and Responsibilities

DHE is looking for full or part-time mechanical engineering interns to work as part of an integrated, multi-disciplined design team in our Grand Rapids or Kalamazoo, Michigan offices.

Candidates should currently be in pursuit of a degree in Mechanical Engineering or Architectural Engineering (with a mechanical emphasis). Familiarity with AutoCad, Revit, Word, and Excel would be helpful, but our team of experienced staff expects to work closely with the selected candidate(s) to grow in proficiency using these and a number of other field related software (ie. COMcheck or Carrier Hourly Analysis Program (HAP)). Candidates therefore must be excited to learn, detailed, organized, personable, and driven to grow in knowledge and experience. DHAE has a strong history of maintaining repeat internships and permanently hiring interns upon graduation. Compensation will vary based on experience but typically ranges from $15-$25/hour.


  • Actively in pursuit of a 4-year Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Architectural Engineering (with a mechanical emphasis).
  • School  accreditations are appropriate for obtaining professional engineering  licensure after required experience.
  • Fluent in AutoCAD and/or Revit as well as Microsoft Office Suite, HAP, COMcheck, LEED, and/or pursuing commissioning credentials are a plus.