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University Northridge Summer Internship

Palmdale, CA
17 hr
April 23, 2022

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Joshua Santiago

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Palmdale, CA 93550 Email: OBJECTIVE

Seeking an exciting Engineering Internship position where I can learn, grow and be part of a team while using my background engineering education to add value to organizational projects and bottom-line. PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

-Quick learner -Hard worker -Courteous -Dependable

-Friendly -Works well under pressure -Excellent team player -Attention to details EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

California State University, Northridge GPA: 3.0

BS Mechanical Engineering Expected Graduation: Fall 2023 Some Relevant Coursework:

- Engineering Economics - Physics - Solid Works - VBA Code

- Mechanics - Engineering Calculus - Electromagnetism - Materials Laboratory and Testing WORK EXPERIENCE

Materials Engineering Laboratory for Undergraduates Sept 2021 – Present Lab Assistant-Volunteer, California State University Northridge

• Assists with visual inspections of fabricated samples to ensure highest quality and safety standards

• Consistently follows all established Standards of Operation (SOP) and adheres to all safe work practices

• Assisting with destructive and non-destructive testing of various materials

• Operates laboratory testing equipment (furnaces, microscopes, tensile testers, etc.) in a safe and proper manner

• Developed a keen sense of effective time management and attention to detail California State University Northridge 2019 – 2020 Robotic Club (Matabots)

• Design robots for various application as prescribed by competition guideline

• Leads club meetings, science museum tours, and time management workshops

• Routinely deals with structural integrity of the robots and how we can improve its efficiency

• Coordinates and assigns tasks to other club members during club events

• Enhancing teamwork and communication skills

Panasonic Sports Change Makers (Competition) August 2019 – July 2021 Lead Team Member (1 of 3), Northridge, California

Overview: This was a competition open to universities across the U.S.A. Teams were tasked with developing creative idea to “transcend the barriers in today’s world between abled and disabled, between real and virtual, or between the sexes” in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. My team created and developed a visor to help this with visual and hearing impairment better enjoy the sports while at the stadium. Notable Achievement:

• My team won 1st place (out of over 40 teams from various university) in the competition

• Received commendation from Panasonic Japan for developing and delivering outstanding product Lessons Learned/Skills Acquired

• Demonstrated oral and written communication by complete a formal technical report and making presentations of our project results to a diverse audience.

• Enhanced teamwork and communication skills through positive interaction with my teammates and other competitors while at the competition event

• Ensured highest levels of dedication and met all established project timeline and milestones.

• Developed excellent teams kills and successfully resolved conflicts with my team members

• Developed a keen sense of time management and attention to details

• Worked under tight deadline and successfully juggled competing tasks to deliver the project Page 2 of 2


• Proficient in Microsoft office package: Word, Excel, and Power Point

• Working knowledge of SolidWorks and AutoCAD

• Demonstrated ability on prototyping and designing products.

• Demonstrated ability to clearly convey concepts and objectives orally to wide variety of audience, in presentations and in technical reports

• In current role as volunteer lab assistant with CSUN, I routinely prepare written technical reports and give oral presentations to supervisor.

• I routinely interact with staff, students and clients through phone calls, meetings, and written correspondence. TEAMWORK SKILLS

• Demonstrated ability of working effectively and collaboratively in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams

• Worked on various class projects whose successful deliveries were determined by effective teamwork. LANGUAGE SKILLS

• Bilingual: Fluent in English and Spanish


• CSUN Honor Roll recipient 2019 – 2021

• Received commendation from Panasonic Japan for team wining 1st place in competition – 2021 REFERENCES

• Available upon request

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