Jobs at Alumni Ventures Portfolio Companies


Mechanical Engineering Intern



Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024
About FarmWise:
At FarmWise, we harness the power of AI, Deep Learning, and Robotics to find solutions to food production challenges to help growers thrive in this new farming era. We work hand-in-hand with growers to understand their constraints, address their priorities, and build innovative products that are changing their lives, and our food supply, for the better.
We’re a diverse team of analytical problem-solvers who are deeply motivated by our shared values and desire to work together to overcome big challenges. We value open communication and a dedication to self-improvement.
If you are interested in working on technology that will have a big impact on agriculture, come join us!

About the Internship:

  • Projects may involve exploration of products and/or process problems, definition and selection of new concepts and approaches, origination or modification of material, component and process specifications and requirements
  • Apply mechanical engineering principles in the design and analysis of components, sub system and system
  • Diagnose and investigate the root-cause of part, assembly or design failures
  • Communicate and collaborate with multiple teams and stakeholders to provide updates and provide task deliverables
  • Support prototype and production pilot builds and resolve technical and quality issues
  • Work closely with senior engineers to develop and test new design and support analysis tasks
  • Work on substantive projects that have the potential to impact the future business of the company
  • Present the projects they have been involved with and lessons learned at the end of the internship


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Applied Physics
  • Proficient in GSuite (Google docs, sheets, etc)
  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills
  • Basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, and/or optical components
  • Course work on mechanical engineering fundamentals including structures, mechanisms, materials and analysis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required