Machine Design Internship

Sanfoundry offers internships in "Machine Design". Read the complete details below regarding the internship requirements, eligibility criterior and the application process.

Pre-requisite / Skillset for Machine Design Internship

1. Intern should be able to successfully design engine components and successfully design transmission components used in Engine and machines.

2. Intern must be familiar with the various steps involved in the Design Process.

3. Must be aware of the principles involved in evaluating the shape and dimensions of a component to satisfy functional and strength requirements.

4. Should know how to use standard practices and standard data.

5. Should be aware of use of catalogues and standard machine components.

6. Must have adequate knowledge on basics of Mechanical Design procedure, material properties and selection of material, codes and standards, able to understand theories of failure, able to understand stress concentration factor.


7. Should be aware of design machine components with and without geometric discontinuities to static, impact and fatigue load.

8. Should be able to analyze the stress level and deformation in the different parts of the machine components.

9. Must be capable of determining the life of components Courseed to various loads.

10. Should classify various machine elements based on their functions and applications.

11. Must be able to apply the principles of solid mechanics to machine elements subjected to static and fluctuating loads.

12. Should analyze forces, bending moments, twisting moments and failure causes in various machine elements to be designed.

13. Should be capable of designing the machine elements to meet the required specification.

14. Must have knowledge on the basic concepts of Solid Mechanics.

Machine Design Internship Test

Intern has to take Machine Design internship test in which they will be asked 50 multiple-choice questions. They have to score grade A or A* on this test to be eligible for the internship. Here’s a sample set of questions on the Machine Design topic.


1. Hardness is
(A) Surface property
(B) Resistance to abrasion
(C) Depends upon resistance to plastic deformation of the material
(D) All of the mentioned
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Answer: D
Explanation: Hardness is a surface property which is the resistance of material to surface indentation. It depends upon resistance to plastic deformation.

2. Which of the steel in given options is best suited for auto mobile bodies and hoods?
(A) 7C4
(B) 10C4
(C) 30C8
(D) 40C8
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Answer: A
Explanation: For automobile application like manufacturing bodies, ductile material is preferred.

3. Induction hardening process involves
(A) Heating surface by induction in field of invariable current
(B) Case depth minimum of 2mm are produced
(C) Heating surface by induction in field of alternating current
(D) None of the mentioned
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Answer: C
Explanation: Heating can only be done in presence of alternating current and not constant current.

4. Poor fluidity and contraction are compulsory to be taken into consideration while designing a cast steel product.
(A) True
(B) False
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Answer: A
Explanation: Contraction affects to quite a extent in cast steel.

5. Which of the following are true for die casting alloys?
(A) this process consists of forcing the molten metal into a closed metal die
(B) process used for a metal with low melting point
(C) surface finish is excellent
(D) all of the mentioned
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Answer: D
Explanation: Characteristics of die casting alloys.

Practice the full set of Machine Design Multiple Choice Questions before applying for the internship.

How to apply for the Machine Design Internship

1. Read the Sanfoundry Internship FAQs

2. Take the Machine Design Internship Test

3. Submit the Internship Application Form

3. Machine Design Content Development Internships

In this content writing / content development internship for Machine Design, the shortlisted interns would be working towards the creation of "Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs)" OR "Tutorial Articles" OR "Questions & Answers" on Machine Design subject.

Selected intern's day-to-day responsibilities and guidelines include the following.
1. Interns would be creating Questions and/or tutorials articles on "Machine Design".
2. Machine Design articles must be written with an organized structure with detailed steps and examples.
3. Interns should write clear and concise articles so that the readers can understand them easily.
4. Interns should follow Sanfoundry defined guidelines and format.
5. Interns should report the work status to their mentor on daily basis.
6. Interns should ensure that the content is plagiarism-free.

4. Machine Design Realtime Projects

Depending on the requirements and availability of free slots, Sanfoundry will attempt to provide industry-oriented, live, real-time projects, or industrial visits for deserving candidates of Sanfoundry accredited college. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

5. Machine Design Research Projects

If applicable, Sanfoundry will attempt to provide guidance to interns on "research projects" and "academic projects" so that they can do the necessary study, experimentation, and simulation to arrive at meaningful conclusions. This will help them write "White Papers", "Research Papers" and "Journal Articles" to be published in various eminent journals. Kindly ask your college authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

6. Machine Design Internship Benefits and Perks

1. Sanfoundry will issue an internship certificate and a lump sum cash reward as a token of appreciation towards the intern’s contribution to Sanfoundry’s Global Learning Project.
2. This internship with help widen the intern's deep knowledge on the "Machine Design" subject.
3. It will help to boost the intern's resume and also give real-time work experience.
4. Sanfoundry certificate is very useful to an individual in their professional career growth.
5. Most of the shortlisted interns will be working directly under the guidance of our Founder & CTO, Manish Sir

7. How to Apply for Machine Design Internship

If you are looking for "Machine Design" internship at Sanfoundry, you have to fill an application form. The application form is quite detailed and it allows us to understand the qualities of an intern in a deeper way. So, the best way to fill the application is to allocate 2-4 hours towards reading and filling your application form. You must fill every question seriously and honestly. Also, pay special attention to Grammar and sentence framing.

If you are interested to do an internship in Machine Design, then kindly fill this Application Form.

8. FAQs - Machine Design Internship

Who can apply for Machine Design content writing internship?
Students who had studied Machine Design in their official curriculum or taken a meaningful in-depth external training on this subject can apply for this internship.

What type of work will be assigned to intern in this internship?
Interns would be working towards the creation of "Tutorial Articles" and/or "Questions and Answers" on Machine Design.

What are the skill sets required for Machine Design internship?
We have already mentioned above the technical pre-requisite and skillset required for this internship. Besides, the student should be able to work independently, sincere and hard-working, and a self-starter.

Can I apply for Machine Design internship if I don't have any experience?
Yes. Sanfoundry values skills developed through academic work, volunteer experiences, extracurricular experiences, or other experiences which demonstrate the technical skills useful in work. So, people with no experience can also apply for Machine Design Internship.

Does Sanfoundry provide Real-time project on Machine Design?
Yes, but we accept a limited number of candidates from Sanfoundry accredited colleges for real-time projects. Where ever applicable we will attempt to provide industry-oriented projects or industrial visits to deserving candidates. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

Does Sanfoundry provide research projects or academic projects on Machine Design?
Yes, Sanfoundry provides ideas on research projects and/or academic projects on some of the topics in Machine Design. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

How can I apply for Machine Design internship?
Fill this Application Form to apply for internships in Machine Design at Sanfoundry.

9. FAQs - Internship General

Can I get academic credit for my internship?
Yes, if you are doing an internship at Sanfoundry, it may be possible to get academic credit for your internship. Since the College authorities issue these credits, kindly check with your department once.

What is the duration of Content Development Internship?
The duration ranges from 1-month to 3-months. The duration can be adjusted based on the academic schedule of your college or school.

How many hours do I have to work as a part-time intern?
If you are working as a part-time intern in Sanfoundry, you would be allocating 3-4 hours/day.

How many hours do I have to work as a full-time intern?
If you are working as a full-time intern in Sanfoundry, you should be allocating 8 hours/day.

What would be the work timings if I get selected?
Work timings depend on you're availability during the day or evening and the type of internship. But you need to report work status on daily basis.

What are the benefits of completing Sanfoundry Internship?
  • You will receive an internship certificate and a lumpsum cash reward
  • You will gain working experience
Will I receive an offer letter if I am selected for the internship?
Yes, you will receive a confirmation email (with an agreement) from us once you are selected.

How will I know if am selected for the internship?
If you are selected for the internship, you will receive a call/message from us. It generally takes anywhere from 2-days to 2-weeks from the date of your application. However, due to a very large number of internship requests, sometimes the response gets delayed further.

What kind of documents should I submit after accepting the offer?
No documents are required to be submitted.

How will I receive the stipend for "Work-From-Home" internship?
Upon completion of the internship, the stipend will be directly credited into your bank account through NEFT/IMPS.

Do we get paid on a monthly basis?
No, Payment is made only when the internship task is completed.

How long it takes to receive the internship certificate and cash reward, after completion of the internship?
The internship closure process usually takes 7-15 working days.

Can I get a recommendation letter after successful completion of the internship?
Upon successful completion of the internship, you will receive an Internship Certificate. This certificate is written in a letter format which is almost similar to a "Letter of Recommendation".

Can international student apply for an internship in Sanfoundry?
We don't have the required operational setup to work with international students. So, we cannot offer internships to international students at this point in time.

Can I take part in multiple internship programs offered by Sanfoundry at the same time?
No, you can work on only one internship at a time. But after completing the internship you can work on another internship. In fact, a lot of interns keep doing multiple internships with us, one at a time.

Can I discontinue the current internship and join the new internship offered by Sanfoundry?
Yes, you can apply for other internships.

What happens if I discontinue in the middle of my internship?
If the work is partially completed, then Sanfoundry will do the payment on a proportionate basis provided that the intern has completed at least 10% of the work.

Will I receive a certificate and reward if I didn't complete the internship?
Sanfoundry will give a certificate and a proportionate reward if the intern has completed at least 10% of the work.

Whom to contact if I have more query?
Kindly drop an email to [email protected]

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