Machine Tools & Machining Internship

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

Pre-requisite / Skillset for Machine Tools & Machining Internship

1. Intern must be able to understand the constructional features and working principles of Lathe, work holding devices and also understands the concepts of mechanics of metal cutting.

2. Must be familiar with the constructional features and working principles of shaper, planer and slotter, work holding devices and various machining operations performed.

3. Knowledge on the constructional features and working principles of drilling machine and its types is required.

4. Require good knowledge on the topics like constructional features and working principles of milling machine and its types.

5. Must understand the constructional features and working principles of grinding machine and its types.

6. Require knowledge on basic concepts of various machining processes and machine tools.


7. Should be capable of explaining the construction & specification of various machine tools.

8. Must have the ability to describe various machining processes pertaining to relative motions between tool & work piece.

9. Should be aware of different cutting tool materials, tool nomenclature & surface finish.

10. Should be able to apply mechanics of machining process to evaluate machining time.

11. Intern should be able to analyze tool wear mechanisms and equations to enhance tool life and minimize machining cost.

Machine Tools & Machining Internship Test

Intern has to take Machine Tools 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 Tools topic.

1. In ____type of manufacturing process, material is wasted. It is in the form of chips.
(A) machining process
(B) casting process
(C) joining process
(D) forming and shaping process
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Answer: A
Explanation: In machining process, some raw material is wasted in or in order to perform different operations like drilling, turning etc.

2. The mould material used for moulding is a granite.
(A) true
(B) false
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Answer: B
Explanation: The mould material used for molding is a foundry sand. In mould, inner sand is finer known as facing sand and outer sand is known as baking sand.

3. Cast iron is forgeable.
(A) true
(B) false
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Answer: B
Explanation: This is false. Brittle metal cannot be forged.

4. Oxy acetylene welding and oxy-hydrogen welding are the examples of ____ welding.
(A) gas
(B) air
(C) resistance
(D) friction
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Answer: A
Explanation: These are the types of gas welding base on the classification of welding. Sometimes, this oxy acetylene welding is also known as oxyfuel welding.

5. The process of metal cutting is affected by the relative motion between the piece of work and the hard type edge of a cutting tool against the work piece.
(A) true
(B) false
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Answer: A
Explanation: The relative motion which is produced by the combination of rotary and translating movements either of work piece or of the cutting tool or of both affect the metal cutting process.

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

How to apply for the Machine Tools Internship


1. Read the Sanfoundry Internship FAQs

2. Take the Machine Tools Internship Test

3. Submit the Internship Application Form

3. Machine Tools & Machining Content Development Internships

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

If you are looking for "Machine Tools & Machining" 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 Tools & Machining, then kindly fill this Application Form.

8. FAQs - Machine Tools & Machining Internship

Who can apply for Machine Tools & Machining content writing internship?
Students who had studied Machine Tools & Machining 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 Tools & Machining.

What are the skill sets required for Machine Tools & Machining 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 Tools & Machining 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 Tools & Machining Internship.

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

How can I apply for Machine Tools & Machining internship?
Fill this Application Form to apply for internships in Machine Tools & Machining 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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