Mechatronics Internship

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

Pre-requisite / Skillset for Mechatronics Internship

1. Intern must have adequate knowledge on interdisciplinary applications of Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical and Computer Systems for the Control of Mechanical, Electronic Systems and Sensor Technology.

2. Should be able to explain the architecture, programming and application of programmable logic controllers.

3. Being familiar with the various Actuators and Mechatronics system.

4. Require knowledge on the elements and techniques involved in Mechatronics systems which are very much essential to understand the emerging field of automation.

5. Intern should be able to illustrate various components of Mechatronics systems.

6. Should be able to assess various control systems used in automation.


7. Intern should be able to design and conduct experiments to evaluate the performance of a mechatronics system or component with respect to specifications, as well as to analyse and interpret data.

8. Basic knowledge on how to apply the principles of Mechatronics design to product design is required.

9. Should be aware of function effectively as members of multidisciplinary teams.

Mechatronics Internship Test

Intern has to take Mechatronics 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 Mechatronics topic.

1. A Mechatronics system contains feedback.
(A) True
(B) False
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Answer: A
Explanation: Feedback signals are generated by sensors of mechatronics system, given to comparators to produce the error signal if any.

2. Prototyping involves ____
(A) Conceptual design
(B) Replacing non-computer systems with actual hardware
(C) Database for maintaining project information
(D) Sub models for eventual reuse
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Answer: B
Explanation: Prototyping involves replacing non-computer systems with actual hardware. Conceptual design and mathematical modeling come under modeling and simulation. Database for maintaining project information, Sub-models for eventual reuse are part of project management.

3. Which elements among the following is used to modify the data before display?
(A) Data presentation element
(B) Data transmission element
(C) Data processing element
(D) Variable manipulation element
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Answer: C
Explanation: Data processing element is used to modify the data before display. Variable manipulation element is used to manipulate the signal. Data transmission is used to transmit data from one element to another, Data presentation element communicate the information of a measured variable to a human observer for monitoring.

4. The planet pinion carrier and shaft are used in which type of gear?
(A) Rack and pinion
(B) Internal Gears
(C) Spur Gears
(D) Helical Gears
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Answer: B
Explanation: Internal gears consist of planet pinion carrier and shaft used in automobiles automatic transmission and step up driver of windmills.

5. Reading mechanism is available in _______
(A) CD
(B) Washing machine
(C) Digital camera
(D) Camcorders
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Answer: A
Explanation: CD consists of a reading mechanism part. A laser and a laser diode read when it can see the laser light. In other options, washing machine, Digital camera and camcorders does not require reading mechanism and they are not available.

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

How to apply for the Mechatronics Internship

1. Read the Sanfoundry Internship FAQs

2. Take the Mechatronics Internship Test


3. Submit the Internship Application Form

3. Mechatronics Content Development Internships

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

Selected intern's day-to-day responsibilities and guidelines include the following.
1. Interns would be creating Questions and/or tutorials articles on "Mechatronics".
2. Mechatronics 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. Mechatronics 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. Mechatronics 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. Mechatronics 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 "Mechatronics" 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 Mechatronics Internship

If you are looking for "Mechatronics" 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 Mechatronics, then kindly fill this Application Form.

8. FAQs - Mechatronics Internship

Who can apply for Mechatronics content writing internship?
Students who had studied Mechatronics 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 Mechatronics.

What are the skill sets required for Mechatronics 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 Mechatronics 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 Mechatronics Internship.

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

How can I apply for Mechatronics internship?
Fill this Application Form to apply for internships in Mechatronics 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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