CommScope, Inc. Intern, Quality in Shakopee, Minnesota

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.

CommScope is offering an opportunity for select students, seeking degrees in the Engineering field to join our Summer Internship Program. The intern will gain exposure to the Inside Plant Fiber products and business within CommScope.

The intern will collaborate with several functions of the organizations such as Engineering Quality, Research & Development, Product Line Management, Project Management and Operations, to gain knowledge about the product development process.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Drive efforts to consolidate and standardize our current workmanship standards.

  • Take the lead to determine root cause and resolution of a design related customer complaint or internal issue using the 8D methodology.

  • Assists with enhancements to the DFMEA knowledge bank in our Relyence FMEA software.

  • Define and implement gate approval criteria based on statistical data for the product development process (PDP).

  • Make additions and enhancements to Quality Matters slide deck for Shakopee site.

  • Conduct a packaged product review (PPR) for a PDP project as needed.

  • Assists with and supports special projects as needed.


  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Engineering field from an accredited university.

  • Plans to obtain the ASQ Certified Quality Engineer, Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt accreditation is highly desirable.

  • Junior or Senior standing preferable.

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0.

Skills Required:

  • Has a solid basic understanding of quality concepts, statistical analysis, problem solving and process improvement techniques, root cause analysis, 8D methodology, failure mode and effect analysis and control plans.

  • Possesses a high-energy level, strong work ethic and desire to learn.

  • Has strong inter-personal and communication (verbal and written) skills.

  • Has strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently with individuals at all levels of the organization.

  • Self-driven and innovative.

  • Is proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.