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Designer/ Drafter Internship 2023



At Koch Industries, our mission is to help people improve their lives by making and innovating valuable products and services. But Koch Industries isn’t just Koch. We have a variety of companies that work in many industries and create thousands of essential products that you use every day.

Koch has been consistently selected as one of the top 100 Internship Programs in the U.S by WayUp. The internship opportunity will be a program running from late May to August 2023.

RELCO is looking to add a mechanical Designer/Drafter intern to their Willmar, MN team for Summer 2023. In this role you will be able to collaborate with your supervisor and other Relco team members to learn more about designing and drafting while applying your knowledge to complete various projects. If you are looking to join a collaborative and close knit team that looks to help each other grow, and has lunch together every Wednesday, this might be the team for you!

RELCO, a Koch Separation Solutions (KSS) company, is based in the Midwest region of the United States – the heartland of dairy and cheese. As an industry leader in evaporation, drying, cheesemaking equipment, and powder handling & packaging technologies, the acquisition of RELCO in November 2020 enhanced our capabilities and solutions offering in the food and dairy industries. RELCO also held a strong presence in Brazil, New Zealand, and the Netherlands, allowing KSS to connect with manufacturers around the world and provide integrated, complete process solutions through the combined power of evaporator, dryer, and membrane filtration technologies.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Prepare design drawings specifications for use in estimating, construction, and communication to third parties outside of the company
  • Specify dimensions, material, & procedures for new projects and/or products
  • Produce drawings, sheet metal flat pattern layouts, & other written communications concerning projects that are accurate & delivered in a timely manner
  • Assemble informational/drawing packets & submit them to appropriate departments or areas
  • Design and prepare plans using computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) software and work through rough specifications & sketches from engineers
  • Prepare bill of materials

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Be enrolled or completed a mechanical design/drafting degree program and eligible for full-time employment on or before May 2024.
  • Able to work in the US without sponsorship

Koch Engineered Solutions, part of the Koch Industries family of companies, is a dynamic network of businesses that work together to create an ecosystem of domain expertise. Increasing operational efficiency and safety. Reducing waste and emissions. The manufacturing challenges of today aren’t just about improving performance or practicing environmental stewardship, such as managing water and waste, reducing carbon emissions and increasing energy efficiency. They are about doing both, but better. That’s where you come in. We are a people company. It’s our people who bring the domain expertise and engineered solutions to our customers. Join our ranks and change the world.

Koch-company full-time interns/co-ops are eligible for a comprehensive medical plan that comes with prescription drug coverage and expert resources including second opinions and surgery support as well as weight and diabetes management. We focus on making healthcare resources available through advanced apps, from the comfort of home. With enrollment in the medicalplanyou have access to a tax-free savings opportunity for healthcare expenses (Health Savings Account).

You and all members of your household are automatically enrolled in the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for professional mental health counseling, financial and legalconsultationsand concierge-level support for work-life balance like helping finding child, elder or pet care - at no cost to you.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com.

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