Stellar Invites College Students to Apply for Exclusive Engineering Experience Program


Garner, Iowa — Stellar Industries, a 100% employee-owned and -operated manufacturer of high-quality mechanic trucks, cranes, tire service trucks, hooklifts, trailers and service truck and van accessories, is thrilled to announce the launch of its Engineering Experience Program (EEP). Designed to offer college students an incredible opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience in various facets of engineering, this 12-week summer internship program is set to elevate aspiring engineers to new heights.

Through the Stellar® Engineering Experience Program, students will work with a team of professionals who will guide them through projects and tasks related to their passion in the fields of design, manufacturing, electrical and quality engineering. Ideal candidates include those currently enrolled in or who have completed a degree in mechanical, industrial, agricultural, process, electrical engineering or industrial technology.

Stellar’s EEP is a meticulously crafted opportunity for budding engineers. Participants will be engaged in diverse activities such as computer-aided design (CAD) modeling, CAD drawings, electrical diagrams, technical communication, additive manufacturing and the chance to witness a thriving original equipment manufacturer (OEM) company in action. With specialized tracks catered to specific interests and career aspirations, students will gain exposure to different teams and stakeholders throughout the organization.

Participants can select from four distinct tracks tailored to provide a focused engineering experience. In the Design Engineering Track, students work with professionals to improve products through CAD and research and development. The Manufacturing Engineering Track offers hands-on knowledge in tasks like shop floor documentation, tooling and part flow. The Electrical Engineering Track hones students’ skills in hardware and software design to support the development of new products. In the Quality Engineering Track, students work to ensure the highest standards of safety and quality while producing top-quality parts.

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Stellar Engineer standing next to 3D Printer

The program spans a 12-week period, covering the summer months, and offers not only competitive compensation but also attractive benefits such as relocation assistance, mentorship, training, social activities and volunteer opportunities.

“At Stellar, we understand the vital role that practical experience plays in an engineer’s journey,” said Dave Zrostlik, President of Stellar. “Our Engineering Experience Program is a testament to our commitment to fostering young talent. We encourage students to apply for this exceptional opportunity to kickstart their engineering careers.”

How to Apply

If you’re a college student ready to embark on this remarkable engineering adventure with Stellar, simply email for more information. The Stellar Engineering Experience Program is your gateway to a rewarding career in the engineering field, offering the invaluable opportunity to learn from one of the premier companies in Iowa.

For more information on Stellar’s Engineering Experience Program, contact us today.