• '19 Summer - Training & Safety Departments Paid Internship

    Location US-IL-Danville
    Production / Manufacturing - Administration / Mgmt
    # of Openings
    Position Type
  • Overview



    NOTE: Danville IL is 1.5 hours from Indy, 2.5 from Chicagoland, 3.5 from St. Louis.


    Watchfire Signs is an exciting, dynamic growing company, headquartered in Danville IL. We are more than 80 years strong and have been growing steadily. We expanded in 2013 to bring our manufacturing facility to 150k sq ft and our office facility to 50k sq ft.  We are a market leader in the fast growing digital billboard and LED sign markets.  


    Vertically integrated, we do everything from engineering and sales through circuit board assembly; from accounting and technical support through final product integration and calibration. This allows us to sustain our position as the quality leader and the premium provider in our industry.


    Watchfire offers comprehensive benefits including 401K with matching, affordable health/dental insurance, paid time off in year of hire, continuing education assistance and career advancement opportunities for full time employees. We have been an employer of choice for decades, and are growing strong! We offer opportunities for career growth and development as well as the opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment where decisions can be made quickly. Only candidates seeking to make a difference in a growing, collaborative and fast-paced environment should apply.



    THIS IS A PAID INTERNSHIP for summer 18 and possibly future semesters. Students who apply for this internship must be available to work for approximately 40 hours per week for summer, at our Danville headquarter offices.


    Sorry, no relocation or temporary housing available for internships. No OPT/CPT/H1B candidates. This Danville IL internship is located 2.5 hours from Chicago, 1.5 from Indianapolis, .5 hours from Champaign/Urbana and UIUC.





    • Work with, assist and provide support for Safety & Continuous Improvement Manager and Assistant.
    • Reporting to our Safety & Continuous Improvement Manager.
    • Work with and assist on special projects, training needs, continuous improvement goals and more.

    Required Education/Qualifications

    • Student enrolled in Organizational Development, HR, I.T., EH&S, Training/Education, Computer Engineering or Computer Science, or other similarly related degree program REQUIRED.  (Must have been enrolled full-time for this current (Spring) semester - NOTE - new graduates that are not going on to additional degrees, are still eligible for this position.)
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Excellent written and communication skills.
    • Able to work up to 40 hours per week during SUMMER session,  and potentially also able to work part time hours during the upcoming Fall semester.
    • Sorry, must have full authorization to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. No OPT/CPT/H1B candidates considered.

    Our internships are anticipated to work with us for the entire summer term, assuming quality work. Of course, all positions are "at will" and an internship is not a guarantee of work for a set period of time.




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