Mechanical Design Engineer

Salary Unpaid

Would you like to join an early-stage robotic startup that will revolutionize mountain rescue equipment? At YAKRescue we are developing an assistive device for bringing down injured people from the mountains but we are moving to other fields where we can apply our technology.

Your responsibilities

As a Mechanical/Designer Engineer intern in YAKRescue, you will be responsible for designing and building new solutions. From day one you will be given a task or project that you can work on. We also appreciate new ideas and concepts to improve our current products.

Your Profile

  • Enthusiastic about designing and building stuff and not afraid to take responsibility!

  • Understanding of mechanical engineering fundamentals.

  • Experience in Solidworks

  • Experience in 3d printing and materials is a plus.

  • You like to get challenged and have the ability to work in a startup - where the environment is dynamic and agile.


What we offer

  • Being part of an international team where you work with fast iterations.

  • Our team is currently based at DTU Skylab in Lyngby. Thus, you will have access to the DTU startup ecosystem and facilities

  • We would like you to become part of our little community and work together. However, we are open to flexible and remote working hours.

  • Flexible duration of the internship / special course based on the requirements of your degree.

  • Unfortunately, we cannot offer any remuneration but you can gain a lot of experience.


If this sounds interesting and you are up for the challenge, submit your application and we will get back to you as soon as possible!

For more information or questions please contact us at

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Working at

We develop innovative lightweight assistive robots to enable fast, safe, and cost-efficient rescue operations. Unlike other solutions, we create a practical solution that can be easily placed under existing stretchers, allowing rescue agencies to conduct effective rescues so that lives can be saved.

Read more about YAKRescue

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