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Fall 2024 Physics Testing Intern (Bachelors)



Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Requisition #: 14095

Our Mission: Powering Innovation That Drives Human Advancement

When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys.

Innovate With Ansys, Power Your Career.

ANSYS is a leading computer-aided engineering (CAE) provider, creating products used to simulate complex fluid flow, heat transfer, structural dynamics and electromagnetics for industrial applications. It is used in power generation, marine, automotive, biomedical, and other industries. ANSYS Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of ANSYS Inc., is one of many locations worldwide that develops these products. Our people are at the forefront of CAE technology, developing and applying new models to extend the power and usefulness of the software.

We have a co-op placement opportunity available for a R&D Verification Intern position working with the Ansys Discovery product range. The purpose of this position is to improve the software quality through model verification, validation, acceptance testing, and other research-oriented projects. You will work with the development and testing teams, who are highly skilled and motivated.

Job Responsibilities

  • Testing and validating new features of the software as they are being developed
  • Assisting in the production of test specifications
  • Creating automated tools and tests
  • Participating in acceptance testing

Minimum Qualifications

  • Pursuing a BS in Mechanical engineering or related technical degree
  • Currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to university after the completion of the co-op program
  • Exposure to FEA and CFD
  • Experience using Python

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge/experience using CAD software
  • Exposure to programming using C#
  • Experience with Ansys products
  • Sharp and tenacious problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills

This co-op is a 40-hour per week paid position starting August 2024 and concluding April 2025.

At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential. We are ONE Ansys. We operate on three key components: the commitments to our stakeholders, the behaviors of how we work together, and the actions of how we deliver results. Together as ONE Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement.

Our Commitments:

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper

Our Values:

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what's next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger

Our Actions:

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results

We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive.


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in working with well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high — met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head on. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at a lower cost.

At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery, and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can, and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy, and ethics.

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplace globally and in the U.S., Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (Belgium, China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and U.K.).

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Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.