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(Archived) FootJoy | R&D Intern - Fall '22

Last Updated: 19/9/22

Job Description

Acushnet Company is the global leader in the design, development, manufacture and distribution of performance-driven golf products. Today, we are the steward of two of the most revered brands in golf – Titleist, one of golf’s leading performance equipment brands, and FootJoy, one of golf’s leading performance wear brands.

We believe we are the most authentic and enduring company in the golf industry. Our mission – to be the performance and quality leader in every golf product category in which we compete!


FootJoy is currently interviewing biomedical and mechanical engineering students to assist Engineering Staff with golf-specific footwear technology innovation. We are looking for a biomedical or mechanical engineering major to apply engineering and sports biomechanics to advance golf footwear performance. In this role, you will learn how our footwear is developed from concept to commercialization.

Salary: $20-$24/hour (commensurate with experience)


  • Assist with initiating standard and custom golf footwear test equipment and test procedures
  • Assist with performance test equipment specifications, design and construction
  • Assist in performing mechanical, biomechanical and psychological (perception) testing
  • Assist with data processing and data analysis to identify trends and create reports with findings
  • Work with Advanced Developers and Factory Partners to build and refine experimental prototypes
  • Collaborate w/ internal partners & outside vendors to develop new technologies
  • Provide technical advice and feasibility assessment for new product concepts
  • Communicate with cross functional teams (Marketing, Design, Project Management, Quality, Legal), on product content issues throughout the prototyping and development process
  • Collaborate with various vendors and internal teams including the Advanced Concepts, Design, Development and Manufacturing teams to facilitate product commercialization


  • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled in a Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering Program
  • Must be available to work full-time as a co-op in Fall 2022 (August/September)
  • Prefer at least one year of study towards a BS in either Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal effectiveness skills
  • Strong time/project management skills & the desire to build/expand competency in this area
  • One prior co-op is preferred but not required
  • Computer-aided design (CAD) experience preferred; measurement and analysis course work, basic understanding of statistical principles required
  • Report writing skills strongly desired
  • Must have a personal vehicle to travel to and from events with supplies to conduct testing events
  • Student must be able to work individually and as part of a team
  • Ability to move about a golf course and lift 80lbs

Company Details

Fairhaven, Massachusetts, United States
About Acushnet Company Acushnet Company was founded in 1910 as a partnership named Peabody, Young & Weeks, but quickly changed its name to the Acushnet Process Company after the town of Acushnet, MA and the process of designating the Guayule shrub’s sap to make rubber. The company was originally in the business of processing rubber for sale to various businesses, including the ti...