Real World Experience


Who We Are

W. Soule is over 75 years of unrivaled experience, dexterity and skill utilizing custom fabrication, process piping, commercial HVAC and millwright services.

What to Expect – Variety

You will work along side experienced teams and supervisors. The teams may vary, depending upon the work, and give you experience with a number of projects, clients, and W. Soule teams.
Eric, an intern from Western Michigan University, said it best “The variety of work I did was the most useful part of my internship at W. Soule. I designed a piece, then searched for a hydraulic to fit it. I had to revise the design to fit what was available and learned to take parts into account in my design. You don’t learn that in the classroom – and I have a better appreciation for procurement. Yesterday I met with a client in the food industry, today I’m talking to engineers for a furniture customer. It’s never the same day twice.”


With only the fifth generation of leadership in more than 70 years, W. Soule runs like a family business employing 90 staff in the offices and approximately 410 union craftsman in shops and the field.


Flexible hours to work around class and studying schedules.

Internships Offered

IT Help Desk

Targeted majors: IT, Computer Information Technology
Based in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Help take W. Soule to the next level supporting the many tech needs of 400 people (most of whom don’t report to an office) and eight offices in two states.

Engineering & Design

Targeted majors: Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Manufacturing, Product Design
Based in Kalamazoo, Saginaw & Grand Rapids, Michigan and Lakeland, Florida

Gain experience drawing in SolidWorks and CAD for a variety of projects and customers. Interns are accountable for drawings through production.

HVAC Service

Targeted majors: HVAC Service, Construction Management, Engineering Technology, HVACR Technology
Based in Kalamazoo, Michigan

The W. Soule Service Group offers internships in field service and estimating for experience in hands-on repair and maintenance work, and the management and estimating perspective.


Project Management

Targeted majors: Project Management, Construction Management
Based in Kalamazoo and Saginaw, Michigan

Interns will have direct contact with customers seeing the project through from inception through the final deliverable and billing.



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    W. Soule Values

    Integrity Employee well-beingSafe work environmentCustomer satisfactionSuperior quality
    Long-term relationshipsCommon-sense approachProcess Integration - Fabrication Innovation for 70 Years
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