Optical Engineering Intern
Summer 2023
Posted on 3/7/2023
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
  • Are an enthusiastic student studying optical engineering, physics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science, or a similar degree, and are excited about tackling open-ended problems across engineering disciplines
  • Have a fundamental understanding of optics, and some experience working with optical sensors, actuators, electromechanical systems, lasers, and/or other optical systems
  • Have effective communications skills, including technical writing
  • Can autonomously research, report results, and make recommendations for next steps
  • Have experience with design of experiments (DOE) and data analysis
  • Have programming and scientific computing experience, ideally in Python
  • Provide support during optical system architecture development, component and system testing, validation, and integration
  • Design and build experimental test setups, including automation of data acquisition
  • Conduct hands-on lab experiments to collect and analyze optical data
  • Document and present results to the greater engineering team, and make recommendations for next-steps in system design
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with optical design software and CAD software is a plus

501-1,000 employees

Advanced 3D printing systems
Company Overview
Formlabs is reinventing 3D printing by expanding access to digital fabrication, so anyone can make anything.
  • Flexible vacation
  • Premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Paid parental leave
  • Commuter benefits
  • Unlimited 3D prints
Company Core Values
  • Autonomy: We leave space for people to do their best, and take initiative to chart their own career course.
  • Cutting Edge: We’re building things that haven’t been built before, so we can push the edge of what’s possible.
  • Results: We dream big, but our focus on getting things done is what drives us forward.
  • Curiosity: We are always asking why to push ideas and actions beyond the status quo.