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Intern - R&D 

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Engineering Internship—Palo Alto, CA (on-site)

Would you like to fire lasers? Would it excite you to create something entirely new? Do light and optics, and imaging fascinate you? – We like to think this is “living the dream,” and if you do too, and you are seeking a paid STEM internship, we hope you consider joining the Sciton Family!

SCITON is an industry leader and manufacturer of medical aesthetic lasers and light source technologies. With a vision to improve people’s lives, our top tier devices are built to order with integrity by pioneering, customer-focused, and results-driven individuals.

At the heart of it, innovation is a fundamental cornerstone of our culture. We strongly believe that new ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time and embrace an open-door culture that welcomes and fosters individuals who are creative, driven, passionate, and willing to take the lead with us. Join us for an opportunity to grow and make an impact.

This exciting opportunity reports to Alex Makowski, PhD, Sr. Product Development Manager. The successful candidate will work up to 20 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters and 40 hours per week over the summer. This is a paid internship located at our corporate headquarters in Palo Alto, CA. Relocation and housing are not provided.

This internship with Sciton requires proof of full vaccination. You must be a U.S. citizen to apply.

Life at Sciton:

At Sciton, people matter. We are more than a company; we are a family, which is why we give all our employees:

  • The support, recognition, and room to grow their careers within Sciton.
  • We empower our people to develop their creative genius, to be lifelong learners so they can become clever problem-solvers, and to be able to excel in challenging situations.
  • We incentivize creativity and innovations to all our people.

 

In this role, you will:

  • Test new prototype devices
  • Conduct laboratory experiments
  • Record and analyze real data 
  • Work with high power lasers and cutting-edge optical devices

 

Essential requirements for the role:

  • A strong love of learning and science!
  • Ability to be on-site to do lab work in Palo Alto
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office or similar (Word processing, spreadsheets, slides)
  • Take good notes and follow safety procedures
  • A keen power of observation
  • Experience with the following is not expected but would be preferred:
  • Writing basic scripts (Mathematica, Python, MATLAB or other)
  • Optics, photonics, or electronics in a lab setting
  • Data collection and analysis, especially basic statistics
  • Knowledge of Applied Physics and/ or Engineering
  • Basic Machining, 3D printing, CAD
 
Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Position Intern - R&D  
Location Palo Alto (HQ)  
About the Organization SCITON, a privately held and employee-owned company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a leading manufacturer of medical and aesthetic lasers and light source technologies. Founded by the laser industry's preeminent engineers and physicists, our mission is to provide best-in-class solutions to improve human conditions.



Our culture and company strength stems from our diverse collection of talented and motivated employees. One word that best describes Sciton is ‘Family' because we treat each team member like family. We give our employees the support, recognition, and room to grow their careers within Sciton.



We empower our people to develop their creative geniuses. In fact, we incentivize creativity and innovations to all our people. We look for lifelong learners, problem solvers, and individuals who excel in a challenging, team-oriented environment. We hire individuals who want to retire with us. How do you feel about that?

 

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