Careers - Research Intern, Optical Fabrication | Oculus

Research Intern, Optical Fabrication

Interns & Co-Ops, University, Internship - Engineering, Tech & Design | Redmond, Washington

Oculus Research is looking for upcoming scientists and researchers with great interest in optical fabrication.

Research Topics:

- Development & integration of advanced materials into nano-scale optical elements
- Structural and optical characterization of materials and optical elements

Our internship is twelve (12) weeks long and we can accommodate various start dates within the year.


  • Develop and characterize new optical materials
  • Explore new material architectures, processes and structures for manipulation of light
  • Collaboratively, characterize the optical performance of fabricated optical elements
  • Collaboration with and support of other researchers across various disciplines
  • Communication of research agenda, progress and results

Minimum Qualification

  • Pursuing a PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Optical Science or equivalent
  • Currently enrolled in a full time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship
  • 1+ years of experience in materials development and characterization
  • 1+ years of experience with nano-scale fabrication techniques
  • Interpersonal skills: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration
  • Ability to obtain work authorization in the United States in 2017

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience via an internship, work experience, or widely used contributions to open source projects

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