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Stratasys Intern - Materials Engineering in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Intern - Materials Engineering

Country/Region:

US

State:

MN

City:

Eden Prairie

Job ID:

28241

Category:

Product & Engineering

Intern - Materials Engineering (Eden Prairie)

The 2020 Materials Engineering summer internship is designed to provide you with hands-on experience in Materials Development within Stratasys.

The Materials Development Intern will support the activities of the Advanced Materials Research and Development team in the development and characterization of materials for Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) systems. The Materials Intern will be supervised by Materials Engineering team members and will be given a variety of technical projects to support the overall goals of the organization. Travel between Eden Prairie, MN and River Falls, WI facilities is required.

  • Assist Materials Engineers in the development of new thermoplastic compositions for Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) systems

  • Use chemical, thermal, and physical property methods (e.g. DSC, rheology, flammability, tensile/flexural, etc.) to characterize the melt processing, FDM printing, and printed part characteristics of thermoplastic materials

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s level program in a STEM field, such as Materials Science, Polymer Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, or Mathematics.

  • Two years of higher education must be completed at the start of the internship period.

  • Demonstrated laboratory skills

  • Must have reliable transportation to travel between Stratasys locations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience with 3D printing technologies desired

  • Excellent communication skills, including technical writing and oral presentations, to be able to summarize and present on the conclusions of their work

Preferred Majors:

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Chemistry

  • Materials Science and Engineering

  • Polymer Science

Travel Requirements: Between Eden Prairie (MN) and River Falls (WI) facilities

The Stratasys, Inc. Summer Internship Program is designed to give interns a holistic view of what Stratasys has to offer from a multitude of departments. Our 12-week paid program begins in May and goes through mid-August. During the program each intern is embedded in real time projects, which they contribute to or even lead depending on their experience level. Our Campus team helps to educate, train, and grow our interns through Monthly activity such as 3D printing trainings, Lunch & Learn seminars, and Coffee Talks with department leaders. We also try hosting offsite team building activities to promote networking among the group through volunteer events.

Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS), headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, has been a leader in the 3D printing industry for over thirty years. The company’s patented FDM® and PolyJet™ 3D printing technologies have a diverse range of applications, including rapid prototyping, production parts, tooling, and concept design. Stratasys offers additive manufacturing solutions in 13 countries, for industries including aerospace, automotive, healthcare, consumer goods, and education. The company operates Stratasys Direct, a digital parts manufacturing service, and Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and GrabCAD. With over 2,000 employees, over 1,200 patents globally, and more than 30 awards for technology and leadership, Stratasys is changing millions of lives with the power of innovation.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Stratasys will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. All offers of employment with Stratasys, Inc are contingent upon the successful passing of a background check.

Stratasys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected Veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against for their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

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