Engineering Intern - Optics | IDEX

Date Posted: 
Friday, March 19, 2021
Position Location: 
Albuquerque, NM
Job Description: 

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

At CVI Laser Optics, we specialize in the design and manufacture of high performance optical components for use in lasers, laser beam conditioning, and laser beam delivery from the UV to the near-IR. We create optical assemblies and subsystems for volume OEM applications in science and industry, including spherical components, flats, polarization control, prisms and waveplates. We also provide a range of low dispersion and dispersion compensated optical components for ultrafast laser applications.

Internship Objective

Engineering interns will be partnered with a member of the CVI engineering staff and participate on a summer technical project at CVI Laser Optics focused on one or more of the following topics:

  • Optical component design, manufacturing process development, and production
  • Optomechanical subsystem assembly and characterization
  • Optomechatronic system assembly, integration and testing
  • Internal characterization and manufacturing process R&D

At the completion of the internship, the student intern will complete a project report and presentation and present it to the CVI and IDEX Optical Technologies engineering teams


  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in optics, optical engineering, applied physics, or associated discipline with an accredited institution
  • If enrolled in bachelor’s program, must be in Junior or Senior year of degree program (or equivalent course completion status)
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

This position requires compliance with ITAR Regulations; this person must be a U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident.

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).