Optical Engineer, Current Display Technology - Graduate Program | Magic Leap

Date Posted: 
Monday, April 19, 2021
Position Location: 
Boulder, CO
Job Description: 

PhD and Masters University Grad Position-Optical Engineer

Our company vision is to amplify human potential. Our mission is to deliver enterprise a powerful tool for transformation—an augmented reality platform of great utility and simplicity. Achieving our goals requires passion and dedication. That’s why we’re committed to building and empowering a diverse team of incredibly talented people and fostering an inclusive culture through our values of unity, innovation, and user centricity.

Magic Leap is looking for PhD and Masters students to join our team for a 3 month Summer Program for Underrepresented Students in Engineering.  In partnership with STEM departments at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), Women In Engineering Institutions, and broader universities we are committed to empowering and elevating diversity of thought, experience, and background in our workforce and in our pipeline of future researchers!

Focus- Current Generation Display Technology

Throughout your three months with us you will assist Optical Engineering staff with design, characterization, and modeling of Magic Leap’s LCOS (Liquid Crystal on Silicon) optical display engine. You will be expected to perform optical measurements to characterize existing LCOS devices and correlate to modeled data.  You will also be developing new metrology equipment related to LCOS devices for further enhanced characterization.  


  • Understanding of optical principles
  • Knowledge of polarization, polarization components, & polarization measurement equipment.  
  • Matlab, Python, or other programming language
  • Majoring in Physics, Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering