Optical Engineer, Future Display Technology - Graduate Summer Program | Magic Leap

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

PhD and Masters University Grad Position-Optical Engineering

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- Future Generation Display Technology

Throughout your three months here you will be responsible for working with the optical engineering staff to design, build, and verify metrology equipment related to Magic Leap’s next generation display technology.  This will involve identifying & building equipment (either off the shelf or custom built tools) that are capable of performing a variety of display performance measurements. To be successful, we ask that you understand basic radiometric measurement principles and have adapted test methods to meet the needs of display technology.  Measurement equipment may involve detectors, integrating spheres, cameras, imaging photometer/colorimeter, luminance meters, etc) 


  • Understanding of optical principles
  • Knowledge of radiometry and measurement equipment  
  • Matlab, Python, or other programming language
  • Majoring in Physics, Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering