Optical Engineering Intern | Clear Align

Date Posted: 
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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Position Location: 
Nashua, NH
Job Description: 

US citizens and US permanent residents only

Clear Align is looking for an Optical Engineering Intern to join our rapidly-growing team for the summer of 2021 at our Nashua NH facility. Clear Align designs, prototypes and manufactures custom imaging, sensing and fiber optic systems for defense, aerospace and commercial customers. Clear Align’s imaging expertise spans the UV, visible, NIR, SWIR, MWIR, and LWIR portions of the spectrum, delivering both narrow- and wide field-of-view systems. Fiber-optic and sensing expertise includes optical integration for communications, remote sensing and targeting, as well as medical fiber optics.
Clear Align houses a highly sophisticated facility and engineering team in an organizational structure that is nimble, customer-driven and non-bureaucratic. Members of our team bring deep domain expertise in their areas of study combined with excellent project management and communication skills enabling small product-focused teams to deliver value quickly and effectively. This atmosphere is ideal for interns to learn and get hands-on engineering experience.
  • Support senior engineers in design and testing of optical components and systems
  • Perform analysis in Zemax OpticStudio
  • Utilize metrology and optical performance testing equipment
  • Assist with experimental test set ups and alignment
  • Support optical fabrication team
The candidate should have the following attributes:
  • Solid understanding of geometrical and physical optics
  • Familiarity with lens design software (preferably Zemax)
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and set priorities to meet deadlines
  • Self-starter dedicated to continual improvement
  • Strong problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Efficient, and highly organized with great attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, professional presentation, and ability to communicate effectively
Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Currently pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Optics/Optical Engineering (junior year completed at minimum)
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred
  • US citizenship or permanent residence required
The Nashua facility sits on the southernmost border of New Hampshire, just 45 minutes outside of Boston and 30 minutes to the New Hampshire Sea Coast. Nashua is the second largest city in New Hampshire and has a variety of attractions. Clear Align is just steps away from Mine Fall’s park which offers beautiful recreational trails and is a short drive from Nashua’s bustling downtown. In addition to being able to enjoy tax free New Hampshire, Nashua’s convenient location allows for easy travel throughout New England with Vermont, Maine, Connecticut and Rhode Island all within an hour and a half drive.
Clear Align is an equal-opportunity employer.

Please email resumes to Yvie.Bodell@ClearAlign.com