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Employment Type:
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Posted:
2/10/2020
Job Category:
Engineering
Industry:
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RESEARCH INTERN, BCI MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (PHD)
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Facebook Reality Labs | Menlo Park, CA
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Job Description

We have a mechanical engineering research internship available, working with our multidisciplinary Brain-Computer-Interface (BCI) team at Facebook's Menlo Park office, where we are developing novel wearable neural interface technologies. Our internship is sixteen (16) to twenty-four (24) weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Rapid prototyping of mechanical components and systems, including designing in CAD, fabricating, assembling, and integrating into a system

Characterization of biomechanical, mechanical, and opto-mechanical systems

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a PhD degree in the field of of mechanical engineering or related discipline

2+ years of mechanical design/prototyping experience

Experience with data acquisition and analysis in Python

Experience with mechanical CAD tools such as NX or Solidworks

Experience across a range of manufacturing techniques (machining, 3D printing, silicone molding, etc.)

Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
 
Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship/co-op
 
Experience working with soft goods or biomechanical systems

 

About Facebook Reality Labs

Facebook Reality Labs is dedicated to the research and development required to bring virtual and augmented reality to billions of people around the world.