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Metamaterial Devices and Applications
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Palo alto research center | Palo Alto, CA
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Metamaterial Devices and Applications

PARC is an applied R&D powerhouse with a world-class team of experts, a long-standing culture of innovation, and an extensive IP portfolio of materials, printing and computing technologies. This strong value proposition uniquely positions PARC to bring to market exciting and disruptive metamaterials technology platforms across multiple market segments from consumer electronics, cleantech/energy, healthcare, to the defense sector. We have pioneered technological change for over 40 years, and continue to make an impact on the world.

The Metamaterial Devices & Applications team at PARC is a small team, but which moves quickly. The team is currently developing exciting metamaterials-based technologies including electronically scanned array platforms for drones and self-driving cars; lightweight deployable antennas, scalable passive radiative cooling materials (self-cooling films); battery-free wireless platform for IoT; peripheral nerves/brain stimulation technologies; thermophotovoltaics devices, solar concentrators and other spectrally-selective devices; as well as a broad range of defense technologies.

Interns will have the opportunity to work with leading researchers on a broad range of technologies, and engage at different stages of the metamaterials projects pipeline.


Work with the team to build real-world devices.


Category 1:

Undergraduate/ Graduate student in Physics or Materials Science
Background in electromagnetic theory, optics, metamaterials/plasmonics and coding
Hands-on experience in design, fabrication and testing of engineered materials

Category 2:

Graduate student in Electrical Engineering
Background in electromagnetic theory, RF circuit design and devices, antennas, and wireless communication systems
Hands-on experience building wireless circuits, antennas and devices, including experience with RF measurement equipment such as spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, anechoic chambers, etc.

About the Job




We offer a very competitive salary package and full benefits (medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, 401K). PARC employees enjoy the use of onsite health & fitness center and collegial dining at our onsite cafeteria. The PARC campus is in a spacious modern building in close proximity to the resources and opportunities of Silicon Valley and benefits from nearby leading universities such as Stanford and Berkeley. It is also close to many amenities, top schools, and outdoor activities (see http://www.parc.com/about/culture.html). PARC provides a highly diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (see http://www.parc.com/about/careers/).

About PARC

PARC, a Xerox company, is in the Business of Breakthroughs®. Practicing open innovation, we provide custom R&D services, technology, expertise, best practices, and intellectual property to Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, startups, and government agencies and partners. We create new business options, accelerate time to market, augment internal capabilities, and reduce risk for our clients.

Since its inception, PARC has pioneered many technology platforms - from the Ethernet and laser printing to the GUI and ubiquitous computing - and has enabled the creation of many industries. Incorporated as an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox in 2002, PARC today continues the research that enables breakthroughs for our clients' businesses.

PARC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with PARC should contact PARC Human Resources.

About Palo alto research center

PARC, a Xerox Corporation company (NYSE: XRX), collaborates with sponsors and clients to discover breakthrough business and technology concepts that solve real needs, and transform how enterprises deliver value to customers. PARC takes an agile, multidisciplinary approach to open innovation, by bringing together physical, computer, biological, and social scientists who have the vision, expertise and instinct to convert groundbreaking scientific findings into industrial-strength prototypes. Founded in 1970 as part of Xerox Research, then incorporated in 2002 as an independent research business, PARC is celebrated for innovations such as laser printing, distributed computing and Ethernet, the graphical user interface (GUI), object-oriented programming, and ubiquitous computing.