Automation Engineer, Internship at Zymergen
Emeryville, CA, US
We are seeking a highly motivated student intern to join the Zymergen Automation Team in building integrated systems for use in high throughput biology operations. Many opportunities exist for a student intern to participate in developing current, upcoming, and future projects centered on both hardware and software challenges, with the intern presenting project outcomes to the organization. The intern will be assigned responsibilities in one or more of the following areas:
Assist in designing, prototyping, building, and testing custom parts for our automation systems.
Assist +in the fabrication of integrated laboratory automation systems.
Participate in design reviews and take responsibility for project designs.
Document requirements, design, and test results.
Current student in an undergraduate or master’s program in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, or a similar field
Demonstrated proficiency with SolidWorks, 3D Printers, or similar tools.
Preferred experience: Knowledge of laboratory processes and data analysis tools in Python or R.
Our facility is located in the San Francisco bay area and this is a paid internship.
Employment is expected to be full time for 3 months during the summer months. Opportunities for a 3-month internship during the academic year will also be considered based on the intern’s availability.