Materials Scientist Intern

| Somerville

The 3D printing industry is exploding, and materials development presents one of the greatest opportunities to innovate in 3D printing. New materials allow us to expand our user base and branch out into new applications. Our materials science team works closely with hardware and software engineers to develop and troubleshoot new resins that produce the results our customers need.

If you are a scientist or engineer with experience in polymer development who’s excited to break new ground in an industry that’s moving at lightning speed, we want you to join our team as a Materials Scientist Intern.

You:

  • A creative and resourceful problem-solver
  • An expert in materials science and polymer development
  • Passionate about testing and troubleshooting, not afraid to test hundreds of times
  • Can design and conduct rigorous experiments to optimize materials
  • Love to harness data and statistical tools to improve results
  • Well versed in wet lab work and modern R&D practices
  • Effectively utilize literature searches to inform your work
  • Focus and produce results with minimal guidance
  • Can manage projects and multitask
  • Understand the value of good documentation
  • Excited to collaborate with a diverse group of scientists and engineers

Bonus Points:

  • Experience developing materials for 3D printing, especially photopolymers!
  • 3D CAD modeling (Solidworks)
  • Programming (Python, Matlab)
  • Design for Manufacturability

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Even if you don't check every box, but see yourself contributing, please apply. Help us build an inclusive community that will change the face of 3D printing.

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Location

35 Medford St. Suite 201, Somerville, MA 02143
35 Medford St. Suite 201, Somerville, MA 02143

Insider's spotlight

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Culture is extremely important at Formlabs. With now over 400 people combined in our Boston and Berlin offices, the goal is to “keep Formlabs weird,” which is really just a fun way of saying, “let’s keep things interesting.” Since we are trailblazing the way for a new era of low-cost manufacturing, keeping things interesting isn’t too difficult!

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What projects are you most most excited about?

Everything we produce is an ongoing project. A big focus for us has always been to relentlessly improve upon our existing products. We release regular updates to our software, printer and materials - keep an eye on our blog to see all the exciting things we have planned for the coming year!

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How does the company support your career growth?

Everything Formlabs is doing and creating has never been done before. We are a work-in-progress organization with a lot of space for growth. We seek to cultivate an environment where individuals can contribute their own new ideas and participate in the evolution of the company.

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We regularly have people organizing everything from whiskey tastings to ice climbing. The interest-diversity here is vast and people are quick to jump in and learn something new. Just to name a few of our internal “clubs," we have Booklabs, Filmlabs, Whiskeylabs, ping pong tournaments, Fitness Bootcamp, yoga, Ragnar, summer camps, hackathons . . .

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401(K)
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Dental Benefits
Fitness Subsidy
Flex Work Hours
Game Room
Happy Hours
Health Benefits
Pet-Friendly Office
Recreational Clubs
Some Meals Provided
Stocked Kitchen
Unlimited Vacation
Vision Benefits
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