Applied Physics/Engineering Intern

internship - part time, paid

Applied Optimization
Fairborn, OH
Closed
Posted 60 Days ago
Applied Optimization
Fairborn, OH
internship - part time, paid
Posted 60 Days ago
Closed

Description

Applied Physics/Engineering Intern Applied Optimization - Fairborn, OH 21 hours agoInternshipEstimated: $29,000 - $39,000 a year Apply Now Education * Bachelor's Degree Skills * MATLAB * Optics * C/C++ * Python Applied Optimization Job Description Job Title: Applied Physics/Engineering Intern Reports to: Team Lead FLSA Status: Part-Time (Non-Exempt) Position Objective: * Applied Optimization is an engineering R&D firm working on day and night observations of the sky in the visible and infrared, along with archiving, reporting, and analyzing the collected data. * This is a challenging position with direct hands-on responsibility for theoretical prediction, numerical modeling, high quality data acquisition, reporting, analysis, and interpretation. * Meticulous, detail-oriented individual who brings consistent quality and reliability to the collection and analysis of atmospheric and astronomy data. Essential Functions: * Support theoretical development and mathematical modeling and simulation. * Perform Fourier transform calculations for linear system. * Support the analytical derivation of circular and vortex beams for optical propagation in atmospheric turbulence. * Support optical engineering modifications of new generation telescope equipment. * Perform optical bench experiments to support customer requirements. * Support the collection, reduction, and analysis of astronomy and atmospheric data using ground-based telescope equipment. Required Qualifications: * Currently enrolled in a Bachelors degree or higher in optics, astronomy, physics, engineering physics or equivalent with superior academic record. * Knowledge in beam propagation in atmospheric turbulent media. * Knowledge of signal and image processing. * Effective oral and written communication skills. * Effective problem solving and debugging skills. * Attention to detail and effective time and schedule management skills. * Ability to adapt within a small team to support evolving customer requirements. * Ability to travel to customer sites for technical support. Preferred Qualifications: * Aptitude for software development using MATLAB, C++, or Python is highly desirable. * Knowledge or experience in navigating astronomical coordinate systems of the night sky. * Knowledge of Atmospheric physics. * Knowledge of optics software such as ZEMAX. Citizenship/Security Clearance Requirements: * U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder * May be required to obtain and maintain U.S. Government Security Clearance About Our Internships: * Hours: The internship is a part-time, year-round position that requires a minimum of sixteen hours per week of work. The hours are flexible and they can change from one quarter to another based on the class schedule. The weekly hours can be adjusted to balance for the examinations, tests and project submissions. About Us: Applied Optimization is a growing organization located in Dayton, OH. We are an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive salary that is commensurate with qualifications and a comprehensive benefits package. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law This job description is subject to change. Job Type: Internship Location: * Fairborn, OH (Preferred) Work authorization: * United States (Required) Pay Frequency: * Monthly

Skills

matlab, python, r&d, signal processing, image processing, mathematical modeling, optimization, optics, dynamic simulation, debugging, data acquisition, software development, analysis, problem solving, objective-c

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