Modern Electron is looking for talented graduate student interns in Mechanical Engineering and related fields. As a member of our Full Device Engineering team, you will join an interdisciplinary group of scientists and engineers working on experiments developing and testing Modern Electron’s cutting edge thermionic converter technology. You will work closely with a senior scientist or engineer on team-based development projects. This role involves design analysis as well as hands-on work including designing/building/testing parts, fixtures, assemblies, and test stands. Modern Electron’s team is a tight-knit and data-driven organization, and our interns have regularly spearheaded projects and co-authored patents.
Modern Electron is looking for talented student interns with a passion for energy technology that are currently pursuing a Master’s or PhD degree in a Mechanical or Industrial Engineering major. You must be able to complete a minimum of 10 weeks full-time commitment (40+ hours per week) and demonstrate a willingness to learn from others quickly on the job.
Modern Electron is a start-up company dedicated to generating affordable, modular, and reliable electricity for all. Expensive mechanical engines and turbines based on 19th-century technology still generate the majority of the power used worldwide. We seek to replace them with compact heat-to-electricity generators. >$40MM venture capital is committed to our vision. We have enormous potential for learning, impact, and growth in a small and collaborative team setting. We value our ability to move fast to outpace larger companies and achieve what they cannot.
Visit our website to learn more about our team and what we do.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Based on your availability, the earliest start date is 3/1/2021 and the latest end date is 9/30/2021