Start Date: November–December 2021
Program Duration: 12 – 18 months
Compensation: $10 per hour
Housing: not provided
Number of Positions Offered: 1
Host Company Description:
The host company is located in Morrisville, North Carolina. Their motto is innovation for impact and their mission is to develop high-yield, high-purity, biocompatible cell separation devices using sound waves with applications in research, cancer diagnosis, blood processing and transfusions, etc. They have a strong IP portfolio of acoustofluidic (i.e., the fusion of acoustics and microfluidics) technologies, including exclusive license for four issued US patents and over ten patents in China, Japan, Europe, and North America. Their passion is to commercialize world-leading acoustofluidic technologies to advance research, enhance health, and improve quality of life.
The selected participant will assist a team of R&D engineers and researchers to develop cutting-edge cell separation devices using sound waves; help fabricate and prepare microfluidic devices for R&D engineers, biologists, and researchers, design mechanical structures and components for prototype assembly, test devices, assemble and troubleshoot fluidic systems, test and calibrate fluidic systems, assist on designing and testing electronic solutions for prototypes etc.
- Fabricate microfluidic devices
- Fluidic control, including microfluidics, valves, pumps, and pressure regulation
- Experience in troubleshooting common issues in microfluidic devices
- Design and build ready for evaluation and manufacture electronic and electromechanical prototype systems by selecting and assembling suitable components
- Design and test analog/digital electronic circuits in the RF frequency range including power RF
- Hands-on experience in soldering electronic components on circuit board
- Experience in testing electronic components or systems
- Hands-on experience in using Solidworks and AutoCAD for design
- Experience designing plastic parts and assemblies
- To apply for the Internship program, you must be an undergraduate student of Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering OR a recent graduate starting the program within 12 months of graduation.
- To apply for the Trainee program, you must hold a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering and at least 1 year of work experience OR be a career professional of 5 or more years in related field.
- Applicants must speak advanced English
- Knowledge of Solidworks and AutoCAD
- 3 months’ prior experience in a lab environment
- GPA 3.0 or above
How to Apply:
- Submit a professional resume with a professional photograph
- Indicate availability dates (start and end dates)
- Indicate this offer number and title
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