Group 81--Summer Research Program Intern (Advanced Materials and Microsystems)

Date: Mar 30, 2024

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory


Group 81 - The Advanced Materials and Microsystems Group combines chemistry, biology, materials science, electronics, optics, photonics, microfluidics, nanofabrication, and advanced textiles to develop new technologies for a range of applications. We are growing our team of experts especially skilled in materials synthesis and development of miniature, low-power systems with unusual transduction mechanisms and form factors, such as marbles, threads, and disks. You will join a team of people whose combined expertise ranges from system analysis to circuit design to microfabrication to polymer chemistry, and work in state-of-the-art laboratories, including a 90 nm CMOS fabrication facility and an advanced functional fiber drawing facility.


The successful candidate will have demonstrated underlying skills in at least one of the fundamental disciplines, have some experience in a hands-on laboratory setting, and be enthusiastic and able to learn the specialized skills needed to develop novel microsystems and materials. They will have demonstrated ability to work with and communicate well with multidisciplinary teams of scientists, engineers, and technicians, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.



  • Currently enrolled in a program of study in engineering, physics, or chemistry (Preferred majors: Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering).
  • Practical, hands-on experience in laboratory environments


  • Completed Classes: mechanics and materials, thermal-fluids engineering, circuits and electronics, or course equivalents.
  • Experience with MATLAB, Python, C, C++, and/or PCB-layout, or mechanical design.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.


Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.


MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.


Requisition ID: 40689 

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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