BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Summer Intern - Associate Optical Engineer - in San Jose, California

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Job Description

BD Biosciences is a world leader in bringing innovative diagnostic and research tools to life science researchers, clinical researchers, laboratory professionals and clinicians who are involved in basic research, drug discovery and development, biopharmaceutical production and disease management. The BD Biosciences segment is focused on continually advancing the science and applications associated with cellular analysis. BDB provides interns with meaningful work experiences, supervision, an in-depth orientation, networking activities and exposure to the many benefits of working at the Company.

BD Biosciences is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

BD Biosciences is seeking a highly qualified student for internship who will join an R&D team in the design and development of new products. The intern will aide in creating engineering prototypes, evaluating components, testing and conducting simulations. The intern will perform work under the supervision of a senior staff engineer


  • Design optical lens, mirrors, mounts, and assemblies

  • Perform engineering studies to test, characterize, and validate optical system, subsystem, and component prototype design and performance

  • Document engineering designs and the results of analysis and tests

  • Use and apply engineering knowledge and tools to solve engineering problems

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a M.S or Ph.D degree in optical engineering, physics, or related discipline

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in optical design software such as Zemax and/or Code V.

  • Minimum of 1 year hands-on lab experience in assembling laboratory optical test beds and performing optical characterization measurements.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and projects.

  • Demonstrated written and verbal presentation and communication skills

  • Detail oriented

Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Jose

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status