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Olympus Intern, Software Engineering - Spring 2022 (Full-Time)

Req ID:  2704



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.


Job Description

We are currently looking for an intern to join our Software Engineering team in our Waltham office. This program will run from  late January 2022 to early April 2022. This is a full-time opportunity involving 40 hours per week.


Experiences that grow you—and your career.


As a Software Engineering Intern, you will contribute to our mission by working with the teams responsible for delivering product innovations.

Job Duties

Some projects our former interns have contributed to include:


*  Developing new software, optimizing code used for production purposes, and debugging new components.


*  Implementing machine learning to refine algorithms for Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and prototyping purposes.


*  Evaluating patents to identify opportunities for improvement.


*  Researching state-of-the-art solutions for existing problems.


*  Contributing to the creation and implementation of innovative components to enhance client-side experiences and improve manufacturing efficiency. 


*  Creating test suite to maintain system robustness and improve release process.


*  Participating in discussions with product owners to learn how our customers use our projects.


A typical day for you will include:


* Collaborating with your supervisor and team to complete role-related assignments and projects.


* Actively engaging in and adding value to meetings and discussions.


* Engaging in other duties, as necessary.

Job Requirements



*  Must be enrolled in a full time undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited 4-year institution. Preferred fields of study include computer science or related fields.


*  Must complete sophomore year before the internship begins and graduate after the internship ends.

*  Demonstrated ability to balance academic and extracurricular commitments (i.e. work experience, clubs, volunteer activities, teams, etc.).


*  Basic engineering knowledge.


*  Must possess excellent analytical and organizational skills.


*  Must be proficient and have practical knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


*  Must be able to work well within a team and independently at times with limited guidance.


*  Must not now or in the future require immigration-related sponsorship.**

** Olympus policy is not to provide immigration-related sponsorship for internships, co-op programs and other entry-level roles that are fed by the internship program. Accordingly, Olympus discourages applicants for such positions who will, either now or in the future, require Olympus sponsorship in order to obtain or maintain lawful employment authorization.



*  Experience with machine learning, pattern recognition, image processing, and/or robotics.


*  Experience with web technologies (JavaScript, Node.js, Angular, etc.).


*  Experience with programming languages/software (C++, C#, .NET, Git, OpenCV, Visual Studio, etc.).


*  Understanding of software and mobile application development processes.


*  Exposure to operating systems and/or networking.

*  Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-driven environment.


*  Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize/execute multiple concurrent tasks.


*  Strong, professional communication skills.


*  Skilled in presentation development and public speaking.


*  General curiosity and a desire to learn new material.


We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, flexible schedules,on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919. Today, Olympus is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. Olympus’ Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational applications. For more information, visit


Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Waltham || 

Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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