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Olympus Intern Co-Op, Electrical Engineering - Spring 2022

Req ID:  2691


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

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and safety? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives safer and more fulfilling every day.


We’re currently looking for an intern who is studying Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering to join us in our Waltham, MA office.


This positions will be onsite in our Waltham, MA office, working 40 hours per week.  The position will begin in January 2022. 


We are open to candidates interested in either a 4-month internship (January-April) or 6-month co-op (January-June).

Job Duties

The Electrical Engineering Intern will work with the Engineering team by assisting the Software/Hardware Engineering department with ongoing projects.  As an intern in our Engineering department, you will be empowered and inspired to do your best work. In a typical day, you will:


* Assist engineers on projects related to product investigation, development, design validation, and support.

* Create and follow documentation for development, testing, and support.

* Assemble and program test fixtures for engineers in various departments.

* Test and debug analog/digital circuits using schematics and various lab equipment.

* Test New Product Introduction (NPI).

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.


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

* Preferred fields of study include Electrical and computer engineering

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

**Olympus policy is not to provide immigration-related sponsorship for internships, Fellows 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.

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

* Basic Electrical Engineering knowledge.

* Basic use of standard lab equipment such as Oscilloscopes, fiction generator, soldering etc 

* 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.

* Experience with MS Visual Studio, C++, Omnify, and/or LabVIEW.

* Experience witch schematics capture CAD tools,such as Orcad, Xpedtion.

* Knowledegable with Linux, FreeRtos, Crotex MCU, application processors.

* Experience with application development for IOS.

* Experience with FPGA development (ALTERA/Xilinx).

* Experience with IOT devoice development.  

* Experience with wireless connectivity.

* Experience with designing and building prototypes circuits.

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, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, 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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