Modern Electron is looking for talented student interns with expertise in both computer science and the physical sciences or engineering. As a member of our R&D team, you will work on software development that supports design, modeling, and analysis of Modern Electron’s cutting edge thermionic converter technology. You will work closely with a senior computational physicist on team-based development projects, and interface with an interdisciplinary group of physicists, chemists, and engineers. This work will include implementing advanced physical models, optimizing the performance of our simulation software, and developing our software infrastructure. Modern Electron’s R&D team is a tight-knit and data-driven organization, and our interns have regularly spearheaded projects and co-authored patents.
- Full-time enrollment as a graduate or incoming senior undergraduate student; min. 3.0 GPA.
- At least two years coursework or experience in computer science.
- At least two years coursework or experience in physical sciences or engineering.
- Experience and interest in scientific or numerical computation.
- Able to complete a minimum of 10 weeks full-time commitment (40+ hours per week).
- Demonstrate a willingness to learn from others quickly on the job.
Modern Electron is a Seattle-area startup dedicated to developing breakthrough energy technologies. Our team is developing highly efficient, compact, and scalable solid-state thermionic generators with the ultimate goal of making electricity cheaper and far more universally available for everyone. Our technology is supported by over $20MM in venture capital funding and by 14 issued patents, with 20+ more patents pending in the US and internationally.
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