Software Development/Machine Learning Intern – R&D
When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work. You’ll have the opportunity to grow and learn in a culture that empowers your development. We have created an inclusive, global environment that values the power of diverse talent, backgrounds, and experiences to drive speed, productivity, innovation, and growth.
Our internship program will give you a chance to get real world business experience and build your network before graduation. We are seeking an energetic, responsible intern to join our growing organization. In this position, you will be expected to learn the ins-and-outs of our daily routines and procedures. You will focus on learning how our organization runs, and can be expected to gain valuable insight that can further your interest in your chosen career field.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 70,000 employees the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world. The customers we serve fall within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, and solve challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications.
Summary of Internship
The Software Development Internship position provides an opportunity for BGMP UofO graduate students who are currently pursuing degrees to get hands on experience working with engineers and biologists in a fast-paced research environment. The software intern will contribute to development projects in microscopy machine learning and advance best design practices. The position starts in April 2020, paid working 40 hours per week through December 2020.
Provide engineering support related to product development projects including testing and design
Support a variety of software engineering activities and may be assigned to a variety of engineering tasks throughout the department
Be involved with many aspects of development and testing of machine learning SW design for fluorescence microscopy projects
Provide feedback on specifications and designs
Learn about software engineering and instrumentation through daily activities.
Accept candid feedback and look for areas of improvements
Specific tasks will be tailored to the software interns experience level and abilities
A software intern works under the close supervision of engineers, project managers, R&D scientists and R&D and software engineering managers
Skills and Abilities
Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team
Willingness to learn, be mentored, and improve
Desire to contribute and improve design of new and existing scientific instrumentation products
Exceptional customer focus
Desire to teach other engineers about technology in area of expertise
Familiarity with of least one software development tool set such as Java, C#
Aptitude for writing software programs
Student currently enrolled in classes in the BGMP at UofO, and ready for their 9 month internship program.
General Biology or greater science knowledge preferred
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today!
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