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Veterans Preferred - Research Intern, Additive Manufacturing and Material Science

Company: Xerox
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. PARC, a Xerox company, is in the Business of Breakthroughs--. Practicing open innovation, we provide custom R&D services, technology, expertise, best practices, and intellectual property to Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, startups, and government agencies and partners. We create new business options, accelerate time to market, augment internal capabilities, and reduce risk for our clients. Since its inception, PARC has pioneered many technology platforms - from the Ethernet and laser printing to the GUI and ubiquitous computing - and has enabled the creation of many industries. Incorporated as an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox in 2002, PARC today continues the research that enables breakthroughs for our clients' businesses. The Mechanical and Fluid Systems group is looking for exceptional summer interns to contribute to PARC's research activities in advanced manufacturing(AM) and 3D Printing. AM is a rapidly developing field that promises to revolutionize the manufacturing industry by allowing for rapid prototyping and freeform structures that can't be made any other way. 3D printers have become commonplace pieces of equipment in manufacturing, especially for producing polymer components. The current challenge is finding effective ways to replicate that ubiquity for higher temperature materials such as metals and ceramics. We are investigating novel methods for production of metal, ceramic, and multi-material components through additive manufacturing. Responsibilities : Formulate feedstock inks for PARC's additive manufacturing efforts Design and create test components for printing and post-processing (sintering and/or annealing) Characterize samples through mechanical testing and microstructural analysis Qualifications : Currently enrolled in a Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent curriculum Prerequisites are classes covering materials processing and mechanical behavior Hands-on experience with mechanical testing and microstructural analysis methods such as tensile testing, hardness testing, optical microscopy and SEM Understanding of phase diagrams, stress/strain curves, and statistics Xerox is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity or expression, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. Learn more at and explore our commitment to diversity and inclusion People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with Xerox may request such accommodation(s) by sending an e-mail to Be sure to include your name, the job you are interested in, and the accommodation you are seeking. -- 2020 Xerox Corporation. All rights reserved. Xerox-- and Xerox and Design-- are trademarks of Xerox Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

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