R&D Intern

The Role

Holistick Medical is seeking a

Research and Development (R&D) Intern (female/male)

The R&D Intern will be conducting R&D activities for the project. This opportunity is based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, USA.


Key responsibilities will include:

    • Defining, developing and conducting various laboratory tests (mechanical and chemical)
    • Developing fixtures and tools
    • Preparing and conditioning test samples
    • Synthesizing biomaterials and adhesives
    • Working with tissue specimens and benchtop models
    • Analyzing test results, reporting test results
    • Building and testing functional prototypes
    • Developing manufacturing methods

Candidate Profile:

    • The role requires a blend of technical, personal and administrative skills
    • The successful candidate must thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment with quick communication, rapid iterative design and prototyping work, and strong organizational skills. The ability to juggle multiple tasks is a must

Desired Skills:

    • Familiarity with standard CAD software
    • Experience with mechanical and chemical tests
    • Previous work in a laboratory environment
    • Experience with biomaterials
    • High level of autonomy as well as team player
    • Good communication skills
    • Hands-on attitude, out of the box thinking, cooperative attitude, action-driven
    • Strong sense of urgency and problem-solving skills, stress-resistance

Desired Qualifications:

    • Undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Materials Science
    • Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Materials Science
    • Fluent command of English

Personal Characteristics

    • Ethics and personal values: The candidate is expected to operate with the highest levels of ethics and values and function in full trust from the team

Contact

Boris Warnack

CEO Holistick Medical

boris@holistick-medical.com


Ellen Roche

Assistant Professor, MechE and Institute for Medical Engineering and Science

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

etr@mit.edu