Microscopy Intern

  • Milpitas, CA 95035, USA
  • Intern

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

Eurofins is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. Eurofins is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 55,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 50 countries. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.

In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

Nanolab Technologies, a Eurofins company, is a global leader in advanced microscopy, surface analysis and semiconductor testing services of various types of materials from synthetic biomaterials to nanotechnology, deliver new “super materials” with the potential to transform our world. Our laboratories are at the forefront of this revolution, providing the scientific expertise and analytical techniques to support companies at every phase of the product lifecycle, from R&D to manufacturing.

Our Materials Sciences laboratory has is a unique opportunity for Materials Science students to develop hands on experience operating our state of the art microscopy instrumentation (Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), FIB/SEM, Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) etc.) while analyzing materials ranging from synthetic biomaterials to nanotechnology.

Clients include leading edge technology companies, consumer product manufacturers, aerospace suppliers all working in the early phase of product development.  Come join a work environment where Engineers engage in engineer-to-engineer interaction to discuss and comprehensively understand client issues, challenges, goals, to define the device problems, develop and execute analyses.

What will you learn during your time with us:

  • Master methods in prepping and processing samples (micro-cleaving, polishing, ion etching etc.) for TEM and/or SEM imaging or operating a TEM (Transmission Electron Microscope)
  • Further develop your knowledge of electron microscopy, semiconductor device physics and failure analysis

Our evening and weekend work schedules are prefect for part-time or full-time students, choose from Part-Time Saturday – Sunday or Full-Time 10 hours days Friday – Monday. 


  • Pursing a BS degree in Materials Science or related scientific field.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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