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Xerox Research Intern, Geometric Modeling in California

Research Intern, Geometric Modeling

General information

City: Palo Alto, Cary

State/Province: California, North Carolina

Country: United States

Department: Student Programs

Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Working time: Full-time

Ref#: 20010677

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Type: Internship

Job Field: Student Programs

Seniority Level: Associate

Description & Requirements

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.

PARC is offering a Research Internship opportunity in the areas of computational materials, microstructure modeling, and metal alloy thermodynamics. Exceptional graduate students with a solid grasp of fundamental (theoretical and computational) aspects are encouraged to apply.


  • Develop viable solutions to scientific research problems and successfully execute them within the span of internship (e.g., three months).

  • Develop good quality code (e.g., C++ or Python) with proper documentation.

  • Contribute to conference and/or journal papers.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline.

  • At least one year of academic research experience as a Graduate/Research Assistant in an ongoing higher-education (Master’s or Ph.D.) program.

  • A strong background in materials science,mathematics, engineering, and programming – familiarity with at least one high-level programming language is required.

  • Eagerness to learn new technologies, apply academic techniques to solve real-world problems, and turn novel ideas into useful software products.

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.


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