Field Service Engineer Intern
Los Angeles, CA  / Charlotte, NC  / Thornwood, NY  / Boston, MA  / Washington, DC ...View All
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Posted 4 days ago
Job/Internship Description

About Us:

How many companies can say they've been in business for over 177 years?!

Here at ZEISS, we certainly can! As the pioneers of science, ZEISS handles the everchanging environments in a fast-paced world, meeting it with cutting edge of technologies and continuous advancements. ZEISS believes that innovation and technology are the key to a sustainable future and solutions for global change. We have a diverse range of portfolios throughout the ZEISS family in segments like, Industrial Quality & Research, Medical Technology, Consumer Markets and Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology. We are a global company with over 42,000 employees and have over 4,000 in the US and Canada alone! Make a difference, come join the team!

What's the role?

As the Field Service Engineer Intern you get to work with an astonishing team that plays a vital role in Carl Zeiss Research Microscopy Solutions. Showcase your skills and interest in electronics and mechanics. Experience with electronics, a mind for problem solving, or technical repair/troubleshooting are all sought-after attributes.

Success in this role requires dedication to learning and the rapid absorption of training material as a high percentage of your time will be spent in technical training courses and learning basic application principles to provide technical service. When not in classroom training, the FSE Intern will be engaged in on-the-job-training (OJT), working closely with, and assisting higher level FSEs in a customer environment. This is a customer-facing role and therefore strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively are required to be successful. This role requires extensive travel with occasional overnights.

Sound Interesting?

Here's what you'll do:

  • Successful completion of technical training to acquire a rudimentary knowledge of Zeiss microscopy equipment.

  • Demonstrate, in the field, that the technical concepts learned in the classroom trainings and OJT can be applied to a high standard.

  • Engage as an active participant in all OJT; listening carefully, taking notes, asking questions, assisting when asked and absorbing the content fully.

  • Properly care for all ZEISS tools and assets as may be made available during the execution of assigned responsibilities.

  • Responsible for your personal safety when visiting labs and institutions by understanding the basics of lab behavior and an awareness of risks.

  • Travel to customer locations and complying with the ZEISS Corporate Travel Policy.

  • Deliver an end of program presentation to peers, mentors, and management.

Do you qualify?

  • Currently enrolled in a 4-year or graduate degree in technical/scientific discipline or equivalent experience.

  • Eagerness to learn, understand, and troubleshoot problems in software, electronics, optics and electron optics, high voltage, high vacuum, mechanical, and/or electro-mechanical systems.

  • Proven ability to work successfully as an individual contributor or as part of a team.

Nice to haves:

  • Familiarity with a microscope.

The hourly pay range for this position is $16.00 - $18.00 pending region.

Your ZEISS Recruiting Team:

Cheriece Williams, Paige Gustafson

Zeiss provides Equal Employment Opportunity without unlawful regard to an Applicants race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, citizen status, sexual orientation, pregnancy (includes childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), genetic predisposition, carrier status, gender expression or identity, including transgender identity, or any other class or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law of the employee (or the people with whom the employee associates, including relatives and friends).


Position Summary
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As soon as possible
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