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Internship/Part-time Opportunity at Uster Technologies

Position Summary

Uster Technologies, Inc. (A Toyota Industry company) is offering the opportunity for 1-2 graduate students to gain hands-on experience at the leading high technology instrument manufacturer of products for quality measurement and certification for the textile industry.

In this role, the Electro-Optical Intern will work closely with R&D team to support some or all of the following functions:

  • Work with senior engineers for the construction of new opto-electronic/mechanical instrument prototypes including sensors, data acquisition, and processing electronics.
  • Support in-house trouble shooting and field-testing of new opto-electronic/mechanical instrument prototypes.
  • Assist with PC programing and debugging of data acquisition, processing, and display routines.

Position Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree completed. Master’s Degree or PhD in progress in Electrical & Computer Engineering or Physics
  • Must have programming knowledge in either Python or C/C++/C#
  • Familiarity with spectral analysis in Infrared range is a plus
  • Familiarity with optics & spectrometer is a plus
  • Ability to collect, present and communicate technical data to team members


  • Weekly hours: 15 to 25 hours per week
  • Compensation: Subject to applicant relevant experience
  • Timing: Fall 2021 with potential for part-time work in Spring 2022 semesters
  • Job location: West Knoxville, with opportunity for some home office activities
  • Citizenship: Open to US citizens and foreign students subject to permission for off-campus work


For immediate consideration, please send your resume and transcript to


Posted 11-11-21