Job/Internship Opportunities

Caltech WAVE Fellows Undergraduate Research Program

Caltech is now accepting applications for our WAVE Fellows undergraduate research program.   The WAVE Fellows program provides support for undergraduate students, who are underrepresented in STEM and intend on pursuing a Ph.D., to conduct a 10-week summer research project under the mentorship of Caltech faculty.  Research opportunities in biology, neuroscience, chemistry, chemical engineering, engineering and applied science, geology, environmental science, sustainability, astronomy, physics, nanotechnology, quantum sciences, humanities, social science, and more! Research-specific information sessions are scheduled starting on November 3. This is a chance to learn more about the program, application process, and meet Caltech faculty in different disciplines.    ELIGIBILITY Applicants must be current sophomores, juniors, or non-graduating seniors; have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2; be a US citizen, permanent resident, or have DACA status. Strong applicants are encouraged to have prior research experience.  

Applications due Jan 7, 2022. Program dates: June 13 – August 19, 2022. 

 Click here for more information. 

Cal Poly Engineering Internship and New College Grad Opportunities with Western Digital

Here are some more details about our RAMP Internship and LAUNCH New College Graduate opportunities:

RAMP Internship Opportunities 

What is the RAMP Program? The RAMP Program is supplemental to your day-to-day internship responsibilities. In this program, you will gain deeper exposure to Western Digital’s culture and the different parts of the organization. RAMP Program elements include: Professional insights from leaders and professionals, engaging networking activities with cohort and Equity, Inclusion & Diversity and Global Giving & Doing events

Engineering Internship Opportunities

LAUNCH New College Grad Opportunities 

What is the LAUNCH Program? The LAUNCH Program is a supplemental, year-long program to introduce you into corporate insights and company culture. In this program, you will navigate through starting and launching your career towards your long-term aspirations. LAUNCH Program elements include:

    • Exposure to training opportunities
    • Comprehensive rewards & recognition insight
    • Professional insights from leaders and professionals
    • Engaging networking activities with cohort
    • Equity, Inclusion & Diversity and Global Giving & Doing events

Engineering Full-time Opportunities

How to Apply:

Interested in applying? Click on one of the links below to be taken directly to the job posting on Western Digital’s Career Site where you can apply directly! Each posting will contain an overview of the various roles we are recruiting students for in relation to the opportunity. Helpful Tip: Click the link most aligned to the type of role(s) you are interested in (intern vs. full-time, hardware and/or software) and your current degree level.

Student Research Opportunities in AI and Machine Learning

There are opportunities for about ten students to work on funded research activities related to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science in the areas of Marine Science, Agriculture, and Search and Rescue missions. For more details, see the descriptions of the projects and student positions. If you’re interested in applying for one of the positions, use the Webform 2021-22 Student Research Opportunities to submit your information, which should include a resume.  

AI for Search & Rescue 

  • This is a collaboration between Dr. Franz Kurfess, Dr. Maria Pantoja and Dr. Lynne Slivovsky, and the continuation of a CEng SURP 2021 activity. We have funding for four student positions, and expect to hire two graduate and two undergraduate students.  

Marine Creature Recognition in Aerial Video 

  • This project is funded by the Santa Rosa Creek Foundation through the Center for Coastal Marine Sciences, with funding for four undergraduate positions. It is also a collaboration between Dr. Franz Kurfess, Dr. Lynne Slivovsky, and Dr. Maria Pantoja.  

Consideration of Ethical and Social Justice Aspects in Data Science 

  • This project proposal was accepted by Bayer Corporation and is currently under review by Cal Poly. We expect funding for two students to be available in November.  

Collaborators include members of the Ethics and Social Justice Committee from Cal Poly’s Data Science Initiative.