Internship Matching Program

Internship Matching Program

The application for 2019 Internship Matching Program is CLOSED.

AIM Photonics Academy's is 2019 Internship Matching Program is now open.  With one application, students will be able to apply for full-time summer internships with one of the participating companies in the AIM Photonics community.   Companies will be able to directly access a pool of highly motivated and talented students and potential employees in the field integrated photonics manufacturing.


The Internships are available for community college, undergraduate and graduate students. Companies will offer travel expenses, as well as a stipend and a clearly defined work project for the interns. The duration and start and end dates may vary depending upon the project and company.

Please note that only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for the AIM Academy Internship Matching Program. Students must have at least a 3.4/4.0 or 4.25/5.0 average to apply. Below is the list of the skills and education levels that are most in demand for 2018 industry interns in integrated photonics manufacturing field:

  1. Silicon photonics design and testing – graduate and undergraduate students
  2. Data science, sensors – graduate students
  3. Photonics, optics and packaging – all levels
  4. Robotic assembly; fiber optics – graduate and undergraduate students

Companies participating in the 2018 Internship Matching Program include large businesses and small and medium-sized enterprises.  Companies will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until all the internship positions are filled. Given that matches will be made on a rolling basis, materials should be submitted no later than January 1, 2018. In order to be considered for an internship, students must submit and complete an application along with a brief cover letter (200-300 words) and resume as one document. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.


AIM Academy’s Internship Matching Program gives the AIM community the opportunity to host students with critical skills for three months this summer, and to evaluate them for future employment. Please let us know if you have openings for students. Participating companies will be part of a mentor team that includes your technical staff, AIM faculty supervisors and the students placed in your company. To participate in this program, companies must offer travel expenses, as well as a stipend and a clearly defined work project for the summer.


For additional information or if you have any questions about the 2019 Internship Matching Program, please contact program manager Julie Diop.