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Intern, Engineering (Software)

IPG Photonics is revolutionizing the laser industry as the pioneering developer and leading producer of fiber lasers and amplifiers. Headquartered in Marlborough, MA, IPG has over 6,500 employees in more than 30 locations around the world. We aspire to work together with our employees and customers to apply light in ways that improve life.  


Our mission is to develop innovative laser solutions to make the world a better place. To accomplish this mission, we are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent and an engaged, diverse, and thriving workforce that drives a sustainable future for our company and society.


Working at IPG Photonics you can expect challenging projects, a motivating and friendly environment, and competitive benefits.


Job Summary



The Engineering Intern is responsible for working as a team member to support the development of laser systems. The successful candidate must have the ability to learn new skills quickly and follow established company practices.


Job Functions

  • Plan, develop, and execute experimental test programs
  • Investigate new technologies and provide reported findings to management
  • Develop/debug test fixtures
  • Ability to diagnose and solve problems while developing new code modules
  • Analyze test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications.
  • Document and track errors and bugs in a software application lifecycle management tool.



  • Enrolled in a software or computer engineering degree program
  • Knowledge of the software application lifecycle management (ALM).
  • Experience with source code control tools such as Microsoft TFS and Git.
  • Strong software test design and automation skills.
  • Experience with test automation platforms (Selenium)
  • Strong understanding of distributed systems and concurrent programming.
  • Experience with Visual Studio / Visual Studio Code and the C# language
  • Experience with Visual Studio Code and Electron/JavaScriptStrong debugging skills at an overall system level (software, electrical and mechanical).



5110 Main St NE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55421

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