OPT Industries optindustries.com is a rapidly growing, Series A venture-backed MIT spinoff company that focuses on building the next generation of additive manufacturing technology. Working at the intersection of automation engineering, computational design and polymer science, we design and commercially manufacture highly customizable materials and products- everything from medical devices to luxury fashion.

Our mission is to transform product development by taking an integrated approach from design to manufacturing. We are opening up a 2-3 month internship opportunity for up-and-coming computational designers to join the product team. You will learn and work with this young team of talented designers on new and existing product lines using our proprietary software and hardware platform. You will be creating unique designs at the intersection of computational geometries, bio-inspired material and digital fabrication.

This will be an on-site internship at our main office in Medford, MA, USA.


  • Assist the development of commercial products. 

  • Collaborate with a talented team with diverse backgrounds on interdisciplinary projects.

  • Create high-performance metamaterials using OPT proprietary AM technology.

  • Explore new applications and potential of the next generation AM.


  • Take part in the conceptualization, design development of commercial products.

  • Research, design and test complex geometric according to materials and design requirements.

  • Take part in communication with clients to understand design requirements and formulate actionable design ideas.


  • Currently pursuing or completed a Master or Bachelor degree in architectural design, product design, mechanical engineering, or relevant design/engineering discipline.

  • Good sensibility for functional and aesthetic design.

  • Expert in 3D modeling and parametric modeling.

  • Experience in digital fabrication.

  • Solid knowledge of mechanical structure design.

  • Effective communication. Comfortable working collaboratively.

  • Proficiency in programming languages is a plus.

  • Proficiency in simulation software is a plus.

A portfolio/work sample is required. Please include your online portfolio link or website with this application. Applications without portfolio or work sample will not be considered.

OPT Industries is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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