Application Engineering Temp
Any US state

At Carbon, we are a team of passionate entrepreneurs, engineers, designers, programmers, and materials scientists who value creativity and the ability to get things done. Our company is built on the idea that when diverse fields of study come together, we can solve challenging problems.
Carbon’s Application Development team owns the collaboration with visionary manufacturing partners from concept to production readiness. Once applications have been identified to be a strong fit, Design Engineers help prospective customers successfully implement Carbon’s technology within their business. Our team drives and educates customers on Design for DLS best practices while creating products that meet or exceed customer’s requirements and objectives.
As a successful Application Engineer Intern, you will work with Application Engineers and external OEM customers to support their development of end use products with DLS. You thrive in employing your creative problem solving abilities and growing your depth of expertise across a variety of functional areas (including software, materials, hardware, product development processes and cross-functional team leadership). You are comfortable presenting to external and internal company stakeholders and can handle tough situations with poise and confidence. 


  • Learn and become proficient in Design for DLS best practices and their implementation in part and product design.
  • Use hypothesis-driven approaches to understand problems, define test methods, evaluate solutions, use feedback, iterate and provide recommendations.
  • Work closely with colleagues to guide clients from initial product concept evaluation through technical feasibility to production readiness.
  • Develop internal tools and resources to improve design process quality and efficiency.
  • Support implementation of custom product workflows for serial production.
  • Preferred Skills and Experience

  • BS / MS Engineering degree candidate with a focus on Product Development or Product Design.
  • Experience with CAD tools for solid, surface, or mesh modeling (OnShape, SolidWorks, CATIA, Rhino, ZBrush, MeshMixer, etc.).
  • Experience with office productivity software for documentation, presentation, and data analysis (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Google Suite).
  • Detail oriented with strong verbal, graphical, and technical communications skills.
  • Demonstrated creative problem solving abilities and positive attitude.
  • Flexibility to adjust to a changing work environment (remote, hybrid, etc.).
  • Bonus Skills

  • Experience with manufacturing technologies and physical prototyping.
  • Experience with scripting, basic programming principles, or visual coding.
  • Understanding of common material properties and their implications for part design.
  • Passion for manufacturing tech, digital design, innovative product development, etc.
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