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Engineering Internship – Process Development – Avon, CT

Company Overview

OFS has one of the longest and most respectable corporate lineages in American business, which goes back to Alexander Graham Bell and the invention of the telephone more than a century ago.  We have a proven track record of being first in the industry with application specific fibers, optical connectors, ribbon cables, erbium doped fibers, Raman fiber lasers, fiber gratings and more.  Our mission is to provide leading optical innovations and solutions by designing, manufacturing and supplying the best optical fibers, fiber cable and components and devices for our customers, with exceptional service that creates value for our shareholders, customers and employees.  To do so, we must continue shaping the future of communications by applying the best minds to the challenges our customers will continually face.

We currently seek a college student enrolled in a technical course of study who is interested in a summer internship opportunity. Our Fiber and Cable Engineering department is looking for an Engineering Intern at our Specialty Photonics facility located in Avon, CT.

Job Summary

The selected candidate will work as a part of a development team of engineers on various process development projects for specialty optical fiber manufacturing, under the supervision of a Senior Engineer.  Duties include conducting experiments, data collection, data analysis, documenting results and report writing.  At the end of the internship, the candidate will prepare a presentation that summarizes the work they were involved in during the program.

Education Requirements

Candidate must be enrolled full-time in a college or university with a technical, manufacturing or quality-related course of study.  The ideal candidate will be in their junior or senior year of school.


This is an entry-level internship position.  Experience with mechanical systems and computer programing is preferred.

Working at OFS means having the opportunity to realize ideas, experience innovation and discover new solutions for the future.

OFS Fitel, LLC, a Georgia based company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.