Student Co-op (Mech Engineering)

Rochester, NY


Student Co-op (Mech Engineering)

The University of Rochester Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) is seeking a self- motivated mechanical engineering student to work with in the Mechanical Engineering Group.

The mechanical design team is responsible for the development of laser system components, scientific diagnostic instruments and vacuum systems used in the world class OMEGA and OMEGA EP laser systems.

  • The position would involve creative problem solving, CAD modeling, analysis and the drafting of parts and assemblies to be fabricated.

  • There are opportunities for hands on experimentation, finite element analysis and vibration testing depending on the applicant’s particular strengths or fields of interest.

  • It is beneficial for applicants to have experience with CAD software and an understanding of machining / fabrication processes.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 15.00 - $ 25.96 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: Laser Lab & COI
Full/Part Time: TAR
Opening: Time as Reported Grade 074
Schedule: 8:30 AM-5:30 PM