Title: Mechanical Engineer Internship

Duration: 6 months (July - Dec 2023)

Location: Burlington, MA


About LightForce

LightForce is a 3D printing technology company focused on the orthodontic space. Our digital platform empowers orthodontists with fully customized, 3D-printed tooth-moving tools. In 2019, we launched their first product - the world’s only, fully customized 3D printed bracket system and digital treatment software. We are proud to be one of the fastest growing companies in the industry. Learn more at www.lf



We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic mechanical engineer to assist on a multitude of projects throughout product development phases. From designing and fabricating in R&D phases to running performance tests for FDA submission all the way through to validation and verification of final products, this individual will not only see all phases of a new technology but will be a vital part in decision making and product commercialization. The ideal candidate has experience in CAD modeling (preferably SolidWorks), testing protocol development, rapid prototyping, and 3D printing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

● Initiate and take ownership of testing, tooling design and jig creation

● Collaborate on design, implementation, testing and release of new products and hardware features

● Evaluate customer feedback and translate it into new product requirements within a regulatory bound landscape

● Tackle multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic scrum focused team environment to produce quickly and efficiently

Educational Qualifications:

    • Currently working towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering (2024 Graduation Preferred)
    • Proficiency in SolidWorks or other CAD software
    • Experience prototyping using additive manufacturing
    • Possess an in-depth combination of analytical and investigative skills
    • Ability to identify and evaluate options, implement solutions and resolve complex problems
    • Strong written and oral communication skill

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company and we are most interested in finding the BEST candidate for the job. We would strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of the preferred qualifications described.

LightForce Orthodontics has a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, which requires team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be approved for a medical or religious exemption with accommodations in order to partake in certain activities in the United States.

LightForce Orthodontics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.