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Robotic Internship in Intelligent Manipulation and Monitoring

Job Title Robotic Internship in Intelligent Manipulation and Monitoring
Duration 2018, 3+ months
International Applications Yes, for 6+ months
Location Schlumberger-Doll Research, Cambridge, MA, US

Job Description and Responsibilities
At Schlumberger-Doll Research (SDR) center in Cambridge, MA, the Robotics department is conducting applied research and developing technology for the automation of strategic oilfield operations. We are looking for motivated PhD or Master’s level roboticist interns to join a talented multidisciplinary team working on solving stimulating problems that will deliver disruptive differentiation to Schlumberger and its customers in disciplines spanning marine robotics, intelligent manipulation, drone-based monitoring, acoustic telemetry and computer vision. Under the supervision of an experienced research scientist, the intern will be expected to define, execute and interpret the results of lab experiments and/or perform numerical simulations. The student will participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings and will have opportunities to interact with academic collaborators in top Boston universities, internal engineering and operation units.

• Enrolled in a master’s or doctoral program with major in Robotics/Artificial Intelligence
• Working knowledge of relevant software, such as Robot Operating System (ROS), MATLAB, Simulink, robot simulation software such as UWSIM or Gazebo
• Working knowledge of relevant hardware, such as robot arm manipulators or aerial drones, camera/thermal/Lidar sensing technology
• Working knowledge of relevant programming languages, such as Python and C++
• Experience with computer vision, haptic interfaces and/or point-cloud processing is highly desirable
• Excellent academic record with coursework emphasis on mechatronics, control, machine learning, sensing and/or autonomous navigation
• Balanced combination of analytical and hands-on skills
• Working independently
• Competitive Salary
• Lease allowance
About Schlumberger Company
Candidates can apply by emailing an application (include resume, coursework transcripts, ppt/pdf robotic experience presentation not exceeding 20 pages) to Chris Bogath:

Schlumberger-Doll Research (SDR) is the prime corporate research center for Schlumberger, the world’s leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry worldwide. SDR hosts more than 130 scientists working in various fields including robotics, advanced materials, geosciences and computational sciences. SDR is located within the MIT campus. Several dozen interns are hosted each summer at SDR. Previous interns have highlighted the working environment, camaraderie, diversity in expertise and domains of interest, learning about new technical challenges, SDR facilities, and Cambridge numerous attractions, as prime elements they enjoyed during their stay at SDR.

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested.