One of the most rewarding ways to jump-start your career is to participate in a comprehensive internship program. Quantum Innovations, Inc. offers a competitive internship program that gives students a chance to gain hands-on experience in a professional environment.

Learn More About the Internship Program
ophthalmic lab service and support

Quantum provides customer-centered service and support.   With many years of experience in the ophthalmic industry, Quantum is here to provide technical expertise any time you have issues with your process, even if it's equipment made by Balzers, Leybold, Satis or others. We'll troubleshoot and identify problems, then work with you to create solutions.

Besides being energetic and smart, here are some other qualities we look for in our interns:

  • Strong work ethic and initiative
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Active involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Service minded
  • Willingness to learn and ask questions
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of responsibility
  • Ability to represent our company, internal culture and reputation in a positive manner

The Quantum Innovations, Inc. Internship Program is a comprehensive program that offers numerous benefits:

  • A preliminary new intern orientation that familiarizes interns with Quantum and kick off networking opportunities with employees
  • A mentor program to help ease your transition and answer any questions you may have before, during, and after the internship
  • An overview of our company operations, departments and processes
  • Hands-on experience
  • Specialized technical or general employment skill development
  • The possibility of travel in the United States on actual engagements
  • Numerous opportunities for networking, both internally and externally
  • The possibility of tours of some of our clients' facilities
  • A periodic review process that assists interns with an understanding of their progress
  • Possible articulation with post-secondary education programs for credit attainment
  • Possibility of monetary benefits for qualified candidates (may include stipend, travel expenses, tuition reimbursement)
  • The possibility to turn an internship into a full-time job upon graduation
Internship Application Process

Application Process

Here are the steps to apply for an internship opportunity with Quantum.

Step one – Apply:

  1. Complete the internship application form found here: Internship Application
    • This is a fillable .pdf form that may be completed and returned via email, or can be printed, filled out and mailed or hand delivered.
  2. Submit a Cover Letter with your application (see the internship application for more details).
    • Statement of  interest in an internship position
    • Reason why we should consider your application
    • Goals for the internship
    • Proposed time frame for the internship

Step two – Submit two (2) completed Reference Forms

  1. Your two (2) references will need to complete the reference form found here: Internship Reference Form.
  2. This is a fillable .pdf form that may be emailed, completed and returned via email, or can be printed, filled out and mailed or hand delivered.

Step three – If selected following application screening:

  1. Attend facility tour and interview session

Step four – If selected for an internship:

  1. Attend an internship orientation
    • Sign Contract
    • Sign Non-Disclosure Agreement
    • Meet individually with internship coordinator to determine placement
    • Meet with Quantum "mentor" to develop work plan

Step five – Begin Internship!

What Careers Exist at Quantum?

Quantum has a wide range of skilled employees with with a diverse set of responsibilities. Here is a sample of the departments and responsibilities:

Administration and Finance

  • Accounting
  • Billing/Invoice Management
  • Contract Management
  • Corporate Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Reception

Manufacturing

  • Equipment Assembly
  • Ophthalmic Lab Supplies Manufacturing
  • Project Management
  • Super Hydrophobic Consumables Manufacturing

Materials

  • Assembly Kit Production
  • Inventory Control
  • Procurement
  • Shipping/Receiving
  • Vendor Management

Research and Development

  • Chemistry
  • Innovation
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • PLC Programming
  • Process Engineering
  • Product Development
  • Product Testing
  • Software Engineering
  • Quality Control

Sales and Marketing

  • Customer Engagement
  • Graphic Design
  • Inside and Outside Sales
  • Lead Development
  • Marketing Management
  • Needs Assessment
  • Presentation Development (for sales and continuing education workshops)
  • Quote Creation
  • Web Development and Maintenance

Technical Support

  • Consultation
  • Customer Service (phone and on-site)
  • Equipment Service and Repair
  • Process Install
  • Troubleshooting (vacuum deposition systems and more)

At Quantum, we have careers requiring a myriad of skill sets. Some of the smartest people in the world work here!

Job Shadow Opportunities

Maybe you do not have the available time to commit to a long term internship, or you just want to learn more about a career option. Quantum Innovations, Inc. is open to short term job shadow placements through organized programs such as your school's career center or similar guidance programs. Contact us at info@Qtmi.net to learn more about how to make this opportunity a reality for you.

Facility Tours

Quantum has hosted numerous tours of our facility to showcase the innovative products we design and manufacture as well as highlight our unique company culture. If your group wishes to learn more about Quantum through a facility tour, contact us at info@Qtmi.net to learn about availability of tour dates.