Employment & Internships

Our research offers unique opportunities for the professional development of students at all levels and of research scientists and engineers. We seek motivated, dynamic and dedicated individuals  with a background in the physical sciences, optics, optical materials and opto-mechanical engineering  to help us further the group research efforts.

The application process is at the bottom of the page.

PhD Candidate

PhD Candidates

There are many opportunities for PhD students to contribute in research projects that are at the fore-front of laser and optics research. The training students receive in our research is highly interdisciplinary.  Our graduate students are highly sought in industry, academia and national labs.  Check the group alumni on the people’s page.

Sarah and Lydia

Research Scientists

There are open positions for research scientists and post-doctoral students. 

Carmen and REUs

Research Experience for Undergraduates are available for year long and summer internships. The EUV ERC Center runs a NSF Research Experience for Undergraduate Program. Through this 10 week program, students have the opportunity to work on exciting projects along graduate, and post-doctoral students and research associates.  There are projects for students with different expertise, including electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, engineering physics, chemistry, and material science.  Applications are due in February of each year.  CSU students interested in research can directly contact us for opportunities throughout the year.


The EUV ERC Center runs a summer Research Experience for teachers. This is a 6 week program that engages science high school teachers in our research and at the same time prepares teachers to incorporate their learning experience into classroom instruction to expose high school students to fore-front research.

Application Process

The EUV Lasers, Optics and Plasma team at CSU welcomes potential candidates to submit a cover letter and resume / CV for consideration.

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