Work with us

Work with us

We are always looking for great team members! Our work spans many disciplines and applications areas, which enables us to find the perfect projects for you. When working with us, you will develop the following skills: optimization, physics simulation, fabrication methods, mechanical design, user experience design. Prior experience is welcome, but not necessary.

See our list of up-to-date opportunities: bit.ly/isl-opportunities


Research assistants and Independent study

We are also always working with CMU undergraduate and masters students on research projects. For an overview of research directions, please check out our opportunities page. Check back regularly as this document is updated frequently.

To join a project, please email the contact person as listed in the project description and include the following information:

  • Your CV, incl. a list of your skills.
  • An overview of your work (website or pdf).
  • A list of relevant classes taken or your latest inofficial transcript.
  • Your preferred starting date.
For general questions, you can email Prof. Nikolas Martelaro. To join a specific project, please contact the corresponding project lead.

PhD students and Internships

If you are interested in a PhD position with us, please make sure to apply to HCII. Find all information and deadlines on the HCII admissions site.

We are also accepting applications for internship positions. To apply, please send an email to Prof. Nikolas Martelaro and include:

  • Your CV, incl. a list of your skills.
  • Work samples: a website providing an overview of your work. For group projects, please clarify what your contributions were.
  • Your latest grade transcript.
  • Your preferred starting date and internship duration.
  • E-Mail addresses of two recommendation letter writers.