3newable works with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts under awards funded by the US Department of Energy, as well as with Oregon State University for buoy deployment. The internship is located at 3newable’s laboratory in Newark, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Funding is available to cover one intern for up to four months during 2024.
This internship will focus on testing 3newable's WEC, with new control electronics, on 3newable's recently-upgraded laboratory WEC tester. Operating parameters will be chosen to optimize performance for an upcoming test deployment off the coast of Oregon. Motor control programming and mechanical assembly will be required.
Currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from, a bachelor's or master's degree program in Mechanical, Electrical, Ocean or Aeronautical Engineering, Physics or similar, having completed at least the first two years, or a combination of relevant technical education and experience.