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Material Science Internship Position in Schlumberger-Doll Research in Cambridge MA

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Dear iMechanica readers,

We have an internship position openings in Schlumberger-Doll research in Cambridge Massachusetts, focusing on material science and mechanics of material. Please see the attached job description for more details. If you are interested, please send your applications (resume, coursework transcripts, a presentation not exceeding 20 pages) to the contact scientist Meng Qu ( Please feel free to forward this message to anyone who you think may be interested too.

Thank you.






Job Title:                                Internship in Materials for O&G

Duration:                                2019, 4-6+ 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, we are conducting applied research and advanced materials developing for oilfield operations. We are looking for motivated materials and mechanics PhD or Master’s level interns to join our team. 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.



·         PhD candidates in materials science and engineering, or mechanical engineering with a strong fundamental understanding of materials science and mechanics of materials. Preferred candicate should have metallugry or ceramic composites backgound in at least one of the following fields:

-  Knowledge and hands on experience on material characterization, metallurgy, mechanics of materials and mechanical testing,thermal stress measurement and mitigation.

-       Knowledge on structure-property correlation of metal and ceramic materials.

-    Experience with material characterization techiniques such as SEM, EDX, DSC, TMA, Instron, optical imaging, metallurgical sample preparion for microstructure evaluation.

-   Numerical simulation experience on mechanics of materials, residual stresses and thermal analysis is a plus.

 -     Independent research experience and good problem-solving skills.




·         Competitive salary

·         Lease allowance


 ** How to Apply

 Candidates can apply by submitting an application (include resume, coursework transcripts, a presentation not exceeding 20 pages) to Meng Qu (


About Schlumberger Company

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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.



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