Ascent Bio-Nano Technologies, Inc.

Company Description:

Ascent Bio-Nano Technologies, Inc., ( is a research spin-off formed in 2012 from The Pennsylvania State University and Duke University. Our motto is Innovation for Impact. The mission is to develop high-yield, high-purity, biocompatible cell separation devices using sound waves. Applications include: research, cancer diagnosis, blood processing and transfusions, etc. We have a strong IP portfolio of acoustofluidic (i.e., the fusion of acoustics and microfluidics) technologies, including exclusive license for 4 issued US patents and >10 issued/pending patents in China, Japan, Europe, and North America. Our passion is to commercialize world-leading acoustofluidic technologies to advance research, enhance health, and improve quality of life.

Internship Job Description:

We are recruiting interns for entry level engineer or technician position. This is a paid internship with potential to become full-time employees. Only candidates with the potential and desire to become full-time employees immediately after intern will be considered. The interns will assist a team of R&D engineers and researchers to develop cutting-edge cell separation devices using sound waves. He or she should be:

A good team player with good communication skill, comfortable working in startup environment
A quick learner for new technology, knowledge, and information
A practical problem-solver who could translate problems into solvable engineering projects, develop practical solutions, and deliver on time
A self motivator who has a strong passion to make an impact

The duties may include: fabricate and prepare microfluidic devices for R&D engineers, biologists, and researchers, design mechanical structures and components for prototype assembly, test devices, assemble and troubleshoot fluidic systems, test and calibrate fluidic systems, assist on designing and testing electronic solutions for prototypes etc.

Type and Timing of Internship:

Full Time during the

Internship Location:

Chapel Hill/Durham



Application Instructions:

Send resume, transcript and reference to the contact email address.

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