Work at the Zahn Innovation Center

  • Prototyping Associate - NEW!

    Job Title: Prototyping Associate
    Position Type: Part-time, 10-15 hours/week for the Fall semester with the possibility of extending into the Spring semester. The base pay will be $12/hour with the opportunity to earn commission on projects completed.
    Start Date: September 22nd, 2014


    Job Description:
    The Zahn Innovation Center is looking for a student interested in supporting our prototyping and device design facilities. This is a great opportunity to get involved with various prototyping processes and learning how to run a prototyping company. Projects being prototyped come from a mixture of start-up companies at the Zahn Innovation Center, City College research labs, and outside collaborations. This individual would serve as the point person on external projects to be designed and built at the Zahn Center.

    Responsibilities:
    • Set up rapid prototyping jobs, including 3D printing and lasercutter work
    • Clean and finish 3D printer parts before submitting to clients
    • Assist in maintaining prototyping equipment, machines and 3D printers

    Requirements:
    The ideal candidate will meet the following minimum requirements:
    • Willing to work independently and under the guidance of our Senior Engineer
    • Interest in business development, looking to bring in external projects
    • Responsible and excellent with time management
    • City College undergraduate or graduate student

    Preferred:
    • Experience with computer aided design, rapid prototyping and machining (mill, lathe, CNC programming)
    • Knowledge of general shop equipment

    Apply:
    Please email your resume and your background / experience / interest to Arthur J. Autz at aautz@ccny.cuny.edu. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

    Date Posted:8/6/14

  • FWS - Office Assistant - NEW!

    Job Title: Federal Work Study Office Assistant
    Position Type: Federal Work Study for City College students. 10-15 hours/week for the Fall semester with the possibility of extending into the Spring semester.
    Openings Available: 2
    Start Date: September 1st, 2014


    Job Description:
    The Zahn Innovation Center is looking for students interested in supporting our entrepreneurs by assisting with daily operations and the management of our incubator. We are looking for a resourceful work-study student who will take on multiple tasks including marketing, research and general office support. Bonus if you’re excited to learn about and contribute to the entrepreneurship initiatives occurring at the Zahn Innovation Center and across campus.

    The candidate will work closely with Lindsay Siegel, the director at the Zahn Innovation Center and will support the activities of the Office Manager and Lead Engineer as necessary.

    Responsibilities:
    • Event support related to the entrepreneurship programs ran by the Zahn Innovation Center
    • Promoting our entrepreneurship competitions and other programs
    • Assisting with event logistics
    • Working closely with the Office Manager with tracking start-up team finances
    • Organizing and maintaining the materials and equipment at the center

    Requirements:
    The ideal candidate will meet the following minimum requirements:
    • Work 10-15 hours per week
    • Responsible and excellent with time management
    • Resourceful and proactive
    • Good organizational skills
    • Can work independently and take direction
    • City College student

    Preferred:
    • Knowledge and interest in entrepreneurship
    • Experience in prototype design, events management or marketing

    Apply:
    Please email your resume and your background / experience / interest to Elizabeth Vilchis at evilchis@ccny.cuny.edu. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so apply early!

    Date Posted: 8/6/14

Internships

  • Mechanical Engineer (Non-Paid)

    Job Title: Intern
    Position Type: Summer, Non-paid
    Start Date: May 2014

    RESPONSIBILITIES: This individual will be responsible for prototyping and manufacturing a wearable wristband that will be embedded with sensors. Responsibilities include:

    • Designing hardware to enclose electronics
    • Rapidly building and iterating designs
    • Selecting and testing optimal materials

    REQUIREMENTS: The ideal candidate will meet the following minimum requirements:

    • Experience with SolidWorks, 3D printing, CNC, laser cutting and prototyping
    • Knowledge of solid mechanics, material science, and optics.
    • Experience with silicone casting and electronics
    • Good communication and people skills.
    • Advanced knowledge of all Microsoft Office Suite 2010 applications.
    • Must be hard working and energetic.
    • Fun person, good in dynamic and challenging startup setting

Job Opportunities

  • Electrical Engineer Student

    eKick guys is looking for an aspiring entrepreneur and electrical engineer.

    eKick, is a semi-finalist team competing for $50,000 in this year's Kaylie Prize competition. eKick is building a skateboard that can harness the kinetic energy of the wheels to power an on board light and charge a battery pack with which you can charge your hand held gadgets, are looking for an electrical engineer to come on to their team for the competition.

    If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Aulio and Ivan at ekickdevs@gmail.com

    Posted Feb. 2014
  • CUNY Student Tutors Needed

    CUNY Tutors, is looking for tutors at the City College of New York. We're looking for SAT/ACT/AP exam tutors, as well as tutors for the SHSAT/Hunter College HS exam. If you have this experience, and you're interested in tutoring for above market compensation and flexible hours, please contact the team at cunytutors@gmail.com Re-posted Aug. 2014
Rev. 8/6/14