Alemnis is a small, high-tech company situated in Thun, Switzerland which develops and commercializes instruments for small-scale mechanical testing of materials. Alemnis offers attractive social conditions, work flexibility and great opportunities for a young, creative and highly motivated engineer or scientist. Working at Alemnis will give you a taste of the most advanced science with the thrill of industry! As part of our continuing growth, Alemnis currently has the following open position:

Internship (6-9 months) in micromechanical testing of materials

This position is based in Thun (on-site)

Starting date: June/July 2023 (negotiable)

The role involves the following tasks:

  • Sample testing in the Alemnis laboratory for prospective customers.
  • Development of new applications in collaboration with Sales and R&D.
  • Preparing test reports, application notes and technical documents.

Minimum requirements:

  • Suitable candidates must be currently studying for or hold a technical degree in Materials Science (or equivalent) or an engineering discipline
  • Good spoken & written English is required; German and/or French would be beneficial.
  • Candidate needs to work autonomously, professionally and have excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Previous experience in nanoindentation or Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) is a strong plus.

For non-EU / EFTA citizens: Please state your eligibility status to work in Switzerland and note that if you do not own a valid Swiss work permit, Alemnis cannot guarantee your final employment due to authority regulations.

Please send your CV and cover letter to: