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Co-Op, Research Engineering, Emerging Tech


Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  2106
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

Assignment Length: July - December 2021


Position Summary

The Research Co-op provides a broad range of technical support to several engineers and scientists primarily in the Schick Research department. This support can be in the form of idea contributions, problem solving, analytical software generation ex.  MatLab or LabView, data gathering, running experiments, CAD (SolidWorks) and a wide range of mechanical and biomedical skills. The Research Co-op assignments require the co-op to move freely through the majority of departments located in our main plant and both Commerce drive locations.


Universal Accountabilities

  • The general task duties for this job is to interact with several Research engineers and scientists, receive assignments, complete those assignments and deliver the required data
  • Work individually and in a team environment, includes cross-functional teams
  • Collaborate with lab personal, co-ops, scientist, engineers and management to accomplish designated projects
  • Apply problem-solving skills to resolve scientific and engineering issues
  • Receive training on desired equipment and safety regulations
  • Create detailed reports and presentations on work completed, this includes keeping a lab log book during the co-op period. Present results as required to engineers and related teams.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Junior or Senior Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering student with effective verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • A strong interest in Conversational AI, Machine Learning and applied Data Analytics
  • Knowledgeable in mechanical design and 3D CAD programs like SolidWorks and/or PTC Creo
  • Understanding of 3-D printing and prototype assembly
  • Hands on experience beyond university classes ex. Hobbies that require a mechanical aptitude
  • Computer Programming Languages (LabView, Python, C#, and/or VBA)
  • Familiarity with electronics principles and electro-mechanical devices
  • Past work experience in industry
  • Requires little or no supervision after proper training and explanation of responsibilities
  • Divergent thinker with broad interest in science and technology
  • Technical problem solving and troubleshooting of custom lab equipment
  • Proficient in Windows applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to work in a project team environment


Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford