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Collaborative Robot /Human-Robot Interaction R&D Intern

Location: Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States
Job ID: R0011200
Date Posted: Aug 17, 2022
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi America, Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Administration & Facilities
Job Type (Experience Level): Internship
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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R&D Intern, Collaborative Robot/Human-Robot Interaction

Company: Hitachi America, Ltd.

Division: R&D/IIL

Location: Farmington Hills, MI

Status: Full-Time Internship

Term: For 6 months (Negotiable according to class schedule)

Hours: 9am-6pm (with one-hour lunch break), Monday - Friday

Hourly Compensation: TBD


Hitachi America, Ltd. ( is looking for a candidate pursuing their Masters / Ph.D. degree in Mechanical, Mechatronics, Robotics, Industrial Engineering or related field to join our Research & Development team as an Intern. The Research Intern will be involved in research related to Collaborative Robot/Human-Robot Interaction. This position will require sound knowledge in Robot sensing, recognition, motion and control. The position requires the intern to work as a team member with good communication and written skills. The intern will also periodically communicate with the supervisor to define the scope of the work and to document the research.


  • Pursuing a Masters or PhD degree in Mechanical, Mechatronics, Robotics, Industrial Engineering or related field is required.
  • Knowledge of robot vision & tactile perception, machine learning, robot path and motion planning and control technologies is required.
  • Experience in collaborative robots and human-aware motion planning or safe behavior planning is required.
  • Experience in teleoperation, VR/AR, natural language processing and knowledge architecture is a plus
  • Experience of robotics platform (ROS, Robotics API, ORiN, FIELD System, etc.) or robotics simulator (gazebo, Isaac, Bullet, V-REP, etc.) and developing algorithms or control software in Python, Java or C++ is required.
  • Good literature survey, technical writing & communication skills.
  • Ability to plan and execute experiments; document, analyze and present results.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and demonstrate dedication to completing jobs on time.

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