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Date: Nov 30, 2023

Location: Tokyo, JP, 160-0023

Company: Ansys

Requisition #: 12410 


When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys.


Take a leap of certainty … with Ansys.


Summary / Role Purpose 

Join the Ansys Student Internship Program to apply your education to solve real world engineering problems, advance career skills and experience work at Ansys. The student intern will be part of the Application Engineering Team (Ansys Customer Excellence team) focused on Optics. The intern will use the Ansys Optics simulation platform and products to collaborate with a team of expert professionals to accomplish customer support objective. The intern will get an opportunity to interact with Ansys global leaders. The internship will run for 3-6 months.  


Key Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Create new simulation methodologies, troubleshoot problem set-ups, run simulation benchmarks, and update industry best practices pertaining to modeling and simulation of engineered products & processes  

  • Develop competence in one or more products working under mentor.  

  • Update Ansys training course material and Knowledge material 

  • Create technical marketing content  

  • Communicate with users on the Ansys community/forum 

  • Perform literature search to locate relevant publications using Ansys or competitive products, as well as experimental data  

  • Triage workflow issues, identify root cause and file product defect for RD.  

  • Write detailed technical reports and present results to Ansys teams  

  • Network within the Ansys Customer Excellence team to learn various job functions such as presales support, post sales technical support, consulting services, etc.  

  • Support testing efforts to determine new feature readiness for commercial release  

  • Participate in various customer interactions such as web meetings and customer visits  

  • Participate in Ansys events (exhibitions, seminars) and content preparation 

  • Participate in Ansys internal events 

  • Co-organize university lectures, workshops and job fairs 



Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience  

  • MS in Engineering, Electrical Engineering with a focus on photonics and/or electronics, Computer Science or related field.   

  • Experience with using Ansys SPEOS, Ansys Zemax or other simulation software involving real world, industry level applications 

  • Currently enrolled as an engineering graduate student (M.S. or Ph.D.) in an accredited Japan university. 

  • Ready to work at the advertised location without requiring relocation assistance by Ansys  

  • Motivated to learn. Strong problem solving, communication and time management skills  

  • Demonstrated skills in writing, understanding, and presenting in fluent English  



Preferred Qualifications and Skills  

  • Basic experience with Python or other object-oriented programming/scripting languages  

  • Knowledge of design optimization methods for engineering  


At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential in the knowledge that every day is an opportunity to observe, teach, inspire, and be inspired. Together as One Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement.


Our Commitments:

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper

Our Values:

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what’s next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger


Our Actions:

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results


We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive.


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in working with well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high – met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head on. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at a lower cost.


At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery, and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can, and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy, and ethics.

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: America’s Most Loved Workplaces, Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, U.K.).

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Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.

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