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Summer Opportunities at ITEMS

The Project:

Here at the Institute for Technology and Medical Systems, you’ll join a team of engineers, scientists, and ophthalmologists leveraging Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality tools to study vision in patients with age-related macular degeneration.

We are looking for self-motivated students with prior object-oriented programming experience to assist in developing and deploying virtual reality environments to assess the impact of the progressive loss of visual field on everyday tasks such as shopping at a grocery store or walking down a sidewalk.

You Have:

-Experience with C++, C#, or other Object-Oriented Language

-Knowledge of both Windows and Linux

-Interest in interdisciplinary work at the intersection of engineering, biology, and medicine.

Nice If You Have:

-Prior Experience with VR Environment Development or Game Development, particularly with the Unity Engine or Unreal Engine.

-Prior Experience working with 3D Modeling Software such as Maya or Blender, or other advanced CAD software.

-Ability to develop Python scripts to support testing activities

Institute for Technology and Medical Systems Innovation University of Southern California

USC Healthcare Center 4 (HC4)
1450 San Pablo St, Los Angeles, CA 90033


CALL US AT 323.865.0823