Symbolic Math Toolbox Summer Intern (f/m/d)

Job Summary

Summer 2021 internship: Symbolic Math Developer in Germany
Duration: 3 months (begins July 2021).

As part of the Symbolic Math Toolbox team, you will develop the next generation of the symbolic engine math library. You will work closely with the Engineering, and Quality Engineering teams while designing, implementing, and qualifying new features.

This position requires someone with solid math background, an eye for details, and passion for building math algorithms.


After training on MathWorks products and software development processes, your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Extend and optimize Risch-Norman algorithm for symbolic integration
  • Document your design
  • Implement and unit-test it primarily using MuPAD and MATLAB
  • Respond to code review feedback
  • Present your work to the team

Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidates must be pursuing a bachelor's or master's level degree in a technical discipline.
  • Candidates for this position must be authorized to work in Germany or be able to obtain work authorization with an internship offer.
  • Experience with Computational mathematics

Additional Qualifications

  • Starting last two years of bachelor or starting master studies in a Computer Science or Math degree or equivalent.
  • Experience with symbolic math systems (e.g. MATLAB Symbolic Math Toolbox, Mathematica, Maple, Magma, SymPy, Sage)
  • Familiarity with MATLAB is a plus
  • 3 months full-time commitment
  • Business-fluent in English or German 

Why MathWorks?

It’s the chance to collaborate with bright, passionate people. It’s contributing to software products that make a difference in the world. And it’s being part of a company with an incredible commitment to doing the right thing – for each individual, our customers, and the local community.

MathWorks develops MATLAB and Simulink, the leading technical computing software used by engineers and scientists. The company employs 5000 people in 16 countries, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, U.S.A. MathWorks is privately held and has been profitable every year since its founding in 1984.

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