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Internship - Quantum Industry (Undergrads in Chicago)



Arkansas, USA · Chicago, IL, USA · Illinois, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Infleqtion delivers high-value quantum information precisely where it is needed. By operating at the Edge, our software-configured, quantum-enabled products deliver unmatched levels of precision and power, generating streams of high-value information for commercial organizations, the United States, and allied governments. With 16 years of ColdQuanta's pioneering quantum research as our foundation, our hardware products and AI-powered solutions address critical market needs in PNT, global communication security and efficiency, resilient energy distribution, and accelerated quantum computing. We currently have offices in Austin, TX; Boulder, CO; Chicago, IL; Louisville, CO; Madison, WI; Melbourne, AU; and Oxford, UK. Learn how Infleqtion is revolutionizing how we communicate, navigate, and discover at We are recruiting for Interns.


This position is a full-time, hybrid-based position which will be located in our Chicago, Illinois office.

Job Responsibilities And Summary

The duties and responsibilities outlined below include essential functions of the role. Depending on business needs, this role may perform a combination of some or all of the following duties. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

The newly hired Interns will support R&D projects tied to their relevant background and needs of the organization. Interns selected for interviews will be asked to apply to opportunities aligned to their background and once posted. The internship will last 8-12 weeks beginning in May/June 2024 and through end of summer.


  • Sophomore, Junior, and Senior students and recent graduates who are pursuing a career in physics, quantum, mathematics, software development, engineering, and similar tracks
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 and strong technical background is required
  • Ability to learn new and complex topics quickly
  • Ability to work and communicate with all various levels of an organization; Professional-level communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work comfortably in a highly collaborative, cross-functional, team-oriented, and matrixed environment
  • Ability to work onsite vs remote (although some hybrid work is likely)
  • Desire and ability to thrive and produce results in a fluid, dynamic, and fast-paced environment
  • Passion for solving complex problems and challenges in a highly technical and scientific environment
  • Resourceful problem-solver with “eagle eye” attention to detail
  • This role requires that you do not require sponsorship or a work visa transfer

This position may require access to information protected under U.S. export control laws and regulations, including the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Please note that any offer for employment may be conditioned on authorization to receive software or technology controlled under these U.S. export control laws and regulations without sponsorship for an export license.


The targeted hourly rate for this is $25.00 to $30.00 and overtime pay if approved in advance.

Equal Opportunity

Here you have freedom to embrace your whole self: who you love, your gender identity and expression, skin color, age, appearance, disability, neurodiversity, DNA, military/veteran status, citizenship, and other factors that make up who you are. Your uniqueness is valued, welcomed, and appreciated here. We are dedicated to providing a positive workplace and base all employment decisions on your qualifications, performance, merits, as well as business needs. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Contact Information

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