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BOA Technology (Denver, CO) seeking 2 paid Biomechanics Interns!

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  • BOA Technology (Denver, CO) seeking 2 paid Biomechanics Interns!

    To apply, please submit an application here:

    • We are searching for two paid interns to start in January, and the internships will last approximately 4 months.
    • This position will be located in Denver, CO and we welcome relocations but we unfortunately will not be able to assist with relocation.
    • The position will be a mix of remote, field and in-office work. BOA is extremely vigilant about ensuring employee safety so all work conditions will be in accordance with public health guidelines.
    • We are not able to sponsor any visas for these roles.
    • There is a possibility (not guaranteed) for a full-time research role to open in the Performance Fit Lab upon completion of the internship.

    Reporting to the Manager - Biomechanics Research & Performance Fit Lab, you will work with researchers in the Performance Fit Lab to schedule subjects, provide participants with a great experience during their visit, and collect and analyze biomechanical data. The Performance Fit Lab (PFL) operates within the Product Development department and helps in delivering best in class product, specifically in efficacy of our benefits: Agility & Speed, Endurance & Health, and Power & Precision. You will execute projects that require collaboration with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and manage a keystone team that enables BOA to achieve its strategic initiative of delivering measurable performance fit improvements. You will bring a curiosity and rigor to your work that assists us in developing, executing, and growing the PFL.

    • Assist researchers in collecting and analyzing biomechanical data (using 3D motion capture, IMUs, pressure insoles, etc.).
    • Make research participants feel comfortable in the lab, motivating them to push to their limits
    • Schedule research subjects based on lab testing needs
    • Discuss quantitative and qualitative findings with various other departments within the company
    • Develop your understanding and knowledge of biomechanics through a focus on performance fit
    • Current enrollment in or recently completion of Master of Science degree in biomechanics, kinesiology, exercise science, engineering, or other related discipline
    • 1+ year of hands-on research in biomechanics
    • Experience collecting and analyzing 3D motion capture, force, pressure, and other time-series data
    • Familiarity and a desire to work with Matlab, R, and Python (you do not need to be an expert, but must have a strong desire to learn!)
    • The ability to collaborate and build relationships with diverse groups of people
    • A passion for continuously learning and seeking out new approaches
    • Availability to work between 20-30 hours per week
    • Subject recruiting experience
    • General knowledge of footwear design and application with respect to athletes
    • A customer service background
    • An interest in competitive sport and outdoor activities
    We welcome any requests for reasonable accommodations. The information below is meant to provide a general overview of physical considerations, and if you believe you may need an accommodation, please provide more information in your application comments, or contact BOA Human Resources. The following considerations apply to this role:
    • Regularly works in a laboratory environment, occasionally works in an office-based environment, uses standard office equipment, operates heavy machinery, and lifts or transports heavy loads

    The BOA Fit System is a revolutionary and award-winning, patented system integrated on market-leading brand partner products, making the world’s best gear even better. BOA's innovative solutions are designed to enable consumers to dial in to fast effortless precision fit. Whether snowboarding in the Colorado back country, Alpine touring in Austria, participating in the Tour de France, competing in an ultra trail competition, hiking Mount Fuji, golfing at Augusta, or working in extreme outdoor conditions in northern Finland, BOA helps consumers perform at their peak.

    We are a team of innovators, disruptors, creators, and so much more. We know the importance of actively pursuing goals and the excitement of taking calculated risks to push what’s possible and create what’s next.

    We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
    We are a team of innovators, disruptors, creators, and so much more. Pursue your passion for adventure and innovation at BOA.