Internships at Glidewell

Internship Openings

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Internship Benefits

  • Full-time internships with generous compensation

  • Free membership to the company’s employee-only on-site gym

  • Access to the company’s low-cost on-site cafeteria

  • Potential to start to a rewarding full-time career at Glidewell Laboratories

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The Glidewell Internship Program was created to build a mutually beneficial partnership between the company and up-and-coming talent. Participants are introduced to experienced mentors who provide invaluable hands-on training in a supportive work environment. As part of this unique program, interns will have the opportunity to work on projects they would never experience while sitting in a lecture hall. They’ll also learn how we combine individual efforts with a high degree of teamwork to achieve success at the company every day.

At Glidewell, interns matter. From projects to fun offsite events to Q&As with the leadership team, our internship program is where passion and opportunity unite. The innovative and fast-paced culture of Glidewell will have you producing from day one. You’ll learn from the best in the industry and work on real projects with real industry impact.

We have tons of exciting opportunities available for new graduates and students who want to help us in our mission.

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Who should apply?

Glidewell interns are a diverse group of new graduates and students from all academic disciplines — ranging from undergraduate to PhD students.

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What is the scope of the project?

Interns work on innovative projects that are core to Glidewell and vary in scope and in length — ranging from day-to-day work to a single long-term project lasting the duartion of the internship.

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When does the internship start?

Glidewell’s Summer Internship Program takes place from June to September 2023. However, we understand that different schools have different schedules, so we are flexible.

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Why apply?

  • Paid full-time internship
  • One-on-one mentorship
  • Real-world projects
  • Project ownership
  • On-site cafeteria
  • On-site gym
  • Fun on-site & off-site events
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What happens at the end of the program?

Our ultimate goal is to bring great talent to Glidewell. You will also have the opportunity to showcase your achievments and impact at Glidewell in front of our executive leaders!

Glidewell Internship Departments

  • Foster creativity and innovation through hands-on experiences in designing, analyzing and manufacturing products for today’s most progressive dental applications.
  • Research and collect professional engineering reference manuals, input data into SolidWorks, update CAD/CAM drawings and assist in preparing and assembling technical specifications.

  • Gain exposure to HR best practices.
  • Support a diverse employee population consisting of 40+ nationalities and 70+ different languages.
  • Experience project management in a fast-paced environment with a high level of productivity and flexibility.
  • Learn new HR processes, software and professional communication skills.

  • Make connections to help launch your career in the technology industry.
  • Gain essential expertise, from software development to day-to-day IT operations.
  • Tap a range of exciting opportunities within a highly successful, technology-driven company.

  • Flex your skills in applying Good Documentation Practices to track data collection, analysis and results.
  • Understand and follow technical instructions and accurately describe any conditions, successes or problems resulting from those instructions.
  • Explain technical details and describe complex actions in a simplified manner that can be understood by nontechnical workers or a translator.

  • Collaborate with trained marketing professionals who specialize in design, brand management, copywriting and more.
  • Learn what it takes to create a successful marketing campaign.
  • Gain knowledge of the print, web and online marketing processes from start to finish.
  • Build your portfolio with a diverse range of collateral.

  • Apply academic engineering knowledge learned in school to solve real-world engineering and R&D problems.
  • Contribute to all phases of R&D — including planning, designing experiments, data collection, evaluation and scientific analysis.
  • Gain teamwork skills and project-coordination savvy while working with a very diverse group.
  • Learn the benefits of discipline, professionalism and work ethics and gain a competitive advantage over other graduates.


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Interning at Glidewell was an invaluable experience which helped me develop into a young professional ready for anything in the industry. Your mentor and manger will work very hard to constantly ensure that you're getting the most out of your time at Glidewell. The projects and assignments are geared to push and challenge your limits, but you'll successfully emerge with newfound knowledge and practical skills. You really feel a sense of community when working at Glidewell because everyone is so affable and willing to help. If you ever find yourself in a pinch, you can always call on the assistance of anyone around you. When I completed the program, I felt like Glidewell did everything to mold me into the best possible version of myself and prepared me well for a career in the industry.

Data Engineer Intern
Qasim - Data Engineer Intern
I am more confident in my professional software development career thanks to my experience at Glidewell this summer. First, I learned software engineering practices and modern programming languages from educational resources made available to me. Then I practiced what I learned by writing production-level code, receiving code reviews, and deploying my application to production. Finally, I went to the production floor to see my code in action. Each step of the way, I worked with my team, who gave constructive feedback and helped me become a better software engineer.

Software Engineer Intern
Amy - Software Engineer Intern

About Glidewell

Glidewell Education Center

Glidewell is among the world’s largest producers of custom restorative services, and recognized as an industry-leading materials and devices manufacturer. Established in 1970 by Jim Glidewell, CDT, Glidewell continues to build on its storied history of technological innovation and continuing education, committed to making comprehensive treatment more accessible to patients around the globe.

Our company offers in-office milling, cloud-based communication solutions, and we host on-site education courses and tech events.

Glidewell is a family-friendly, employee-centric work environment. Our campus features an on-site gym complete with showers, lockers and squat racks. If you ever feel like you need a relaxing massage, you can stop by our on-site clinic.

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If you have a question, comment or concern, we would love to hear from you! Please contact us and we will respond as soon as possible.