From Intern to Employee: How Rosa Ruiz Carved Her Career Path

Jordyn de Boer
Mar 26 · 4 min read

Rosa Ruiz started at Formlabs two and a half years ago as a mechanical engineer on the Fuse team after spending the summer as a mechanical engineering intern.

In her role, Rosa is in charge of specific subsystems on the Formlabs printers. She prototypes new ideas, tests their functionality and validates these on new versions of the printers that are built in-house. Another part of her role involves redesigning parts for mass manufacturing and assembly, as well as working directly with suppliers and contract manufacturers through production.

Read on to learn more about skills Rosa has gained, lessons she’s learned at Formlabs, and her best day at work.

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How did you find out about Formlabs?

What was your career path before starting at Formlabs?

Are there any skills you’ve improved upon or learned since starting at Formlabs?

What are some of your hobbies outside of work?

Has your position here complemented your career goals in any way?

What are some valuable lessons you’ve learned at Formlabs?

What was your best day at work?

How would you describe Formlings in three words?

What’s your favorite 3D print?

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