Coupi, Inc.

Coupi, Inc., located in Fairbanks, Alaska, is currently looking for interns interested in gaining experience in the aspects of a technical startup company.

Coupi, Inc. specializes in solving science and engineering problems involving particle interactions with natural and engineered objects by using the Coupi-developed Polyphysica discrete element method computer aided engineering (CAE) software.

Potential intern activities range from using Coupi’s Polyphysica software to simulate real-world problems, beta testing Polyphysica, develop problem specific applications, and improve the Polyphysica software and related user manual. Interns can also help develop markets for Coupi products through internet marketing, content development, and market research. All interns will contribute to the diverse work environment of a startup company.

To learn more about an internship with Coupi, visit our website and read the blogs written by previous Coupi interns < >. Internships are available for the 2020 summer semester.

A successful internship applicant will demonstrate one or more of the following: some experience with programming to solve technical problems, good writing skills, knowledge of physical modeling, and the ability to meet and communicate with people comfortably.

Applicants should have at least junior standing by the starting date of the internship with a background in engineering, physical science, computer science, marketing, or content creation. Applicants for an Alaska Space Grant Program internship must have a background in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This includes the physical sciences, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and technology.

Interested individuals may email a letter of interest, resume, references, and transcript to Jerry Johnson (, however, formal application must be through the ASGP internship application process. 

Application Materials

Email a single PDF to ASGP at, using the subject line: AK Industry Internship Application -- Coupi, Inc.