R&D Chemist Position

KDC-One is looking to hire a full-time R&D Chemist for their Columbus team! The position is responsible for laboratory test matching, color-matching, and general laboratory project management practices.

Qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or related field is preferred, but an Associate’s Degree with 2 years of experience in an R&D lab will also be considered
  • Able to lift 50lbs
  • SAP experience desired
  • Knowledge of current practices and procedures in an analytical laboratory

For more details on the job posting, you can check out the listing on their LinkedIn page or you can apply on their website.

Entegris Open Chemist Position

Entegris is a global leader in materials science, and is looking for a B.S. or M.S. level Chemist to join their team in Burnet, TX! Entegris synthesizes and works with high purity chemical vapor deposition precursors for the semiconductor industry; this position would work on a team with experiences such as schlenk line techniques and air-sensitive chemistry. In this role, a candidate will work closely with their Senior Scientist and with other senior team members to support new product development and product release.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in chemistry or related field;
  • Previous manufacturing experience;
  • Previous chemical handling experience;
  • Knowledge of inventory management;
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 45000;
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs;
  • Ability to gain respirator certification and wear proper PPE as required

If you are interested in learning more about this position or would like to apply, check out their website listing for more information.

OPC Polymers Job Opening

OPC Polymers, a local coatings manufacturer, is growing and looking to add to its team! They are seeking to hire an entry level Polymer Chemist to join their Resin R&D Lab.

This is an entry-level opportunity to learn the techniques used in the process, design, and manufacture of the various types of polymers used in the coatings industry. The candidate will learn the proper assembly of reaction equipment, processing techniques, and standard quality test procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry
  • Experience working with coating and/or polymers preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 35lbs on occasion
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Check out their website listing for more information on applying.

Chemist Specialist Position

First Solar in Perrysburg, OH is looking to hire a full-time Chemist Specialist I to their team. First Solar is one of the leading global manufacturers and providers of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) systems using advanced thin module and system technology, and has developed, financed, engineered, and operated some of the world’s largest and most successful PV power plants in existence.

The Chemist Specialist I position is responsible for conducting routine analysis following defined methods in support of recycling, wastewater, raw material production, procurement, and refinement.

Some Requirements include:

  • At least 3 years experience in an analytical lab environment/academic equivalent
  • Experience involving polymer analysis, thermal analysis, and wet chemistry preferred
  • Associate’s Degree in Chemistry or related field required, BA or BS in Chemistry or related field preferred
  • General knowledge in laboratory procedures (prepare samples, perform analyses, handle toxic/flammable materials, etc.)

More specific job descriptions, skill/competency requirements, and details on applying can be found here.  

Volunteer at OSUCCC- The James

Application due: March 22nd! Apply now!

The James Cancer Hospital is currently accepting student volunteer applications for the 2019 summer semester! Interview invitations will be sent shortly after the application window closes, in which students will need to provide a letter of recommendation and a copy of their resume. Interviews will be held on April 12th, 2019. Students must be available from May 8th, 2019 to July 26th, 2019 and will volunteer regularly each week, most shifts being 2 hours in length.

Volunteer assignments are base on availability and include:

  • Way finding/escorting
  • Surgery family waiting area
  • Emergency Department
  • Patient care floors
  • Outpatient oncology clinics

For more information on the volunteering position, check The James Cancer Hospital website. The application can be found here

Applications are due March 22nd. 

Alaskan Summer Internship Program

Applications are due April 1, 2019, 5:00 PM EST

Looking for an internship away from home? The U.S. Department of Energy in sponsoring the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Research Participation Program for the Summer 2019 Term. Upper-level undergraduates (junior/senior) and Master graduate students pursuing a degree or recent graduates with a degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics discipline are encouraged to apply. The internship program will last 10 weeks during the summer, and selected interns will receive a stipend starting at $600/week.

Applications are due April 1, 2019, 5:00 PM EST

Learn more about the program and apply on their website, or email questions to DOE-RPP@orise.orau.gov


Want to jump start your search for the right research program? Check out this listing of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.

Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Application Deadline: February 8th, 2019

The Center for Selective C-H Functionalization (CCHF) is currently accepting applications for their Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Program (CSURP) for 2019. The program provides an opportunity for undergraduate students with an interest in the chemical sciences to conduct research with a faculty mentor in one of CCHF’s 15 partnership research laboratories across the country.

The program highlights:

  • Engage in innovative, cutting edge research
  • Interact with prominent leaders in the field
  • Receive a competitive stipend (up to $5000)
  • Receive campus housing or a housing allowance
  • Attend seminars, workshops, career planning sessions, and other professional development opportunities

The program runs from mid-May to mid-August. 

You’re encouraged to apply if you are:

  • Currently enrolled as a degree-seeking undergraduate at a U.S. institution of higher education
  • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • In good academic standing
  • Someone with interest in the field of C-H Functionalization (No previous research experience is required!)
  • Someone with interest in synthetic organic chemistry
  • A chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical engineering major

You can apply online at their website here.

 

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program

Application Deadline: December 17, 2018

The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program (MLEF) offers the opportunity for students to develop research skills with the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy. This program spans over 10 weeks during the summer, and focuses on the success of women and minorities in the STEM fields. (However, all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply!)

The program has many different locations for placement, including:

  • Department of Energy Headquarters, Washington, D.C. and Germantown, MD
  • National Energy Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA; Morgantown, WV; Albany, OR
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA
  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

To apply, students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • U.S. Citizen
  • GPA of at least 3.0
  • Available for full 10-week program
  • Enrolled full-time as a degree-seeking student in STEM program (BA, MA, or PhD)
  • At least college sophomore standing

If interested, visit this website to find more about the program, or this website to begin and application. Further questions can be sent to MLEF@hq.doe.gov !

Application Deadline: December 17, 2018