Analytical Laboratory Summer Technician Internship

Owens Corning’s Granville Science & Technology is hiring a Sumer Intern to work in The Corporate Analytical Lab. This position will include routine and non-routine sample preparation for instrumental analysis, commitment to safety protocols, following detailed procedures, and communication results.

Desired skills include, but are not limited to:

  • Diverse experience with analytical instrumentation
  • Safely work with hazardous chemicals
  • Attention to detail while performing repetitive work
  • Ability to quickly learn instrument specific software

Minimum requirements include 2 years of college course work in a hard science (Chemistry or Materials/Mechanical Engineering preferred) and experience working in a chemical laboratory.

More detailed information is available here.

Interested applicants may contact Cheri Clevenger, Inorganic Lab Leader, at Cheri.Clevenger@owenscorning.com or by phone at 740-321-6430.

Electrochemical Technologies Masters Internship

The University of Oregon is accepting applications for their Masters Internship Program in Electrochemical Technologies. This program has a focus on clean-energy transitions, developing technologies for climate change mitigation, and provides interdisciplinary knowledge that will help tackle many of the worlds biggest challenges.

This program includes 6-months of accelerated coursework and professional development, followed by 9 months in a paid internship in industry or national laboratories. This program thus gives students a great foundation of knowledge and a start to a long-term career. Students who complete the program can also pursue an accelerated PhD timeline.

The internship program is open to students in a wide variety of backgrounds such as chemistry, physics, biology, engineering, and more with a BS/BA.

For a possible waived application fee, please send an unofficial transcript and resume to electrochemistry@uoregon.edu.

More information can be found at their website, including curriculum, housing, and scholarships.

Bioprocessing Research Internship

Sarepta Therapeutics is accepting applications for a bioprocessing research internship. This summer internship in downstream process development will give insight into the production process for complex biomolecules (e.g., adeno-associated virus) along with hands-on production experience using bioprocessing techniques, including bioreactors, depth filtration, tangential flow filtration, and fast protein liquid chromatography.

Interns will not only have the opportunity to interact with the downstream team, but also the upstream and analytical development teams to learn how drug products are developed safely, cost-effectively, and efficiently from lab scale to commercial scale.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist downstream scientists in the design, preparation, and execution of process development experiments
  • Work independently on a research project (selected by the mentor) aimed at optimizing a select unit operation within the downstream process for AAV production 
  • Participate in weekly process development meetings

Desired Education and Skills: 

  • Undergraduate (junior or senior) or graduate student majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, or bioengineering
  • At least two semesters of laboratory course experience  

This position is hybrid and will require work on-site at one of Serepta’s facilities in the United States.

Apply here.

Pfizer 2022 Summer Growth Experience

The Pfizer Summer Growth Experience Program of 2022 (summer internship) offers summer employment opportunities spanning across all Pfizer businesses at various Pfizer sites in the U.S.

This program is designed to help create a meaningful internship experience for early talent interested in pursuing a career in the pharmaceutical industry. For summer of 2022, there will be both virtual and in-person roles, and students can select their preference(s) for Pfizer locations. The Growth Experience Program is very competitive but is considered a great opportunity for interns get to work on real, impactful initiatives, while building relationships and learning about Pfizer.

Available job categories include:

  • Clinical Research
  • Digital and IT
  • General Business
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Science/Lab Based
  • Science/R&D

Assignments typically begin in May and last through August, but depend on business needs and your availability.

Applications will be accepted until March 4th.

REU Internship at the University of Akron

Applications are still open for the 2022 summer research experience for the School of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering at the University of Akron internship. This competitive program is sponsored by the National Research Foundation, the University of Akron, and corporate sponsors.

The program will take place over the course of 9 weeks, during which students will investigate a fundamental question within the broad disciplines of polymer science and polymer engineering. This includes chemistry, physics, characterization, and biomaterials. Interns will take part in research and career development activities, discussions outlining their research progress, and visits to regional companies. The program will come to a close with an oral or poster presentation of the intern’s research results at the Northeast Ohio NSF-REU Undergraduate Research Conference.

Support includes a $5,400 stipend and on campus housing.

The program will run from Monday, June 6 to Friday, August 5.

The deadline to apply is Friday, February 11, 2022. Further information such as how to apply and eligibility can be found here.

Materials Science & Engineering Intern

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. based in Hilliard, Ohio is currently looking for chemistry majors and other qualified undergraduates for their Materials Science intern position. This internship is a great opportunity to gain real-world experience in the Materials Technology field and work with water and drainage systems.

While working with the Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. interns will help develop next generation plastics to help assist with water handling challenges. This will include working alongside engineers to study materials performance and development.

Specific roles will include:

  • Literature review regarding specific project areas
  • Hands-on lab work processing and testing materials
  • Recording test and lab observations, data interpretation, and present results

Qualifications include, but not limited to:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Communication and analytical skills
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Preferred Materials Science/Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Chemistry majors
  • Preferred prior experience working in lab setting with sensitive equipment
  • Graduate or Undergraduate standing with at least two years completed in qualifying majors

Applications are due May 15, 2022. To apply or find more information, such as salary details, please visit the Handshake job positing at this link.

 

GlaxoSmithKline Medicinal Chemistry internship

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Medicinal Chemistry located in Upper Providence, PA is looking for Medicinal Chemistry interns for the summer of 2022. This will involve a focus on organic synthesis and modern industrial and chemical technologies. Students will partner with GSK’s researchers to design and synthesize drug molecules for development. This will provide experience in organic chemistry and teach medical chemistry problem-solving skills.

Position Details Include:

  • Accurate record keeping
  • Thin layer and flash chromatography
  •  Basic NMR and mass spectroscopy interpretation

Qualifications include:

  • Pursing a BS/BA in chemistry or equivalent field
  • Available 35-40 hours a week for 12 weeks through the months of May-August
  • Experience with basic NMR interpretation and mass spectroscopy
  • Experience with purification and isolation of organic molecules

The application and details can be found on their website, as well as a full range of opportunities.

The specific position id: IN-4450549383

Marine Physical Laboratory Summer Internship

The Scripps Institution of Oceanography has opened applications for their Summer ’22 Internships. This is a 10 week research program in the fields of marine science and technology at Scripp’s Marine Physical Laboratory. This is a paid internship for undergraduate students currently majoring in physics, applied mathematics, chemistry, biology, engineering, geology and related majors. There are a variety of research areas offered such as:

  • Physical Oceanography
  • Population and Community Ecology
  • Acoustics and Infrasound
  • Ocean-Atmosphere interactions

This program will be based in La Jolla, California, beginning in June of 2022.

Applications are due at 4pm Pacific time on January 14, 2022.

More information can be found at their website, including eligibility and the application process, here.

Additional questions can be sent via email.

Department of Defense STEM Fellowship & Internship Opportunities

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education will be hosting a virtual career fair on Thursday, November 18 from 12 to 3 p.m. This event will allow students to learn about Department of Defense fellowship and internship opportunities. The goal of ORISE in partnership with the DoD, is to optimize the science and technology workforce through research to assist in the DoD’s mission. This event is a great way to learn about DoD internships and fellowships and become familiar with the opportunities available.

Students will be able to:

  • Learn about paid internships
  • Talk with mentors and staff about open opportunities
  • Learn about DoD facilities and research
  • Talk 1-on-1 with ORISE representatives about applications

Students can register leading up to the event, here.

For questions please reach out via email.

Department of Energy 2022 Internship Opportunities

Applications for undergraduate internship opportunities with the U.S Department of Energy are currently open for Summer 2022. These include positions such as in the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships program, the Community College Internships program, and the Visiting Faculty Program.

The Science of Undergraduate Laboratory Internships and the Community College Internships will allow you to conduct research and technical projects, under the assistance of laboratory staff scientists and engineers, working on DOE missions in National Laboratories.

The Visiting Faculty Program works to increase research competitiveness of faculty members and their students at historically underrepresented institutions in the research community. This program seeks to help diversify the research workforce and typically has up to 50% of interns representing Minority Serving Institutions.

Applications are due January 12, 2022 at 5 p.m. EST.

More information on each program can be found at the DOE website.