MS in Materials Chemistry at William Paterson University

William Paterson University is offering a unique program: MS in Materials Chemistry.

It involves a cutting-edge curriculum focused on the design and synthesis of next-generation materials. The program provides practical, employment-oriented training, and facilitates the advanced study of physical, chemical, and electromagnetic properties of biomaterials, nano-materials, polymers and other modern materials.

More information can be found here. Questions can be sent to

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.


Cornell MSE Graduate Admissions Events

Cornell University’s department of Materials Science & Engineering is hosting a series of upcoming virtual admissions/information events and a PhD application workshop for our graduate programs (PhD, MS, MEng). Below is a list of the events. View this email from a Cornell Rep for detailed information and registration links.

Questions or accommodation requests can be sent directly to Marissa Porter at

PhD Events

(Open to undergraduate seniors and masters students.)

  • October 8, 2021, 11am-2pm EDT: Graduate School Fair: Register
  • October 15, 2021, 3pm EDT: MSE PhD Info Session/Student Panels: Register
  • October 22, 2021: MSE PhD Application Workshop Registration Due: Register

MS Events

(Open to undergraduate seniors.)

  • October 8, 2021, 11am-2pm EDT: Graduate School Fair: Register

MEng Events

(Open to undergraduate seniors.)

  • October 8, 2021, 11am-2pm EDT: Graduate School Fair: Register
  • MSE MEng Info Sessions (ongoing)

Analytical Technician

Owens Corning Granville S&T has an opening for a technician level analyst to work in The Corporate Analytical Laboratory.  This position is in a corporate lab that services the technical needs of all of OC’s business units around the globe.  The position includes routine and non-routine sample preparation along with completing qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses on a wide range of materials.  This will include the characterization of various raw materials used to make the products as well as the finished product itself.


  • 4 year college degree in a hard science, B.S. in Chemistry or B.S. in Materials/Mechanical Engineering preferred
  • experience working in a chemical laboratory with various analytical or QC instrumentation

For more information, refer to this flyer for who to contact and where to apply.

Internship with ZeoVation

Are you looking for a Research Intern position? ZeoVation, located here in Columbus Ohio is hiring an hourly-paid internship starting in September 2018.
ZeoVation (ZV) is a OSU spin off materials company developing products for the consumer, environmental and chemical industries. Currently, they market 2 zeolite products for academic and industrial development as well as 2 functional material products for consumer product manufacturing.
They are looking for highly motivated individuals to join their product research & development (R&D) team.
You will be trained on research and product development level chemical laboratory operation skills. Learn about new material development process. Work on lab-scale manufacturing of zeolites for research and development purpose and will be involved in product developments.
– Help maintain and optimize nanozeolite and hierarchical zeolite synthesis in R&D lab
– Produce nanozeolite and hierarchical zeolite raw products for R&D and sampling purposes
– Help develop nanozeolite synthesis protocols
– Record production and generate reports
– Two years of experience working in chemistry/materials research labs
– Undergraduate student or BS degree holder in chemistry/materials major
– Proficiency in chemistry experiment operations
– Interested in chemical process scale up
– Excellent oral and written communications skills are required
– Must be self-motivated and prepared to learn andadopt new techniques as needed
Bo Wang, PhD .
Co-Founder at ZeoVation

Cavestro LLC Summer Internship

Covestro is a producer of high-performance plastics and advanced polymers and the company is currently looking for candidates for 2017 summer internships.

The  internship will involve working with one of the following: Polyurethanes (PUR), Polycarbonates (PCS), Coating, Adhesive and Specialty Raw Materials (CAS), Product Safety and Regulatory Affairs (PSRA) or Regional Technical Services (RTS).



  • Enrollment in a Bachelor Degree program with a major and/or focus in one of the following majors: Chemistry, Polymer Science, Plastics, Material Science, Chemical Engineering, or related STEM degrees
  • Completion of Freshman year
  • Interpersonal and communication skills: an ability to interact with and establish good working relationships with diverse individuals
  • Project coordination with the ability to be proactive and identify creative, effective technical solutions
  • Demonstrated PC skills and ability to work within Microsoft Office Programs
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Willingness and ability to be placed in any of the aforementioned internship opportunities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

The internship opportunities at Covestro may lead into reoccurring internship opportunities and/or full time job opportunities based on evaluation and performance.

When: May 22, 2017 and last approximately 12 weeks

Location: North American Headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA

Apply online through the link at the beginning of this post!

SURI: NYU Materials Research Science and Engineering Center: REU Program

The application deadline is February 28. 

NYU Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) is putting on a 10 week REU program from June 5-August 14.

REU fellowships are awarded to students from four-year colleges and universities for participation in a ten-week program to provide research experiences, professional development, and increased awareness of materials science and engineering.

Eligible majors include chemistry, physics, mathematics, materials science, pre-med, and engineering.

There is a $5000 stipend and up to $300 allotted for travel.

To apply, click here.

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

SURI: Materials Research Science and Engineering Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The application deadline for this opportunity is March 15, 2016.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is offering a summer research program through the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center P-SPINS (Polarization and Spin Phenomena in Nanoferroic Structures).

Students, up to two per team, may explore physics, chemistry, and materials science with a college professor.

Research can continue during the academic year, and will be beneficial to both UNL and Ohio State.

Professorial members will receive a stipend and students will receive a weekly salary plus free room and board for up to 10 weeks.

To apply, click here.

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


Massachusetts Institute of Technology Summer Research Internships

Application Deadline: February 12, 2016

This is a nine week program  from June 7th to August 6th, 2016.

Sponsored by the Materials Processing Center and the Center for Materials Science and Engineering. Each participant Chooses a project to work on with MIT faculty members. Scholarship Awards are available.

Fields of Study include Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering, and many more.

For more information visit their website at

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