10 Dec, 2020

Chemical Engineer Intern

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Pleasanton, CA, USA
Chartered Engineer   Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description

The Chemical Engineer Internship position provides an opportunity for students who are currently pursuing a chemistry or chemical engineering degree to get hands on experience working with chemists/process engineers in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. The Chemist/Chemical Engineer intern will contribute to development projects and advance best design practices. The position starts in May/June, paid working 40 hours per week through August. Opportunity exists for this position to continue through the academic year on a part-time basis to allow for class schedules.


Essential Functions

  • Provide support related to method development projects including testing and design
  • Support a variety of chemistry manufacturing activities and may be assigned to a variety of tasks throughout the department
  • Be involved with many aspects of method validation and optimization tasks
  • Provide feedback on projects.
  • Learn about chemistry/chemical engineering and instrumentation through daily activities.
  • Accept candid feedback and look for areas of improvements
  • Specific tasks will be tailored to the Chemist/Chemical Engineer interns experience level and abilities
  • A Chemist/Chemical Engineer intern works under the close supervision of chemists and a process engineer.

    Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team
  • Willingness to learn, be mentored, and improve
  • Desire to contribute and improve methods of new and existing scientific instrumentation products
  • Desire to teach other engineers about technology in area of expertise
  • Familiarity with of Chromeleon



  • Chemistry/Chemical Engineering Degree
  • Previous Internship Experience
  • Experience with SQL and C++


To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

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