Engineering Intern

Company Name: 
Category: 
Engineering
Status: 
Internship
Post Date:  
7/24/2018
Description: 

Engineering Intern

 

Company Overview:

 

ATSP Innovations is developing and commercializing a new family of ultra high temperature polymers (Aromatic Thermosetting coPolyesters) for use in coatings, composites, and foams. Potential hires would be working on NASA-funded projects for in-space assembly and novel bonding techniques.

 

Job Summary:

 

We are looking for interns who have a physical sciences background to work in the ATSP Innovations office at Champaign, IL. This role is needed immediately.

 

Job Duties:

  • Materials synthesis and characterization
  • Data manipulation and representation
  • Routine laboratory processes including coating deposition, monitoring ongoing synthetic processes, material handling, glassware and surface cleanup
  • Optical microscopy and associated image analysis tasks
  • Operation of thermal characterization experiments (DSC/TGA)
  • Organization/conversion of data into usable forms for making graphs
  • Sample organization/labelling and interfacing with shipping entitiesIn-lab mechanical characterization tasks

 

Job Qualifications:

  • Laboratory experience especially related to wet chemistry, composites, polymers, or materials characterization
  • Experience with Excel and OriginPro
  • Ability to work with little supervision and to work cooperatively with all personnel in the organization
  • Candidates should be able to maintain 15-20 hours/week during the academic year
  • Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident without requiring sponsorship

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous laboratory skills related to polymers and composites or industrial experience is preferred
  • Previous Matlab experience is a bonus

 

Education Requirement:

 

Bachelor’s (at least Junior standing) or graduate standing in Chemistry, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Physics, and related fields

 

To apply

 

Please email your resume and a short paragraph of your background summary to Jacob Meyer at Jacob.L.Meyer@atspinnovations.com


Learn more about us at: http://www.atspinnovations.com/