Research Intern

Company Name: 
Category: 
Chemistry/Materials
Engineering
Status: 
Internship
Post Date:  
10/23/2018
Contact Email: 
Description: 
RESEARCH INTERN (Fall 2018 and/or Spring 2019)
 
Description
An exciting opportunity for personal growth and valued contribution to the startup company located at U of I Research Park. Serionix has an opening for a Research Intern in Champaign, IL. This position will require approximately 10-40 hours per week during Fall and/or Spring semester. Candidates will be responsible for executing research and development projects. 
 
Serionix, headquartered in Champaign, IL, has developed NASA, NSF and Army award-winning technologies for air purification. Serionix is commercializing disruptive, high-performance, adsorptive coatings capable of rapid and efficient removal of toxic and odorous chemicals and microbial from air.
 
Position Responsibilities
Work with R&D Scientists in new formulation development and large-scale production
Develop new adsorbent materials and perform chemistry analytical tests
Actively participate in and direct safety initiatives
Design new technical protocols and draft standard operating procedures
 
Basic Qualifications
Undergraduate seniors in Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related fields.
Chemistry Laboratory research experience
Experience with literature research/review tools
As required by the project-sponsor, this specific opportunity is open to US Citizens or permanent residents only.
 
Preferred Qualifications
Comfortable with multi-tasking
Industrial experience in filtration or materials manufacturing
Experience with making, modifying, or using custom mechanical or electronic equipment
Experience with sales, marketing, design, consulting, etc. business-related experiences
 
To apply, please send résumé and transcript to Will’s email: wzheng@serionix.com or:
 
Serionix, Inc.
60 Hazelwood Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820