Electrochemistry Intern

at 
Electra
Posted on 
20 Jan

Who we are: 

Electra is electrifying ironmaking to decarbonize steelmaking and eliminate 3.7 gigatons or 10% of global CO2 emissions. Leveraging proven industrial-scale electrochemical and hydrometallurgical processes, and backed by leading sustainability-focused venture capitalists, our team is developing lower cost, scalable solutions utilizing intermittent renewable energy to forge a cleaner, greener future for the trillion-dollar steel industry.

With a uniquely collaborative culture, endless passion for developing disruptive technologies, and the opportunity to revolutionize carbon-intensive manufacturing industries, careers at Electra offer challenge, reward, and the chance to bring to market solutions that dramatically improve the health of the planet.

Internship Program Summary:

The 2023 Summer Internship Program is open to current undergraduate and graduate students pursuing majors in related fields.

The goal of the Program is to provide students with hands-on, industry experience while offering the opportunity to make valuable contributions at Team Electra.

In this role, you will:
- Assemble and test Electra’s novel electrochemical cells
- Perform electroanalytical measurements to help develop fundamental understanding of Electra’s electrochemical processes
- Work closely with senior R&D team members on electrochemical cell design (membrane, catalyst geometry, etc.) and design of experiments
- Communicate research findings in an end-of-term presentation to the technical team

Qualifications: 
- Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing a graduate degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, or related field with a research focus on electrochemistry

Preferred Qualifications: 
- Basic wet chemistry laboratory safety knowledge
- Experience with aqueous electrochemical systems
- Familiarity with electroanalytical measurements such as cyclic voltammetry, coulometry, chronoamperometry, chronopotentiometry, rotating disk electrodes, microelectrodes, etc.
- Experience building electrochemical cells

What’s in it for you: 
- Hands-on experience in an industry environment
- Opportunity to work on novel technologies
- Opportunity to collaborate with other teams

Compensation:
- The pay rate for this position is $33.00 per hour

Job Description

Who we are: 

Electra is electrifying ironmaking to decarbonize steelmaking and eliminate 3.7 gigatons or 10% of global CO2 emissions. Leveraging proven industrial-scale electrochemical and hydrometallurgical processes, and backed by leading sustainability-focused venture capitalists, our team is developing lower cost, scalable solutions utilizing intermittent renewable energy to forge a cleaner, greener future for the trillion-dollar steel industry.

With a uniquely collaborative culture, endless passion for developing disruptive technologies, and the opportunity to revolutionize carbon-intensive manufacturing industries, careers at Electra offer challenge, reward, and the chance to bring to market solutions that dramatically improve the health of the planet.

Internship Program Summary:

The 2023 Summer Internship Program is open to current undergraduate and graduate students pursuing majors in related fields.

The goal of the Program is to provide students with hands-on, industry experience while offering the opportunity to make valuable contributions at Team Electra.

In this role, you will:
- Assemble and test Electra’s novel electrochemical cells
- Perform electroanalytical measurements to help develop fundamental understanding of Electra’s electrochemical processes
- Work closely with senior R&D team members on electrochemical cell design (membrane, catalyst geometry, etc.) and design of experiments
- Communicate research findings in an end-of-term presentation to the technical team

Qualifications: 
- Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing a graduate degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, or related field with a research focus on electrochemistry

Preferred Qualifications: 
- Basic wet chemistry laboratory safety knowledge
- Experience with aqueous electrochemical systems
- Familiarity with electroanalytical measurements such as cyclic voltammetry, coulometry, chronoamperometry, chronopotentiometry, rotating disk electrodes, microelectrodes, etc.
- Experience building electrochemical cells

What’s in it for you: 
- Hands-on experience in an industry environment
- Opportunity to work on novel technologies
- Opportunity to collaborate with other teams

Compensation:
- The pay rate for this position is $33.00 per hour

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