Summer Internship - Thermal Engineer

at 
Antora Energy
Posted on 
19 Jan

Backed by Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Chris Sacca’s Lowercarbon Capital, Antora Energy turns sunshine and wind into zero-carbon 24/7 heat and power, cheaper than fossil fuels, accelerating the world’s pathway to decarbonize industry and electricity. Propelled by a world-class team that includes leaders in their fields, Antora will eliminate gigatons of emissions while increasing U.S. energy security, reducing our dependence on global supply chains, supporting well-paying jobs, and protecting marginalized communities from industrial pollution.

We are growing our company with people who put team and mission first, value connection through laughter and joy, and build with humility and openness. Our people are our most valuable asset, and we are committed to continue building a diverse, passionate, and creative team dedicated to providing clean, reliable, and affordable energy to everyone on earth. People join our team to do the most fulfilling and impactful work of their lives on climate change. Join one of the world’s most transformative climate tech companies. We’re ready to decarbonize the global economy. Are you?

Position Responsibilities:

This internship will support a wide range of research initiatives for Antora’s System Engineering Team. The systems team is actively developing the next generation of our thermal storage technology - evaluating new high-temperature materials, system architectures and operating parameters in the process. This intern will help conduct experiments and basic numerical modeling, as well as help commission new experimental test beds.

Undergraduate Majors:
- Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical, Physics or similar

Preferred:
- Currently enrolled in a MS or PhD degree program in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical, Physics or similar

Required Expertise in one or more of the following:
- Some experience performing hands-on engineering work in an industrial setting, preferably in a fast-paced startup environment.
- Subject area expertise in thermodynamics, heat transfer, high-temperature material properties, and/or high-temperature/high-voltage phenomena.
- Proficiency with numerical modeling / scientific computing software – MATLAB, Python, Excel, etc.
- Proficiency with 3D modeling and/or CFD software – Solidworks, Solidworks FlowSim, ANSYS, COMSOL, etc.
- Basic competency with Google Workspace (formerly G Suite) products – Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc. or Microsoft Office equivalents – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Who Should Apply:
- We encourage anyone to apply who feels a connection with Antora’s core mission of stopping climate change. Even if your resume doesn’t neatly fit the stated requirements, we would love to hear your story and what motivates you to work on this problem.

Hourly Range: $25.00 USD
Salary Basis: Hourly
Benefits: None

Job Description

Backed by Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Chris Sacca’s Lowercarbon Capital, Antora Energy turns sunshine and wind into zero-carbon 24/7 heat and power, cheaper than fossil fuels, accelerating the world’s pathway to decarbonize industry and electricity. Propelled by a world-class team that includes leaders in their fields, Antora will eliminate gigatons of emissions while increasing U.S. energy security, reducing our dependence on global supply chains, supporting well-paying jobs, and protecting marginalized communities from industrial pollution.

We are growing our company with people who put team and mission first, value connection through laughter and joy, and build with humility and openness. Our people are our most valuable asset, and we are committed to continue building a diverse, passionate, and creative team dedicated to providing clean, reliable, and affordable energy to everyone on earth. People join our team to do the most fulfilling and impactful work of their lives on climate change. Join one of the world’s most transformative climate tech companies. We’re ready to decarbonize the global economy. Are you?

Position Responsibilities:

This internship will support a wide range of research initiatives for Antora’s System Engineering Team. The systems team is actively developing the next generation of our thermal storage technology - evaluating new high-temperature materials, system architectures and operating parameters in the process. This intern will help conduct experiments and basic numerical modeling, as well as help commission new experimental test beds.

Undergraduate Majors:
- Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical, Physics or similar

Preferred:
- Currently enrolled in a MS or PhD degree program in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical, Physics or similar

Required Expertise in one or more of the following:
- Some experience performing hands-on engineering work in an industrial setting, preferably in a fast-paced startup environment.
- Subject area expertise in thermodynamics, heat transfer, high-temperature material properties, and/or high-temperature/high-voltage phenomena.
- Proficiency with numerical modeling / scientific computing software – MATLAB, Python, Excel, etc.
- Proficiency with 3D modeling and/or CFD software – Solidworks, Solidworks FlowSim, ANSYS, COMSOL, etc.
- Basic competency with Google Workspace (formerly G Suite) products – Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc. or Microsoft Office equivalents – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Who Should Apply:
- We encourage anyone to apply who feels a connection with Antora’s core mission of stopping climate change. Even if your resume doesn’t neatly fit the stated requirements, we would love to hear your story and what motivates you to work on this problem.

Hourly Range: $25.00 USD
Salary Basis: Hourly
Benefits: None

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