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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Chemical Engineer Intern

Pleasanton, CA
  • Responsibilities

    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.


    • 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.
  • Qualifications
    • 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.

  • Desired skills
    • 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
  • Industry
  • Fun Fact
    25% of our current revenue is generated from products that didn’t exist 5 years ago.
  • About Us

    As the world’s leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher Scientific's professionals develop critical solutions—and build rewarding careers. They help customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, making sure food is safe, and so much more. When you #StartYourStory with Thermo Fisher, you are guaranteed meaningful work - both personally and professionally.