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Chemistry Intern



Tampa, FL, USA
Posted on Friday, January 27, 2023
"Best Places to Work 2021" -SF Business Times
Molekule, has the most extensive range of proprietary and patented, FDA-cleared air purification devices to address the rapidly growing global air purification market. Molekule has developed and commercialized light-activated technology combined with HEPA and carbon to capture and destroy airborne pollutants and pathogens.
The ideal candidate would have experience in or be eager to learn a variety of synthetic methodologies and analytical techniques currently used in the testing and developing new technologies. These techniques include, UV-Vis / FT-IR spectroscopy, and SEM.
This is an internship position for a 6-9 month period, and may can be extended for up to a year. The part-time working schedule is onsite and flexible, approximately 20-30 hours per week.

What you'll do:

  • Perform wet chemistry experiments in the lab.
  • Synthesis of organic and inorganic nanomaterials/molecules.
  • Conduct review of literature.
  • Assist in experimental design and construction of apparatus.
  • Assist in fabric coating trials.
  • Assist in filter testing.
  • Performing and documenting experiments.
  • Data compilation, analysis, and presentation.

What you'll bring:

  • Undergraduate and graduate in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Nanotechnology or a related field.
  • Experience with laboratory characterization and analysis techniques—for example, UV-Vis spectroscopy, FT-IR spectroscopy, SEM, etc.
  • Experience with analytical / statistical software tools (e.g., Excel, etc.)
We are Molekule and we’re changing air purification. Molekule was created with a goal of using the power of science to eliminate indoor air pollution around the world. Our vision is to change the world from the indoors out by improving the safety and health of the places where we live, conduct business, learn, heal and connect. It’s a lofty goal, but that's why we need you!
Molekule Values:
Making Life Easy For Someone Else
"For our colleagues, for our customers, and for those who don't have equitable access."
Say The Hard Thing
"We solve problems with empathy and honesty."
Trust The Data
"We are guided by science and make decision based on the numbers, even if it means changing our opinion."
Make The Invisible Visible
"We reveal and address inefficient and inequitable dynamics at work and in the world."
Push For 1% More
"We have a growth mindset and push for positive change every day."
Act As Community
"We face challenges together. We celebrate victories together. We share skills together."
Molekule is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We will consider employment for qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. The Company will also not discharge, or in any manner discriminate or retaliate against, any employee who discloses their own wages, discusses the wages of others, inquires about another employee’s wages, or aids or encourages any other employee to do the same. The Company is not obligated to disclose wages unless its State mandated.
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