Chemical Technician Intern

  • HP Development Company, L.P.
  • Corvallis, OR, USA
  • Sep 30, 2019
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Description

Join us for a 12-week paid internship during the summer of 2020. At HP Inc., we exist to amaze. Through the people we hire, the experiences we enable, the way we treat our customers and each other, and ultimately through the technology we create. As an Intern in Specialty Printing System Chemistry Lab located in Corvallis, Oregon you will be working with a team of engineers, scientists, and technicians developing exciting new technologies.    

In this position, you will use your background in chemistry while working in an Research & Development environment.  You will be responsible to develop, implement and troubleshoot chemicals, materials and processes for the development of new digital printing technology.

Job responsibilities for this position include:

General 

  • Working in a team environment supporting new product development and stabilization efforts
  • Demonstrating a high level of innovation and initiative
  • Documentation of experiment and project results using specified formats and data storage systems
  • Communicating effectively, via verbal and written means, with management, and coworkers 

Chemical Formulation 

  • Carrying out, and assisting in laboratory experiments to develop new chemical and material formulations
  • Designing and implementing efficient experiments and test methods
  • Testing finished inks for quality and performance characteristics
  • Analysis of chemical performance testing data 

Education and Experience Required

-3rd or 4th year pursuing Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry discipline required.  

  • Specific knowledge about or experience working in any of the following areas is desired:
  • Familiarity with use of specific analytical instrumentation (e.g. UV-vis, viscometer, etc. ) for chemical characterization

Demonstrated abilities in the following areas:

  • Applying technical skills and understanding of the fundamentals involved in chemistry
  • Statistical data analysis
  • Working independently to achieve desired results from general objectives
  • Communicating effectively in both verbal and written formats
  • Recording experimental set-up, data, observations, and results in a lab notebook
  • Documenting work by putting together summary reports and presentations

Experience level of the applicant we want

Undergraduate, College / Sixth form, High School