Mango Materials is a start-up company working to produce environmentally friendly, biopolymers from rapidly renewable resources and are currently focused on applications including textiles. We are seeking an intern to help with day-to-day research studies and laboratory experiments. This position is a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU), sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Summer Research Intern
The summer intern may assist in a variety of projects, depending on their background and the ongoing projects at the time of hire. Potential responsibilities include:
Who should apply
We are looking for applicants who are passionate about sustainability and the environment as well as science and engineering. Interns will dive right in and be part of a dynamic, fast-paced work environment where they can put their skills and knowledge to use from day 1.
Candidates should be:
The ideal candidate will have experience:
Applicants from all majors are encouraged to apply, especially those from Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biological Engineering, Process Engineering, Biology, or Chemistry
The ideal candidate will be:
12 weeks in summer 2018
Up to $8000 stipend
In the application, please include a short (less than 100 word) cover letter addressed to Mango Materials, and specifically mention why you would be great for this position. It is ok to still attach your standard cover letter and resume to the application.