R&D Spring Intern

at Chemours in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Chemours is seeking an R&D Engineer Intern to join our NafionTM Technical team! This position will report directly to the NafionTM Technology Manager.

As an R&D Engineer intern in the NafionTM team, you will be performing research and development activities in support of new product development projects focusing in the areas of fuel cells and water electrolysis*.*

Location: Newark, DE

Hours: Regular full-time schedule of 40 hours per week

Term: 5-month assignment between January-May 2022

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Designing and executing laboratory experiments
  • Compiling and analyzing statistical data
  • Performing literature searches and reviews
  • Documenting experimental plans and results

The following is /required/ for this role:

  • Current enrollment at an accredited university as a Junior or above
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, or relatable field
  • Lab experience and familiarity with electrochemical instrumentation
  • Ability to quickly learn new analytical tools
  • Attention to detail and pro-active willingness to learn new techniques and methods

The following is /preferred/ for this role:

  • Previous internship or co-op experience in chemicals industry
  • 3.0 GPA or above


  • Competitive Compensation
  • Paid Site Holidays and Paid Day of Service
  • Temporary Housing Assistance
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Strong Inclusion a Diversity Initiatives


We are driven by our purpose to create a more colorful, capable, and cleaner world through the power of chemistry.

Built upon a 200-year-old legacy and a world-class product portfolio, we bring everyday convenience to virtually everything people touch-in industries ranging from automotive, paints, and plastics to electronics, construction, energy, and telecommunications. We bring solutions that are better, safer, more reliable, and more sustainable, through the power of chemistry.


We see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it. By taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture, our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves-at Chemours and in life.

The “ours” in Chemours represents everyone who works here. We’re thousands strong and always looking for the best and brightest to join our team.


Five fundamental, foundational values form the substructure of our culture as a multinational

corporation. They are core beliefs that guide and frame both our behaviors and our aspirations.

Our values are in part what differentiate us from others, making us uniquely Chemours.

They are-Customer Centered, Refreshing Simplicity, Collective Entrepreneurship,

Safety Obsession, and Unshakable Integrity. At Chemours, our values are where everything begins.

We were honored to be named a /“Great Place to Work-Certified Company”/ for 2019-2020­-our second consecutive year. We were also proud to receive a Gold Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor’s HIRE VETS program in 2019.

/Chemours is an equal opportunity employer/

/Chemours is an E-Verify employer/

/Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation/

/Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. Candidates who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) are ineligible/

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Job Posting: JC190158652

Posted On: Aug 15, 2021

Updated On: Dec 05, 2021