Particle Science Intern

Southern Ionics Minerals, LLC

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Newark, DE

Job Description

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Job Overview:

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.

Chemours is seeking a Particle Science Intern to join our Technology team! This position will report directly to the leaders of the Particle Science Laboratory.

This position will support research and development activities in the Titanium Technologies business and will focus on method development and validation for emerging experimental techniques in the particle characterization lab.

Location: Newark, DE

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

Term: 1-month assignment in January 2023

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

  • Prepare slurries, dispersions, and other samples as needed

  • Characterizing samples by microcalorimetry, microscopy, molecular adsorption, and/or aerosol analysis

  • Assisting in method optimization and developing best practices for emerging experimental techniques

  • Data analysis and method troubleshooting

  • Working collaboratively in team environment

  • Working with a Safety Obsession and abiding by safe laboratory practices

The following is required for this role:

  • Enrollment at an accredited college or university as a Junior or above at time of assignment

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, or related field

  • Attention to detail and willingness to learn new techniques and methods

  • Previous laboratory experience, including experience with experimental method development

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office

The following is preferred for this role:

  • 3.0 GPA or above

  • Prior experience with particle characterization techniques, including particle size analysis, Hansen analysis, surface adsorption, or microcalorimetry

  • Understanding of surface science, interfacial phenomena, and/or aerosol science

  • Basic understanding of statistical techniques


  • 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

At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say “We Are Living Chemistry”.