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Veterans Preferred - Summer Internship - Atmospheric Water Harvesting

Company: Xerox
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. PARC, a Xerox company, is in the Business of Breakthroughs--. Practicing open innovation, we provide custom R&D services, technology, expertise, best practices, and intellectual property to Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, startups, and government agencies and partners. We create new business options, accelerate time to market, augment internal capabilities, and reduce risk for our clients. Since its inception, PARC has pioneered many technology platforms - from the Ethernet and laser printing to the GUI and ubiquitous computing - and has enabled the creation of many industries. Incorporated as an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox in 2002, PARC today continues the research that enables breakthroughs for our clients' businesses. PARC, A Xerox Company Summer internship (Chemistry) in the Hardware Research and Technology Lab The Hardware Research and Technology Lab (HRTL) is a group of scientists and engineers with a passion for identifying future hardware needs and a history of innovation in creating new technologies to meet those needs. Our current research is focused primarily on printed electronics, 3D printing, MEMS, displays, amorphous and polycrystalline silicon systems, x-ray imaging, optoelectronic semiconductors, visible and UV lasers and LEDs, compact optical sensing systems, life-science instrumentation, and clean tech technologies. We enjoy the opportunity to publish externally and engage in strategic research with a variety of partners, from start-ups to the Fortune 50. HRTL currently has an opening for a summer internship working in the Autonomous Systems & Life Science group. We are planning a 6-16 week research project in which the successful candidate will be creating films with graded properties due to continuously varying chemical compositions. About the Job The ideal candidate will perform formulation lab work, vary process conditions, evaluate outcomes, and finally document the results under limited supervision. Proactive attention to detail, literature research, and input into the project plan are encouraged. Education BSc, MSc or PhD student in chemistry, chemical engineering, or related field Understanding of interfacial science/chemistry principles demonstrated through coursework and/or hands on experiments Experience in the synthesis of water-soluble polymers and hydrogels from UV-curable acrylic/vinylic monomer sets Deep understanding of polymer structure-property relationships demonstrated through hands-on experience Experience in chemical and materials characterization techniques including IR, DSC, TGA, as well as contact angle and surface tension measurements Knowledge of basic organic chemistry principles Xerox is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity or expression, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. Learn more at and explore our commitment to diversity and inclusion People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with Xerox may request such accommodation(s) by sending an e-mail to Be sure to include your name, the job you are interested in, and the accommodation you are seeking. -- 2020 Xerox Corporation. All rights reserved. Xerox-- and Xerox and Design-- are trademarks of Xerox Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

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