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 the Industrial, Commercial, and Enterprise Printing Lab located in San Diego, California you will be working with a team of engineers and scientists developing exciting new technologies. Areas of focus currently include ink, polymer and coating development for revolutionary high-speed industrial printing solutions.
Our printing technologies expand across a wide range of commercial and industrial markets. These markets present new opportunities for multi-disciplinary innovation - ink and media formulation, electronics, micro-fluidics and thermal sciences. Our lab is a place for creative minds with the drive, energy and inspiration to expand printing technologies to new markets and new applications.
HP has an opening for a Chemist/Materials Scientist Intern in the Industrial, Commercial, and Enterprise Printing Lab located in San Diego, California. In this position, you will use your background in chemistry, materials science or chemical engineering while working in an R&D 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:
Working in a team environment supporting new product development and stabilization efforts
Demonstrating a high level of innovation and initiative in identifying, responding to, and resolving new product and process development issues
Documentation of experiment and project results using specified formats and data storage systems
Communicating effectively, via verbal and written means, with management, coworkers, and suppliers
Materials Science and Chemical Formulation
Carrying out, and assisting in the design of, laboratory experiments to develop new chemical and material formulations that are targeted to meet specified design criteria
Designing and implementing efficient experiments and test methods for chemical and material properties testing, characterization, and failure analysis that facilitate product and process development
Resolving technical issues associated with components, parts, raw materials, and instrumentation
Testing finished prototype and commercial materials for quality and performance characteristics
Analysis of chemical and material qualification and performance testing data using statistical methods
Education and Experience Required
Pursing BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science required; working towards MS or PhD preferred; recent graduate postdoctoral interns may be considered.
Specific knowledge about or experience working in any of the following areas is desired: