4 Mar 2017

Internship Silanes Summer Intern

Momentive Performance Materials Inc – Posted by acsgetexperience Tarrytown, New York, United States

Job Description

Based in Waterford, New York, Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is a global leader in silicones, quartz and advanced materials, with a 70-year heritage of innovation and being first to market with performance applications that improve everyday life. Our solutions are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living and we work closely with some of the biggest brands in B2B and consumer worlds, covering a broad range of markets – from aerospace and automotive, to building and construction, personal care, and electronics.

Momentive materials are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living. At Momentive, we believe that leadership begins with integrity, ethics and environmentally sound operations. When you work for Momentive, you are partnering with a company that is not only focused on delivering value but on doing it in a safe, ethical and environmentally responsible manner.

This exciting opportunity is part of Momentive Performance Materials Inc.

Position Overview

Momentive Performance Materials is currently accepting applications for our 2017 Summer Internship Program! The 2017 Summer Internship Program is designed to expose students to the many facets of business and culture within Momentive. Interns will have the opportunity to work on project-based, real work assignments that directly align with their educational experiences. If you are seeking an internship in an innovative, challenging, and growing environment this opportunity may be for you!

The summer internship role will involve lab work in our labs in Tarrytown, NY. The role would involve helping to identify “novel” silanes and siloxanes to further improve the durability of Protective Coatings. The work would involve adding the “novel” silanes and siloxanes in model formulations of Protective Coatings and testing performance using instrumentation available in our labs.

Job Responsibilities

Under close guidance of a chemist,

  • Formulating Coatings and Sealants
  • Curing Product Formulations
  • Coating and Sealant product performance testing and characterization
  • Using instrument software, Microsoft XL and Powerpoint, capture and summarize data and conclusions from work
  • Suggestions for next experimental steps

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree program in chemistry; experience of working in a chemistry laboratory.


We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law.

In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.

Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Physical Chemistry. Job Types: Internship. Job Tags: summer. Salaries: Paid.

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