21 Oct 2019

Internship Research and Development Adhesives Internship

Carlisle Construction Materials – Posted by acsgetexperience Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Carlisle Construction Materials Incorporated, a worldwide leading diversified manufacturer of premium building products and related technology has an opening for a Research and Development Adhesives Internship at our Carlisle, PA location.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordination with production personnel to arrange trials and collect samples and data.
  • Method development and rheological testing of pressure-sensitive adhesive samples on TA Instruments Discovery Hybrid Rheometer (DHR).
  • Laboratory wet chemistry work such as extractions and solvent swelling experiments.
  • Adhesive sample preparation/assembly and physical property testing on Instron tensiometer equipment.
  • Laboratory mixing and testing of adhesives
  • Accurate and organized reporting of all laboratory methods and test results.
  • Participation in various R&D meetings with production, suppliers, purchasing, and marketing personnel.
  • Compliance with all Carlisle laboratory and company-wide safety programs.


  • Graduate student or third year undergraduate enrolled in an accredited four-year institution
  • Major in Materials science, Engineering, Polymer science, Chemistry, or Chemical engineering
  • Completed coursework that includes general and organic chemistry (12 credit hours), general physics (6 credit hours), and appropriate level mathematics. Some background in statistical methods is desirable
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA required
  • Previous internship experience a plus

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How to Apply

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Job Categories: Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Polymer Chemistry, and Quality Assurance/Quality Control. Job Types: Internship.

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