Engineering Summer Internship

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Date: Dec 3, 2022

Location: Allentown, PA, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG



WACKER POLYMERS is the global technology leader in the development and production of redispersible powders, dispersions solid resins, powder binders and surface coating resins.
At our Allentown site, we are currently looking for a Engineering Summer Internship to be a part of our growing team.



Job Responsibilities


  • The primary project will be evaluating various engineered fabrics VAE dispersions and the response to different levels of catalyst and types of catalysts. Cure temperature and time may also be taken into consideration. Along with lab testing, this project will involve design of experiments (DOE), statistical analysis, and a presentation of the data and findings.
  • Additional work and side projects may also be possible depending on the ongoing work at the time.
  • Determine the impacts of different catalysts and catalyst levels of VAE dispersion.
  • Determine the impacts of different cure temperatures and times on various catalyst and dispersion combinations.
  • Evaluate data and present findings


Job Qualifications


  • Rising Junior or Senior status is preferred
  • Actively Enrolled in one of the following majors, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or Chemistry
  • Laboratory Experience is preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Powerpoint
  • Able to follow lab procedures and work independently


WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.


Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations !


We are looking forward to your online application at
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The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card).


WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Allentown