Research Intern at QuantumScape
San Jose, CA, US
We are a stealth start-up energy storage technology company, working on a fundamental disruption in the field of energy storage.
 
We seek to change the paradigm in energy storage by developing a completely new class of electrical energy storage devices. If successful, the technology could revolutionize the industry.
 
We are backed by top VC firms and based on work done by researchers at Stanford University. We are looking to grow our team with the addition of a research intern who is looking for technical challenges and professional growth.
 
Job Description
We are looking for a highly motivated individual for 3 month period to work in the challenging environment of process and materials development for next gen solid state battery. In this internship responsibilities will include, although not limited to:
Conduct design of experiment on slurry optimization, slurry coating and coating characterization
High temperature processing of coating materials
Summarize and report experimental findings to the team.
Support setter team to identify and resolve processing and materials issues
 
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications Candidate must be pursuing a bachelor or Master's degrees in materials, chemical, ceramic engineering, or related field
Preferred Qualifications: 3+ months experience with:
Optical microscopes
XRD phase analysis
Slurry rheology and particle downsizing
Previous internship experience in a materials research and development organization