Experimental Physics/Chemistry Internship

Modern Electron is looking for talented undergraduate (post-junior) and graduate student interns in the physical sciences and engineering fields with experience in experimental physics and chemistry, high vacuum systems, and/or materials science. As a member of our R&D team, you will join an interdisciplinary group of physicists, chemists, and engineers working on experiments developing and testing the materials at the core of Modern Electron’s cutting-edge thermionic converter technology. You will work closely with a senior scientist or engineer on team-based experimental projects that involve hands-on work with high and ultra-high vacuum (UHV) test setups, analyzing results, and troubleshooting experiments.

Modern Electron is a Seattle-based startup dedicated to developing breakthrough energy technologies. Our team is developing highly efficient, compact, and scalable solid-state thermionic generators, with the ultimate goal of making electricity cheaper and far more universally available for everyone. Our technology is supported by over $20MM in venture capital funding and by 14 issued patents, with 20+ more patents pending in the US and internationally.

Modern Electron’s R&D team is a highly collaborative and data-driven organization, and our interns can become deeply involved in all aspects of the projects they are assigned to.

Visit our website to learn more about our team and what we do. 

We are an equal opportunity employer.


 

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