Summer 2023 Intern
Analytical Chemistry & Materials Characterization
Posted on 3/29/2023
Fort Worth, TX, USA
Experience Level
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited university or college for at least one semester prior to internship or co-op, and at least one additional semester following internship or co-op
  • Must be pursuing at least a Bachelors level degree in Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Polymer Science, Organic Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Process Engineering, Ocular Cell Biology or related major
  • Academic performance: Minimum cumulative GPA 2.8/4.0
  • Demonstrated leadership skills (i.e. extracurricular activities or projects)
  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship (students on an F1 visa with CPT can be accommodated)
  • Ability to commit to a 10-12 week, full time (40 hours per week) summer internship
  • Working hands-on with structure-property relationship studies of polymeric materials, advanced imaging technologies, chemical/biological characterization, solvent extraction, chromatographic separation, spectral interpretation, and structural elucidation
  • Independently develops new analytical methods, designs and executes complex, non-standard laboratory studies to solve technical challenges and provide scientific solutions
  • Thoroughly and clearly documents experiments and prepares high quality Technical Documents
Desired Qualifications
  • Pursuing a PhD
  • Hands-on research and lab experience
  • Prior experience with polymers and/or hydrogel
  • Prior experience with 3D printing or Artificial Intelligence
  • Able to work independently and collaborate as part of a team

10,001+ employees

Eye care manufacturing & development
Company Overview
Alcon’s mission is to provide innovative products that enhance the quality of life by helping people see better. The company is committed to innovating eye care products through their research and technology development of surgical and vision devices to serve the full life cycle of eye care needs of patients.
  • Medical, dental, & vision coverage
  • HSA Medical Plan
  • PTO
  • Paid Parental leave
  • 401k
  • Retirement Plan Company Contribution
  • Low payroll deductions
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Annual Bonus
  • Free Family Contact Lens Program
  • 12 Company Paid Holidays
Company Core Values
  • Performance - We deliver results
  • Quality - We deliver our best in all we do
  • Integrity - We do the right things in the right way
  • Innovation - We create, enhance, and transform
  • Courage - We take a stand and speak up
  • Collaboration - We succeed together