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Materials Engineering Intern
Solid State
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Hayward, CA, USA
Experience Level
Intern
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Co-op A: January-August (Spring/Summer)
  • Masters/PhD candidate or recent graduate in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science, physics, chemistry, or a related field
  • Foundational understanding of electrochemistry and mechanics of solid state battery materials, including common failure modes and design principles
  • Hands-on laboratory experience including coin or (preferably) pouch cell building, electrochemical evaluation, materials characterization, and data analytics
  • Experience with lab-based processing methods including mixing, coating, calendaring, and cell assembly
  • Strong motivation and enthusiasm to be at the forefront of next-generation battery development
  • A learning mindset and collaborative approach to solving problems
Responsibilities
  • Develop and validate cell components (cathode, anode, electrolyte) and processes for next- generation solid state battery cells
  • Design and execute experiments using statistical and machine learning methodologies
  • Characterize materials and cells using advanced analytical techniques
  • Contribute to cell design strategy by pursuing a balance in performance, cost, and availability
  • Collaborate with and learn from a powerhouse team of materials engineers, design and simulation engineers, and data scientists to accelerate learning cycles and optimization of cell designs
Rivian

10,001+ employees

Electric vehicles manufacturer
Automotive
Company Overview
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. The company believes there is a more responsible way to explore the world and is determined to make the transition to sustainable transportation an exciting one. Rivian designed their emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles to challenge what's possible.
Benefits
  • Ownership for All: We offer every employee the opportunity to own Rivian stock through equity programs, supporting their financial wellness.
  • Mental and Emotional Wellness: We provide employees and their families access to mental wellness platforms and our Employees Assistance Program
  • Fertility and Family Planning: We support diverse family-building journeys, providing employees with benefits such as paid parental leave and financial support for adoption, fertility treatments or surrogacy.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages driven by mutual investment in our long-term growth and success.
  • Career Development: We enable all employees to own their development. Continuous learning opportunities and tuition reimbursement help drive performance, boost engagement and develop future leaders.
  • Transgender Benefits: In alignment with WPATH guidelines, our 2022 plans provide coverage toward medical, pharmacy and cosmetic needs.
Company Core Values
  • A diverse workforce
  • Embracing active allyship
  • Purpose-driven partnerships
  • Supporting our team