At Zymergen, our mission is to create a vibrant, sustainable future through biology. We have developed a platform with biotech capabilities to create new specialty molecules that were previously not available or practical through traditional petrochemical-based chemistry. Zymergen has demonstrated the promise of its platform to produce both new and known molecules through chemistry and biofacturing to deliver unique specialty materials. As an intern at Zymergen, you will work alongside industry leaders to learn, grow, and contribute your best to advance business initiatives and technologies. We strive to create an inclusive work environment where every employee and intern can do their best work and be their true selves. Let’s make tomorrow together!
Scientific interns, working closely with team scientists and research associates, will have the opportunity to participate in technical activities and advance the development of Zymergen’s first suite of products from high-performing polymers used in next-gen electronics to innovative personal care products. Zymergen is looking for a Chemistry Intern with a computational background to join the Consumer Care Team. The candidate will work on data mining of internal and external databases, ideation of new concepts, working to understand structure-property relations of bioactives and polymer materials. The candidate will work closely with the Chemists and Scientists to participate in technical activities to drive the development of new product development.
We encourage interested candidates from all ethnic groups, genders, sexuality, age, and abilities to apply. If this job description resonates with you, we want to hear from you!
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In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
Founded in 2013, Zymergen is a science and material innovation company rethinking biology and reimagining the world. A World Economic Forum Tech Pioneer, Zymergen partners with nature to create never-before imagined materials and products across industries – from agriculture to consumer electronics, personal care to pharmaceuticals, and more. The company’s materials are in use today, creating value for Fortune 1000 companies and major corporations across the globe. Our clients have sold over $1 billion worth of products using Zymergen microbial strains. For more information visit: www.zymergen.com.
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