The Organic Energy Storage Laboratory at the Michigan State University Bioeconomy Institute in Holland, MI has openings for summer 2019 interns. These positions perform original research in a lab setting. The research covers a variety of categories involving energy storage, alternative energy, organic synthesis, analytical chemistry, electrochemistry and device design.
We are accepting applications from students enrolled in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering programs who have completed at least one organic chemistry class and lab. Housing options are available at nearby Hope College. Our summer researchers will have an opportunity to give a poster presentation at a symposium. Past employees and interns have gone on to work at national research and tech companies like Argonne National Laboratory. Also, interns have chosen to continue their research at graduate schools that include MSU, U of M, UNC, USF, Clemson, U of Illinois and Case Western. A former employee of the lab studied on a Fulbright Scholarship in Denmark. Successful candidates for these positions will consider organic chemistry their favorite class and lab, and enjoy synthesis and working in a lab setting. Chemistry degree is preferred.
Completion of at least one Organic Chemistry class and lab required.
For More information: oesl.bioeconinst.msu.edu/