Chemistry Intern

Tampa, FL /
Research and Development – Research and Development /
/ On-site
"Best Places to Work 2021" -SF Business Times

Molekule Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: MKUL), has the most extensive range of proprietary and patented, FDA-cleared air purification devices to address the rapidly growing global air purification market. Molekule has developed and commercialized light-activated technology combined with HEPA and carbon to capture and destroy airborne pollutants and pathogens.

The ideal candidate would have experience in or be eager to learn a variety of synthetic methodologies and analytical techniques currently used in the testing and developing new technologies. These techniques include, UV-Vis / FT-IR spectroscopy, and SEM.

This is an internship position for 6-9 month period, and may can be extended for up to a year. The part-time working schedule is flexiable, approximately 20-30 hours per week.

What you'll do:

    • Perform wet chemistry experiments in the lab.
    • Synthesis of organic and inorganic nanomaterials/molecules.
    • Conduct review of literature.
    • Assist in experimental design and construction of apparatus.
    • Assist in fabric coating trials.
    • Assist in filter testing.
    • Performing and documenting experiments.
    • Data compilation, analysis, and presentation.

What you'll bring:

    • Undergraduate and graduate in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Nanotechnology or a related field.
    • Experience with laboratory characterization and analysis techniques—for example, UV-Vis spectroscopy, FT-IR spectroscopy, SEM, etc.
    • Experience with analytical / statistical software tools (e.g., Excel, etc.)

We are Molekule and we’re changing air purification. Molekule was created with a goal of using the power of science to eliminate indoor air pollution around the world.  Our vision is to deliver clean air to everyone, everywhere. It’s a lofty goal, but that's why we need you!

Molekule Values:
"Check your ego at the door."
Determination & Grit
"We believe in what we're doing. That's why we persevere through problems."
"We roll up our sleeves, do the work, own the outcomes, and are proud of our contributions (no matter the size)."
"We're all in this together."
"We're devoted to changing the world for the better."
Growth Mindset
"I know that I don't know everything, there's always more to learn. I learn from my mistakes."
"My communications are candid, effective, respectful, and assuming good intentions."

Organizational Philosophy:
Every great accomplishment is the result of a team working in harmony, not just of individuals. We believe teamwork and a sense of egalitarian responsibility is fundamental to building a great organization.
The objective of all organizational processes is to turn our organization into something scalable, repeatable, and efficient that reflects our culture.

Molekule is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We will consider employment for qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. The Company will also not discharge, or in any manner discriminate or retaliate against, any employee who discloses their own wages, discusses the wages of others, inquires about another employee’s wages, or aids or encourages any other employee to do the same. The Company is not obligated to disclose wages.

Applicants with disabilities may e-mail, to request and arrange for accommodations. If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time.