Sintering Intern

HQ- San Jose, CA /
R&D – Electrolyte Development /
Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.

Job Description:

QuantumScape is looking for an intern in the field of sintering, materials science or ceramic science. The candidate will work closely with research scientists to achieve yield improvements on solid state battery component manufacturing processes.
The successful candidate will possess a range of skills including competence in experimental planning & execution, knowledge of material characterization techniques, understanding of statistical process control (SPC), and excellent data analysis capabilities.
This role will provide experience in a fast paced start-up R&D environment and where experimental results can have direct and immediate impact.

Experience and education:

Currently in Junior or Sophomore year of college in an engineering discipline
Experience in physical chemistry or material science laboratory environments.


Experience working with furnaces, sintering or calcination of materials, wet-chemistry and solid state synthesis of materials
Experience in physical, chemical and/or optical materials characterization methods.
Comfortable preparing scientific reports and delivering presentations to a technical audience
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

*QuantumScape does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers.