Chemistry-Summer intern



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About the job

As a Chemistry intern, you will work closely with the chemistry team to develop a range of skills. You will support synthesis, characterization and scale up of new and established MOF materials. You will collaborate with a high-energy team of engineers and scientists in a fast-paced environment.


The role’s responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: 

  • synthesis according to literature procedures

  • design of experiments to improve MOF characteristics

  • routine scale up and procedures

  • material characterization

Individual Characteristics
  • Undergraduate chemist, ideally junior or senior level.

  • Comfortable with basic laboratory procedures, standard organic synthesis and characterization technique.

  • Familiarity with Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy for 1H and 13C nuclei, Powder X-ray Diffraction (PXRD) or Ultraviolet–Visible (UV-Vis) Spectroscopy is a plus.

  • Able to critically understand literature and document procedures.

  • Prior MOF experience is a plus but not required.

  • Self-motivated, confident, and able to work in a fast-paced environment under some supervision.

  • Entrepreneurial, meeting deadlines in a highly-collaborative environment while managing multiple priorities.

  • A passion for learning new skills.

  • Able to collaborate across functional and organizational lines and capable of working with all levels of individuals and cultures.



NuMat Technologies (“NuMat”) is a start-up company innovating at the intersection of high-performance computing, chemistry and advanced manufacturing. NuMat is a recognized pioneer in the field of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) — an emerging class of nanomaterials which can be programmed to uniquely interact with target molecules at the atomic level. NuMat’s expertise lies in the design and integration of MOFs into next-generation storage, separation and purification systems. In doing so, NuMat enables previously unachievable form factors, performance and cost-advantaged production economics in the electronics, life-sciences and energy sectors.

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