Chemistry Internships

Medicinal Chemistry Internship 2012

Job Description

10-12 week paid internship

General Summary:

This position is designated for an undergraduate chemistry major looking to gain laboratory experience in an industrial setting. As a member of the Discovery Chemistry team, he/she will contribute to the synthesis of a unique compound library. The applicant is expected to possess good communication skills, an eagerness to learn and ability to work well in teams.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
* Conduct multistep synthesis of library scaffolds with supervisor’s assistance
* Track and weigh reagents for parallel synthesis
* Assist in the parallel synthesis of compound libraries
* Characterize synthesized compounds by NMR and LCMS
* Conduct scientific literature searches using databases such as SciFinder
* Work together with other members of project team to accomplish scientific objectives
* Maintain an accurate and current record of experimental results in an electronic laboratory notebook
* Communicate research results to supervisor in an accurate and timely manner.
* Participate in research group and project meetings
* Maintain high standards of laboratory safety in compliance with the H3 safety manual and complete required training courses.

Job Qualifications:
* Undergraduate chemistry major with a strong academic record. Must have completed two semesters of organic chemistry including laboratory coursework. Preference will be given to candidates who have performed independent undergraduate research as well.
* Familiar with standard analytical techniques (NMR, TLC, HPLC, mass spectroscopy)
* Strong communication skills
* Experience with ChemDraw, Powerpoint and Excel preferred

H3 Biomedicine Inc. is a privately-held, uniquely-structured oncology discovery enterprise whose sole mission is to become a prolific source of new drugs that treat more human cancers with greater success. H3 Biomedicine is applying the expertise of leading scientists to the integration of insights from cancer genomics with innovative capabilities in synthetic chemistry and tumor biology to pursue the most promising current opportunity in cancer therapeutics: patient-based, genomics-driven, small molecule drugs
Interested candidates may forward a CV to

How to Apply

Go to and click on the link to the job listed above.


Schedule an appointment with career counselors at UAH Success Center to polish your resume and cover letter before sending it in. Do plenty of research on the company before writing a cover letter to highlight your strengths.



ITW Chemistry Intern 2012

Job Description

Kester is a leading global supplier of assembly materials to the electronic assembly, component and micro-electronic marketplaces. Our products include an array of basic and high-tech attachment materials including traditional soldering chemicals, bar and wire solder and paste products. We serve a worldwide customer base with facilities in North America, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Singapore, and Malaysia. We are an Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Company. ITW is a leading diversified manufacturing company with nearly 100 years of history and over 800 decentralized business units in 45 countries.

We are seeking a Chemist Intern for the summer of 2012. This is a paid Internship and the approximate hours are 40 hours per week.

The Chemist I Co-Op will work directly with our Formulation Chemist. The key responsibilities include:

Assist formulation chemist for flux/paste preparation.

• Assist formulation chemist for the flux/paste evaluation, including sample preparation, testing and reporting.

• Follow work instructions accurately to safely operate a variety of laboratory equipment.

• Create/update work instructions and procedures pertaining to R&D testing and the operation of laboratory equipment.

• Operate and assist in maintaining laboratory equipment.

• Support a 5S organizational methodology to keep the labs in a safe, clean and orderly state.

• Assist in the creation of reports for submission to management.

• Implement new ideas to improve quality and output that will maintain or reduce costs.

• Additional duties and tasks as assigned.

Our Intern will enjoy perks such as 3-for-1 matching contributions for donations and employee discounts with companies such as Dell, AT&T, Verizon and much more.

The successful candidate for this position will be an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Chemistry or Materials Science related fields. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Applications and data entry. Knowledge of Surface Mount Technology (SMT) process, IPC regulations & test methods, DOE mixture design, Statistic analysis, Solder flux, Solder paste, Solder alloy, or any laboratory experience is a plus.

How to Apply

For immediate consideration please send your cover letter & resume via email to:Courtney Paszkiet; Human Resources Generalist; Apply for position through

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


Contact career counselors at UAH Success Center to work on resume and cover letter before sending in.

Research experience, thorough resume and cover letter before application gives you better chance in getting the internship.

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