• Intern - Material Sciences

    Location US-IL-Lincolnshire
    Job ID
    53714
    Function
    Engineering
  • Overview

    The purpose of this internship is to prepare college juniors and seniors for entry into the business world by providing a thorough understanding of the various functions of the Zebra Technologies organization to include theory and practical application of attained knowledge.

     

    Project work will differ in each area depending on business needs, and all interns will participate in the US Zebra Internship Program. The program is designed to provide you with a full experience so that you can fully envision a career with Zebra. You be positioned for success with training, exposure to all parts of the business, social activities, a professional mentor relationship and development sessions to help you discover your own performance edge!

     

    Supplies R&D consists of a team of advance degreed scientists working primarily out of our lab in Lincolnshire. Our role is global and we support the Supplies Business. The lab has a variety of test and analytical equipment related to the testing of papers, films, adhesives, inks and coatings. Key areas include: product development of supplies products, innovation and IP creation, operations, sales, and quality support, continuous improvement projects, compliance projects, etc.

    Responsibilities

    • Investigation of the cohesive and adhesive failure mechanisms of pressure sensitive adhesives on various substrates (corr., high and low surface energy substrates).
    • Running and cataloging IR Spectrophotometry scans of all Zebra supplies products. (adhesives, inks, coatings, facestocks, etc.)
    • Develop planning, organizational and time management skills.
    • Increase technology knowledge and skills.
    • Develop team-based work competencies.
    • Develop interpersonal skills to communicate with employees.
    • Develop interpersonal skills to communicate with day-to-day business contacts through follow up activities.
    • Develop interpersonal skills to communicate with external and external customers.

     

    Qualifications

    • Current enrollment in an undergraduate/graduate degree program in a discipline related to the project specifics. If an undergraduate, must be at the junior or senior level.
    • Intellectual curiosity with a strong desire to learn and grow
    • Proven leadership and excellence in professional, academic and/or extracurricular experiences
    • Strong problem-solving abilities
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to collaborate as part of a team
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, & PowerPoint)
    • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship

     

     

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