Material Scientist Intern


Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

Job Overview

Printed Electronics group at Corporate Technology Center of TE Connectivity, located in Fremont, California is seeking applications for a summer intern.  TE Connectivity is the home of well-known brands of electric and electronic components for various applications including automotive, aerospace, medical devices, sensors, etc. The Printed Electronics group develops new functional materials and additive manufacturing processes for use throughout TE’s many business sectors.  The applicant will perform hands-on work in a lab environment, assisting in formulation of new inks, development of scalable printing processes, and fabrication of prototype devices.

Responsibilities & Qualifications


  • Support ongoing R&D projects in development of novel materials
  • Assist in the formulations and characterization of functional materials
  • Assist in the investigation of surface and interfaces of materials such as wetting, adhesion, etc.
  • Assist in the development of scalable printing processes
  • Document experimental data, generate technical reports, and present results at group meetings


  • Pursuing a BS/MS/Ph.D., preferably in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, or a related field of study
  • Highly motivated individual able to learn quickly and work with minimal supervision
  • Hands-on experience in a laboratory environment; fundamental understanding of materials processing, materials characterization, surface and interface properties of materials
  • Experience/knowledge in printing technologies is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to define a problem, develop multiple approaches to obtain a successful solution,
  • Ability to deliver given tasks on time and work efficiently within a team environment
  • Good writing and oral communication skills


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


Fremont, CA, US, 94555

Alternative Locations: 
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  36556

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

Job Segment: Scientific, Chemical Research, Engineer, Developer, Engineering, Technology, Automotive

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