Internship

New Ventures Intern - Anodyne

Anodyne Chemistries


  Posted: July 15, 2021

  Location: Vancouver, British Columbia

  Internship Program: Clean Tech

  Salary Range: $50,000 - $60,000

  Hours per Week: 37

  Start Date: October 1, 2021

  End Date: March 31, 2022

Job Description

PSICO is looking for outstanding researchers to work in the areas of biology-based catalytic systems and sustainable chemical conversion. Our team offers projects throughout promising areas of science and engineering and is searching for exceptional students eager to kick-start their careers and contribute to these efforts. PSICO collaborates with its academic partners, employing its expertise in IP commercialization to develop new technologies and products.

Duties and Responsibilities

Your Role
• Work alongside peers with unique and creative backgrounds in biology, chemistry, commerce and engineering
• Constantly learn through your work as well as active engagement with the academic community
• Present to and learn from collaborators
• Research and analyze cutting-edge science and engineering
• Design and plan experiments
• Take part in generating reports and drafting patents

Knowledge and Skills

Members of our team bring a confluence of personality, skills, and intent that contributes to their individual development and our collective growth as an organization. The knowledge and mindset you will bring to our team include the following:
• A strong track record in graduate-level course works and graduate-level research projects
• A passion for science and discovery
• Demonstrated experience in one or more areas related to the work:
o Bioelectrocatalysis
o Biofuel cells
o Bioreactors
o Engineered proteins
o Experience with protein design software considered a bonus

Education Required

• Enrolled in a graduate program (e.g. MSc or PhD) in biology, chemistry, chemical and/or biological engineering, or related fields. Exceptional undergraduate students may also be considered.

  How to Apply

To apply, send your resume to iain.evans@psico.ca.

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This internship has been an excellent opportunity to bridge the gap between my academic experience and the more technical conservation world. I've had a chance to apply the theory and skills which I learned in an academic setting to more practical questions.

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