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Materials Engineer Co-Op - Spring 2024

Via Separations

Via Separations

Watertown, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Via Separations is a rapidly growing Boston-area startup dedicated to eliminating CO2 emissions from industrial manufacturing processes. At the intersection of engineering, society, and impact, our team is passionate about making a difference and building the technology and organization to do it. We are a fast-paced, interdisciplinary team backed by leading venture capital firms. Our team has doubled in size in the last year, and we are looking to add talented, mission-driven people to our cohort.
We are passionate about global climate impact, optimistic about scientific progress, and unafraid of hard problems. We believe that our people are our unfair advantage, and drive our mission forward. We embrace the diversity of our team for creative solutions and believe the best ideas come from the intersection of disciplines and perspectives. We want you to join us!
Role Description
You will have the opportunity to join a hard-working and quickly growing team, and have an immediate impact within a young company. You will work both independently and on small teams with responsibilities including but not limited to:
- Developing characterization methods for membranes and related components
- Designing experiments to understand membrane lifetime
- Evaluating materials and process conditions based on findings

Qualifications & Characteristics

  • Coursework in material science, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, or manufacturing engineering
  • Strong ability to manage time and quickly shifting priorities
  • A desire to be independent and lead projects
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and with long-term projects
  • A strong technical ability to learn about new processes
  • A clear interest in sustainability
  • US work authorization is required for this role.
At Via, we value and prioritize diversity of thought, access, and experiences, and are an equal opportunity employer by choice. We consider all qualified applicants equally for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.