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Who We Are

Maxterial is an advanced chemical and coating technology company with headquarter in San Francisco Bay area and offices in Michigan and soon in Europe. Maxterial is a mid-stage VC-backed innovative private company. Maxterials is backed by world-known investors and corporations, such as Anglo American, Saint-Gobain, Peter Thiel Foundation, and Schmidt Family Foundation. Over a period of eight years, Maxterial has developed and tested a revolutionary metallic coating technology platform to protect against wear, heat, and corrosion. Our technology is safe, durable, low cost, high performing, patent-protected and easy-to-scale. Maxterial’s technology has received interest from various industry segments, including semiconductors, auto, heavy duty equipment, aerospace, and beyond. We are combatting CO2 emissions and various dangerous chemicals, such as Hexavalent chromium and PFAS/PFOS. We invite you to join our journey in a fast-paced environment and together we can make the world a safer place through commercialization of our advanced technology.

Internship in Chemistry and Materials (Graduate students)

Internship Description:

  • The interns will be part of our technology development team.

  • We are seeking team players who share our mission and passion for developing amazing materials.

  • The individual will independently or in collaboration with a senior team member.

  • Design experimental plans, execute experiments, document the results and procedures, do in-depth

    data analysis, and present the results and conclusions for internal review.

  • Maintain and operate laboratory equipment.

  • Maintain accurate and well-organized laboratory records and notebooks.

  • Write reports, reviews, and summaries


  • Experience of working in a wet chemistry lab is required.

  • Background in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, or other related areas is required.

  • Outstanding problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

  • Detail oriented with strong documentation skills.

  • Research experience in physical chemistry, analytical chemistry or electrochemistry is a plus.

  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial team in a timely manner.

Location: San Francisco Bay Area 

You will be a part of a world class team backed by world-famous investors. You can be a major part of a revolutionary industry change to leave major impact by improving the efficiency of industrial process, saving lives and the environment. 

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