Joint R&D internship at qCella and HUBER+SUHNER AG


Be part of a joint development project between qCella and HUBER+SUHNER AG.

Intern Research and Development, 80-100%, m/w/d

Pfäffikon (ZH) & ETH Zürich, Campus Hönggerberg (ZH)
≥ 6 months | temporary | start September 2023 or later



qCella is a deep tech startup from ETH Zurich and provides new materials for applications that depend on electrical conductivity such as resistive heating and electromagnetic shielding.


HUBER+SUHNER is a globally active company designing and creating essential components that transport power and data through networks.


Your Tasks

  • Cooperate in a project to develop a new material compound
  • Support both collaboration partners on-site with chemical synthesis (qCella) and polymer processing (HUBER+SUHNER)
  • Design and implement experiment series
  • Fabricate lab samples and protocol results
  • Execute quality measurements and analyses
  • Support in the creation of technical documentation

Your Profile

  • Students in Materials Science or Chemistry preferred
  • Practical polymer processing knowhow is an advantage
  • Experience in project work is an advantage
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English and/or German
  • Work permit in Switzerland
  • High social skills, good team player, ability to work independently, and high sense of responsibility

Our Offer

  • Challenging and interesting internship in a joint new material development project
  • Fair compensation and maintaining a good work-life balance
  • Exciting behind-the-scenes look at both a startup environment and an established company
  • Friendly and fun teams

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