2023 Ph.D. Resident - Chemistry/Chemical Engineering - Early Stage Project

LoonMountain View, CA

8 months ago


Job Title

Chemical Process Engineer Intern

Job Location

United States

Job Overview

X is Alphabet’s moonshot factory, seeking to make a 10x impact on the world’s most intractable problems. As a Chemical Process Engineer Intern, you will be embedded into a moonshot project, partnering with team members to evaluate, propose, and develop new chemical processes in molecular recycling.


The US base salary range for this position is $108,000 - $127,000 + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include benefits.


  • Evaluate external and internally developed chemical processes scientifically, from a scalability perspective, and from a techno-economic perspective.
  • Develop new chemical processes in the laboratory and design lab scale processes.
  • Manage, organize, and analyze large amounts of analytical data from existing or novel chemical processes for process improvement and continued process development.
  • Work closely with hardware and software teams to co-develop chemical processes and modeling processes that tie into the broader commercial and engineering goals of the project.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with external partners and suppliers.


  • Studying towards a Ph.D in chemistry, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, or related field.
  • Chemical engineering or applied process chemistry experience.
  • Knowledge, experience, or interest in high temperature chemical conversions and unit operations.
  • Interest in designing or working with chemical processes at scale.

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Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Biology17%

  • Chemistry13%

  • Biochemistry6%

  • Chemical Engineering6%

  • Biotechnology5%

  • 137 other majors49%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Genentech
  • Pfizer
  • Merck
  • National Institutes Of Health
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Mountain View, CA | $4,948/mo

  • Housing/Rent$2,449

  • Miscellaneous$1,057

  • Food$550

  • Utilities$534

  • Transportation$358


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