Dow Chemical Research and Development Internship: Development of Liquid Silicone Rubber for High Voltage Insulation in Hessen, Germany

Location - Germany, Wiesbaden

TheDow Chemical Companyis offering great business career opportunities in a global and international environment. We are looking for an ambitious Student (m/f) supporting our business who is interested in doing an Internship on:Development of Liquid Rubber for High Voltage Insulation

Project Description

The aim of this internship is to support a key project focused on Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) for High Voltage Insulation. Active fillers are required to give the desired property set but mixing and dispersion of these fillers is also key. The specific focus will be on helping to understand how mixing influences the dispersion of the active fillers and thus the rheological, mechanical and electrical properties of the resulting LSR. The project work would be based in Wiesbaden in Germany as part of a multinational global team.

Ideally you can start in the first quarter of 2018 for a period of 5-12 months (exact timing to be discussed). You will be remunerated. In addition you can stay in a hotel room free of charge and share a living room and kitchen with max. 17 other (international) students. In the event these rooms are full you will be provided with alternative accommodation.

  • You are studying for a Masters degree or equivalent degree.

  • You have a good working knowledge of English; German (benefit).

  • Working under Good Laboratory Practice conditions (Safety and Cleanliness).

  • Ability to run experimental work as mixing and testing in chemical lab.

  • Correct documentation is key.

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at:

At Dow, an equal opportunity employer, interns are an important part of the team. So if you are a university student, Dow’s paid internships provide invaluable on-the-job training and networking opportunities.

Dow offers challenging and rewarding projects to talented students.

Dow values the benefits that diversity of thought can bring to its organization. It is looking for the individual best suited for this role regardless of their nationality, origin, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age.


Research and Development Internship: Development of Liquid Silicone Rubber for High Voltage Insulation



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