Intern – Rubber & Plastic Material Development/Industrialization

Vaše náplň práce

This role provides an excellent opportunity for a student to gain experience on the material evaluation and process improvement for industrial rubber and plastic products. The student will have the opportunity to learn about the physical properties, the overall manufacturing process, and the applications of industrial rubber and plastic products.

Principle duties and responsibilities include:

  • Support PUR and SCM on technical discussions regarding alternate raw materials
  • Foster material savings, phase-out of hazardous materials, cost improvement projects and activities according to product requirements and customer focus
  • Organize laboratory testing on alternate materials
  • Evaluate and interpret results
  • Communicate to stakeholders regularly by sharing information, creating technical reports, and delivering presentations


  • Competitive pay
  • Hands on experience with the team
  • Project experience
  • Company lunch and learns
  • Networking
  • And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!
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Váš profil


  • Currently enrolled in a US accredited degree program pursuing a degree in Chemistry, Polymer, or Material Science
  • Must have and maintain a minimum GPA of a 2.8 or higher
  • Must be able to work onsite at our Fairlawn, OH location
  • Able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week during normal business hours (Mon-Fri)
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Self-motivated and highly independent
  • Displays a positive attitude and a strong desire to learn and grow
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Co nabízíme

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Legal Authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas now or in the future for this job opening

Continental is not able to pay relocation expenses for this opportunity


EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.


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O nás

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic, and transportation. In 2023, Continental generated sales of €41.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 56 countries and markets.  

ContiTech is one of the world’s leading industry specialists. The Continental group sector offers its customers connected, environment-friendly, safe and convenient industry and service solutions using a range of materials for off-highway applications, on rails and roads, in the air, under and above the ground, in industrial environments, for the food sector and the furniture industry. With about 42,000 employees in more than 40 countries and sales of some 6.8 billion euros (2023), the global industrial partner is active with core branches in Asia, Europe and North and South America.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?

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