Cruz Foam is a materials technology company that’s working to catalyze the global transition from single use petroleum-based plastics to all natural, renewable materials. We strive for global adoption of circular solutions without compromise. For more information visit www.cruzfoam.com.
Cruz Foam is a mission-driven company dedicated to accelerating the adoption of sustainable material. We achieve our mission by hiring truly talented people that are inspired, kind and work extremely hard to make simple yet transformational sustainable products that solve complex customer problems. We are a diverse, human-centric company where inspired people make inspirational products.
The STEM Intern will actively contribute to our mission. They will work closely with the R&D and QA/QC teams to assist with our foam manufacturing and testing.
Start Date: Fall 2023- June 2024
Part time: 16-24 hours
If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, Cruz Foam encourages you to apply.
We are an equal opportunity employer. At Cruz Foam we value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights and values, and what they bring to the workplace. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants with disabilities in our job application and recruitment process.
Applicants must be authorized to work as an employee in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.
All Cruz Foam Company employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of current full Covid vaccination on or before their first day of employment.
About you:You are a passionate, creative, and curious problem solver with a can-do attitudeYou prioritize kindness and collaborationYou are comfortable wearing many hats and enjoy pushing the limits of your comfort zoneYou care deeply about the environment and commit to using your superpowers to help
In this role you’ll get to:Develop and strengthen your skills in science and engineering in a fast-paced materials startup environmentSupport our mission by working as part of our R&D team performing foam extrusion experiments Use your first principles knowledge to solve real world problemsEmbrace a culture of teamwork in an R&D environment
We are looking for students who:Are currently enrolled in a STEM bachelor's degree programAbility to clearly articulate complex ideas and excellent communication skillsAbility to thrive and adapt in a fast-paced, high-growth and rapidly changing environmentCreativity and ability to work as an integral member of a team