Underwriters Laboratories Electrochemical Safety Research Institute (ESRI) is seeking a Summer 2023 Intern to join us for a 10-12 week research experience. As an ESRI intern, you will initiate, develop and execute electrochemical safety science research projects by applying scientific principles and concepts that are critical to our corporate strategy’s mission of advancing safety through science and the Electrochemical Safety Research Institute’s mission of advancing safer energy storage systems through science.
The Summer Intern will work with our scientists in the Electrochemical Safety team on their research projects. The Electrochemical Safety Institute focuses on battery safety and hydrogen safety research at this time but will expand to other areas of materials research and other forms of energy in the near future. The summer intern can work with the team on carrying out off-nominal tests or carrying out modeling and simulations for specific studies that include off-nominal events associated with batteries and other energy storage systems. Projects require expert and extensive knowledge of state-of-the-art principals and theories and uses professional concepts and procedures to solve a wide range of scientific problems. Projects involve studies on characterizing worst case thermal runaway propagation at different states of charge and usage of mitigation materials and designs. Interactive discussions with other team members and supervisor are required for successful performance. The Summer Intern will work to develop a broad knowledge of state of the art principles and theories and makes sufficient contributions to publish in scientific literature and present at conferences.
At UL Research Institutes, we wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL Research Institutes stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!
UL Research Institutes has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.
As an Electrochemical Intern, you will play a role in the research conducted by the Elecctrochemical Research Institute
UL Research Institutes is an affiliated nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing safety science research through the discovery and application of scientific knowledge. We conduct rigorous independent research and analyze safety data, convene experts worldwide to address risks, share knowledge through safety education and public outreach initiatives, and develop standards to guide safe commercialization of evolving technologies. We foster communities of safety, from grassroots initiatives for neighborhoods to summits of world leaders. Our organization employs collaborative and scientific approaches with partners and stakeholders to drive innovation and progress toward improving safety, security, and sustainability, ultimately enhancing societal well-being.
Our wholly owned subsidiary, UL Inc., advances our shared public safety mission. We fund our work through grants, the licensing of standards documents and the business activities of UL Inc., which conducts testing, verification and certification, and provides training and advisory services, along with data-driven reporting and decision-making tools for customers around the world.
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