Organic Chemistry R&D Scientist-PhD-InternshipApply now
The objective of this internship is to develop methods to measure changes to keratin fibers and colored chromophores in the presence of UV/visible light. Use these methods to identify the different chemistry pathways that lead to degradation of protein, lipid and colored chromophore structures as a function of UV exposure (UVA vs UVB vs visible). Once the methods are developed and pathways identified the aim is to identify and screen potential actives that prevent the UV damage.
Method development to measure changes to the keratin fibers, colored chromophores and reactive species formed on exposure to UV damage
Technical model of potential chemistry pathways that lead to protein and color changes in the presence of UV exposure.
From the proposed technical model identify strategies to prevent the measured protein and color changes
Identify and screen actives to protect against changes to the keratin protein and color in the presence of UV/visible light
As a PhD intern at P&G, you will be working on projects that will expand your capabilities (that can be completed within 10-12 weeks) and will be meaningfully related to your classroom and research education. The training and mentoring we provide will represent an unparalleled opportunity for professional and personal growth and the opportunity to explore a career in industry.
At P&G, intern sessions are considered temporary employment, with a predicted ending point. No full-time employment commitments are made; however, depending on satisfactory completion of certain criteria, candidates may be considered for full-time positions upon obtaining their PhD. The preferred period for the 10 to 12 week internship is June to September. The internship is a paid, full-time, 40 hour per week position. Hourly rates are based on the student's academic year completed.
United States ,Ohio ,Cincinnati Apply now