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Intern in Testing (100%)

Zurich, Switzerland
Ready to join a team of visionaries who is dedicated to solving one of humankind’s greatest challenges?

Get to know Climeworks

Climeworks removes CO₂ from the air to fight global warming and protect future generations to come.

We develop, build and operate direct air capture (DAC) machines which capture CO₂ directly from the air. The captured carbon dioxide is removed from the air by safely storing it underground, permanently.

Founded in 2009 by engineers, Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher, Climeworks was built with a mission to inspire 1 billion people to remove CO₂ from the air, and is now spearheading the DAC industry globally. It has the world’s largest DAC facility and storage installation in operation and a team of over 450 Climeworkers determined to contribute to a net-zero future.

A true climate pioneer, Climeworks is featured as a TIME100 Influential Company 2022 and Global Cleantech 100 Company 2022, driving a revolutionary technology engineered to solve the most pressing issue of our time.

We foster a dynamic environment and are building a global purpose driven team. We are looking for disruptive thinkers, passionate achievers and inspiring leaders that are ready to take on the world’s greatest challenge.

Will you join us? 

Your mission

Job description
  • Your mission is to actively participate in the rapid testing and validation of innovative technology ideas and concepts at Climeworks, ensuring reliable results. You will play a crucial role in the development and management of Measurements and System Analysis within the Climeworks DAC Test Facilities, contributing significantly to technological advancements. Working in an interdisciplinary team, you will gain insights into a broad range of mechanical and process engineering topics.
  • You will assist with investigations into the desorption process step, focusing specifically on steam velocity and distribution in our test facilities, to enhance our understanding at different process conditions.
  • You will support in applied R&D projects with focus on measurements & analysis.
  • You will analyze and visualize measurement data and create test reports and disseminate the learnings.
  • You will assess the feasibility of different measurement methods based on test outcomes and practical application, providing recommendations for improvement or alternative approaches.

Your story

  • You have completed a BSc/MSc in Mechanical Engineering and are either currently enrolled in a degree program or have recently graduated (within the last year).
  • You are available for a full-time 6-month internship, starting in September.
  • Ideally, you already have first experiences with technical design using CAD and sensor & measurement techniques.
  • You demonstrate flexibility, adaptability, and creativity, especially when working with unknown or incomplete information.
  • You are reliable, performance-driven, and maintain a structured working style.
  • You thrive in both fast-paced team environments and when working independently.
  • You are fluent in English, having German skills would be an advantage.

What we offer: A horizontal organization, an improvement-oriented approach, and a scale-up venture with an innovative technology. Sounds like you? We are looking forward meeting you! Apply now by filling in the online application form and uploading your complete dossier to our career’s portal:

Our promise: At Climeworks, you are accepted for who you are. As part of our ongoing journey towards creating a diverse and inclusive environment - we encourage everyone to apply! All qualified applicants are considered for positions, so bring along your knowledge, personal experiences, and fresh perspectives, and together we can solve one of humankind’s greatest challenges. We look forward to getting to know you!

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