Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 100 countries around the world and 25,000 employees. At the end of 2019, Sika won the Swiss Technology Award for an innovative new adhesive technology.

Our Central Research Department at Sika Technology AG (Zürich, Altstetten) has an exciting open position for a Research Internship for a Chemist/ Material Scientist. This internship offers a fantastic opportunity to engage in the development of Sika’s future technology platforms. We are looking for a dynamic chemist looking to further their career and get insight into industrial research as of November 2022 or by arrangement.

Exciting Challenges:

Various Internships focusing on the development of green chemistry for sustainable adhesive technology platforms
Evaluation of novel monomers from renewable sources, development of prototype green adhesive formulations and thermo-mechanical evaluation as well as application tests
Literature research, reaction planning, organic synthesis, documentation, interpretation and presentation of results
Learn first-hand about the many aspects of industrial research at Sika Technology

We Need Your Skills:

Knowledge in organic chemistry
Self-motivated work attitude and personal initiative to drive the project forward
Ability to work independently and strong organization skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Motivation to learn and succeed within an industrial environment

Building Trust Every Day:
Trust is vital to Sika. It’s the basis of our relationships with customers and employees
Our aim is to foster a culture of performance and respect – across hierarchies, departments, and countries


Sika is a great employer, looking for people with international focus. For insights into what our colleagues say about working at Sika, please click here.
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About Sika Technology AG

Sika ist ein Unternehmen der Spezialitätenchemie mit einer führenden Position in der Entwicklung und Herstellung von Systemen und Produkten zum Kleben, Dichten, Dämpfen, Verstärken und Schützen im Bausektor und in der Automobilindustrie. Sika hat Tochtergesellschaften in 100 Ländern der Welt und produziert in über 300 Fabriken. Die 25.000 Mitarbeiter erwirtschafteten im Jahr 2020 einen Jahresumsatz von 7,88 Mrd. CHF. Ende 2019 wurde Sika mit dem Swiss Technology Award für eine innovative neue Klebstofftechnologie ausgezeichnet.