R&D Summer Intern

Research & Development Minneapolis, Minnesota


Mativ is a global leader in specialty materials headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. The company offers a wide range of critical components and engineered solutions to solve our customers' most complex challenges. With over 7,500 employees worldwide, we manufacture on four continents and generate sales in more than 100 countries. We offer a wide range of premium applications across diversified and growing end markets, from filtration to healthcare to sustainable packaging. Our broad portfolio of technologies combines polymers, fibers, and resins to optimize the performance of our customers' products across multiple stages of the value chain. Our leading positions are a testament to our best-in-class global manufacturing, supply chain, and materials science capabilities. We drive innovation and enhance performance, finding potential in the impossible.

We have an exciting opportunity available for an R&D Summer Intern at our high profile Minneapolis, MN location within our Industrials North America Business.
Our summer internship program is scheduled to run May 22, 2023 - August 11, 2023.

Our paid internship offers a well-rounded experience including: meaningful work, dedicated intern manager, community service, professional development and more.


  1. Works with Development Engineer to commercialize new products from internally driven requests and new business development requests.
  2. Responsible for execution of new product trials and related experimental work, including evaluating and reporting results.
  3. Works with other technicians and production personal as needed during new product trials.
  4. Learns and performs test methods per standards and develops new test methods as projects dictate.
  5. Learns extrusion process.
  6. Performs competitive testing on samples.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.


Working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or a related Engineering field.
Previous internship or work experience preferred, but not required.

* Team player with exceptional organizational and technical skills

* Good verbal and written communication skills are a must.

* Detail oriented

* Problem-solving and decision making capabilities

* Ability to work both independently and collaborate with a teamwork environment

* Desire to make a strong contribution in a continuous learning environment, while enhancing readiness for a full-time career 

Note:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position.



An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or other protected status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Mativ is committed to help individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce, and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Mativ, please email our Talent Acquisition Team at [email protected]