Axalta Coating Systems

Technology Internship / Co-op

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 year ago(9/28/2021 1:12 PM)
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Primary Responsibilities

Axalta Coating Systems’ Leadership recognizes the business value of introducing young, new talent into the organization through our internship/co-op program.  The Axalta Internship/Co-op Program provides a meaningful professional experience to students and is supported by a hands-on supervisor and a peer mentor to help with the daily maneuvering.

During your Axalta Internship / Co-op, you will:

  • Work with a Scientist / Senior Scientist on a well-defined project related to active programs addressing new product development, manufacturing process improvements or current customer issues.
  • Be expected to perform your own work which may include polymer synthesis, paint making and application, physical testing, advanced analytical techniques and computational modeling
  • Have frequent opportunities for direct interaction with our internal manufacturing and marketing groups, as well as, our external automotive customers
  • Prepare and present a report summarizing your project work.

Minimum Requirements


  • Working towards an undergraduate or Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry
  • A minimum GPA of 3.2
  • The demonstrated ability to learn on the job
  • Be an effective problem solver with strong analytical skills
  • Results oriented and a self-starter
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work in a team environment




Salary: Commensurate with experience and education

Housing:  Axalta will provide interns in need of housing a lump sum of money to assist in covering living expenses


Candidates seeking US-based internships need to have the ability to work legally in the United State (e.g. US Citizen, US permanent resident of qualifying refugee or individuals granted asylum). Applicants who do not indicate having the necessary work authorization will not be considered for US-based internships. 


Axalta has remained at the forefront of the industry by investing in its innovative solutions. We engineer technologies that protect customer’s products - whether they are battling heat, light, corrosion, abrasion, moisture, or chemicals – and add dimension and beauty with colorful finishes. We have a vast and ever-evolving portfolio of brands primed to play an important part in everything from modernizing infrastructure around the world to enabling the next generation of electric and autonomous vehicles.  


Axalta operates its business in two segments: Performance Coatings and Mobility Coatings, which serve four end markets, including Refinish, Industrial, Light Vehicle and Commercial Vehicle, across North America, EMEA, Latin America and Asia-Pacific. Our diverse global footprint allows us to deliver solutions to over 140+ countries and coat 30 million vehicles per year. We’ve recently set an exciting 2040 carbon neutrality goal, in addition to 10 other sustainability goals, and we take pride in working with our customers to optimize their businesses and achieve their goals. 


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