Energy Storage (Battery Materials) Placement 2024

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We are a global technology company, driving energy innovation for a balanced planet.

At SLB we create amazing technology that unlocks access to energy for the benefit of all. That is our purpose. As innovators, that’s been our mission for 100 years. We are facing the world’s greatest balancing act - how to simultaneously reduce emissions and meet the world’s growing energy demands. We’re working on that answer. Every day, a step closer.

Our collective future depends on decarbonizing the fossil fuel industry, while innovating a new energy landscape. It’s what drives us. Ensuring progress for people and the planet, on the journey to net zero and beyond. For a balanced planet.


SLB's Research Center based in Cambridge is part of SLB global network of research and engineering centres. Our research center is a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment with state-of-the-art research and computing facilities. We work on applied research projects in the physical sciences to meet the current and future challenges of the industry.

SLB's Research Center based in Cambridge is a distinctive marquee-like structure dominating the High Cross site on the western outskirts of Cambridge, England. This spectacular building was completed in 1985 and the smaller second phase was opened in 1992. It has recently been classified as a Grade II listed building. Altogether, there are more than 930 m2; of laboratory space and offices for more than 100 scientists, technicians and domain experts.

Job summary

SLB’s research laboratory in Cambridge hosts a number of interns, who make a valuable contribution to our research. It is our intention that they receive a superior training experience that increases their scientific and general professional skills.

We have an internship vacancy within the ‘Energy Storage’ department. The purpose of the role is to lead the Battery Material research for the development of the next generation batteries. Using state-of-the-art facilities, you will be actively involved in developing new battery materials.


  • Characterise and evaluate battery materials electrochemically, including a systematic examination of critical factors in active material synthesis
  • Analysis and interpretation experimental datasets
  • Regular team and management reports and presentations
  • Assist with the laboratory housekeeping
  • Adhere to and maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs) in accordance with the highest safety requirements

About you

Required skills

  • Good fundamental laboratory skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated, hardworking, and organized


  • You must be studying towards a bachelor’s or master’s degree in chemistry, electrochemistry, materials science or a related field.

SLB is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.

DEADLINE 6th March 2024