About the Company
roVa Corporation is a startup founded in 2018 that specializes in research and development of innovative aerogel application products. We also sell products under the “roVa” brand, namely, roVa Shield insulation coating, roVa Flex insulation Tape, and roVa Guard insulation Padding. We are located in Seoul and Suwon, Korea.
About the Opportunity
roVa is seeking MIT students in any major interested in researching new potential applications of aerogel and developing new aerogel products used in electronics, cars, building materials, appliances, cosmetics, and even aerospace technology. roVa is also seeking MIT students in course 14 or 15 interested in marketing. Potential internship projects may include but are not limited to the following:
- Aerogel Product Testing and Characterization
- Aerogel Product Marketing
Internships of 2-3 months are available throughout the year, and funding is provided for all basic internship expenses, including airfare, housing, and living costs.
Class year: junior, senior, master’s, Ph.D.
Course: Chemical Engineering (10), Chemistry (5), Materials Science & Engineering (3), Computer Science & Engineering (6-3), Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (6-2), Electrical Science & Engineering (6-1), Aerospace Engineering (16), Mathematics with Computer Science (18-C), Civil & Environmental Engineering (1), Economics (14), Management/MBA (15). Other majors interested in researching aerogel applications are also welcome to apply.
Applicants must meet MISTI MIT-Korea requirements prior to the internship start date:
- Undergraduate students must complete 4 semesters of Korean language courses or have similar proficiency. Graduate students may have this requirement waived.
- Completion of MIT-Korea pre-internship training, 10-15 total hrs.
- Minimum 4.0 GPA
The priority application deadline for summer internships is Nov. 30; applications are only accepted after that date if positions are still available. Submit applications for non-summer internships at least 3 months before desired start date.