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Cantos Ventures

Internship - Product Development



Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024


Houston, TX 77035


Internship - Product Development

About Solugen

Solugen is a groundbreaking technology company on a bold mission to decarbonize the physical world. At the heart of our innovation is the world’s first sustainable molecule factory—the Bioforge. This unique manufacturing platform uses a chemienzymatic process to convert plant-derived substances into essential materials that have historically been made from fossil fuels—all with minimal emissions and no hazardous waste. A highly scalable and localized alternative to conventional approaches, the Bioforge enables us to produce a range of high-performance, cost-competitive, and sustainable solutions to meet the diverse needs of our customers.

Ready to shape the future? Join us.

Are you passionate about sustainable solutions and combating climate change? We're always on the lookout for dynamic individuals who blend passion with adaptability. You thrive in an environment where curiosity propels you, questions are celebrated, and insights power your work. As a self-starter, you’ll embrace the pace and uncertainty of startup culture– that’s where the best ideas flourish. At our core, we prioritize safety above all, value respect for others, and consider creative problem-solving a superpower.


Solugen has a rich pipeline of high performance and carbon negative molecules launching on its Bioforge TM manufacturing platform. Each molecule is destined for a corresponding pipeline of products co-created by Solugen’s customers and product development teams. The Intern will have a critical role in executing in the lab. Specifically, they will perform critical stability tests in the product development team. This person will collaborate with Product Development, Product Marketing, and Business Development team.

Key Outcomes

  • Assist in stability test of Solugen blended and manufactured products
  • Collect data needed for product management, marketing, and business development
  • Ensure safety of the lab via reconciling inventory and other items

Key Competencies
Job Specific

  • Analytical, curious, ability to handle ambiguity, ability to work in unstructured and fast paced environment, strong public speaking capability
  • Work closely with the Director of Product to collect stability data for product formulations
  • Work closely with R&D, regulatory, manufacturing, and commercial team to help launch new products

Company Specific

  • Ability to be nimble with a willingness to embrace the speed and ambiguity of startup culture
  • Passion for green chemistry and fighting climate change
  • Comfort working in multiple roles, ability to self-manage and set priorities and schedule. Creative
    problem-solving nature
  • Appreciation and emphasis for safety above all else, respect for others


  • Experience in a wet lab
  • Completed 2nd year of Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, or other STEM field
  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, and Project skills
  • Critical thinker who can utilize their experience and quickly draw conclusions based on incomplete data. He/she is not afraid to propose and try new ideas and methods
  • Comfortable working in multi-cultural and dynamic environment

Solugen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.