Position Description

Intern- Research & Development
Job Code DPTC40
Posting City/State Baltimore, MD
Posting Company Name DAP Products
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Research & Development- Intern 

DAP is a leading manufacturer and supplier of home repair and construction products, including latex caulks, silicone sealants, contact cements, construction adhesives, glues, glazing, spackling, and other general patch and repair products.  You'll find DAP products in the hands of professional painters, remodelers, builders and do-it-yourselfers, and in 60,000 retail outlets, ranging from home centers and mass merchandisers to your local hardware and paint stores.  DAP's eight manufacturing and distribution facilities in the United States of America and Canada service North America and the world.  The “DAP Stars" represent its 775 strong associates around the world which support its vision to produce and market America's best home repair products.  DAP has twice been voted one of “Baltimore’s Best Places to Work”!  Learn more about DAP’s history, culture and benefits at www.dap.com/careers.

Located in Baltimore, this is a great opportunity for someone looking to expand their knowledge in research and development. This role will work directly with the R&D team on providing support for various projects, specifically with latex technology.


Intern’s Primary Project and/or Tasks:

Provide testing and analytical support for latex technology development project including specimen preparation, testing and data analysis. 

May also include formulation and sample preparation and project planning


Desired Skills and Qualifications :


  • Major: . Baccalaureate program in science or engineering (chemistry or material science preferred)
  • Completed at least freshman year in school, Minimum GPA = 3.0
  • Skills – Microsoft Excel, ability to manage multiple priorities using basic lab instruments useful (analytical balance, pH meter, tensile testers, computers, etc.)
  • Attributes: Good communication skills - Oral, Written, Presentation, Developed math skills for numerical analysis. Able to stand or sit for periods of time as required   

Compensation: $15 per hour

Hours: 32 hours (4 days a week)



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