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Prelude Ventures
Prelude Ventures

Summer Intern - Earth Sciences (Field based)



United States
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Koloma is a geologic hydrogen company that leverages its technology, proprietary data, and human capital advantages to identify and commercialize these resources on a global scale. We are developing technologies that will enable the production of low cost, 24/7 available carbon-free hydrogen. Our team is led by seasoned energy executives and world-renowned technical thought leaders.

We are seeking highly motivated students in Earth Sciences for our summer field internship program. This is an excellent opportunity for undergraduate students to gain hands-on field experience in the innovative science of geologic hydrogen and contribute to our ongoing projects. We have a geochemical laboratory on the campus of The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio and offices in Dublin, Ohio and Denver, Colorado.

Ideal Candidate Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in an Earth Science program at an accredited university
  • Proficiency in note taking and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Positive attitude and eagerness to take on technical challenges

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completed coursework in Geochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, or similar
  • Experience in ArcGIS or similar mapping software(s)

Job Responsibilities:

  • As primarily a field-based role, travel to specified sites across the USA is required
  • Safely collect multiple types of gas and fluid samples from sites of interest for geologic hydrogen
  • Make gas and water measurements using field-based geochemical instruments
  • Catalog pertinent field data and notes into spreadsheets
  • Maintain strict and careful sample organization, storage, and transport or shipment

What we Offer:

  • An inclusive, dynamic, and collaborative work environment
  • Experience in the frontier of energy and climate research and technological innovation
  • Field-based sample and data collection experience in a professional environment
  • Mentorship from experienced professionals in the field
  • Full-time during summer semester: May – August, 2024 (40 hours per week)
  • Potential for part-time employment during fall and spring semesters: starting August 2024 (approximately 15 hours per week)
  • Location: Primarily field-based but also in the Dublin, Ohio office

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of duties or activities that are required, and some responsibilities may change.