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Working Student - Absorption / Desorption (w/m/x)

Greenlyte Carbon Technologies

Greenlyte Carbon Technologies

Essen, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Are you ready to save the planet?

We will help prevent a climate crisis by freeing the world from fossil fuels. Our breakthrough direct air capture technology captures CO2 from the atmosphere and produces hydrogen in parallel.


The clock is ticking. What are you waiting for?

How you'll contribute

We are looking for working students for our CO2 absorption and desorption teams. In the absorption team, you will help to capture CO2 from the atmosphere in our pilot plant, Greenberry. In the desorption team, you will assist in the upscaling of an electrolyzer which releases CO2 from its' trapped form. If there is one team of interest, please indicate this in your application.


Specifically you will:
  • Support in setting up experiments.

  • Conduct CO2 absorption/desorption tests.

  • Suggest improvements in experimental conduction based on observations during experiments.

  • Prepare samples for chemical, mechanical and electrochemical tests.

  • Perform further general tasks in laboratory operations.

About you
  • You are qualified or currently studying in one of the following: (Electro-)chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering or a related field.

  • You work in a structured and organised way.

  • You are interested in pursuing a placement where you will be given the opportunity and accountability to work on real world projects.

  • You can work independently and as part of a team.

What we offer
  • The opportunity to work towards a meaningful goal to save the planet.

  • Monthly lunch with the team.

  • Close mentoring from manager and other senior leaders.

  • Open and transparent communication about the company's development with the opportunity to exert influence.

  • The possibility to write your bachelors-thesis with us.


How the hiring process works

Our hiring managers will review your application and upon seeing a potential match for one of the roles, will get in touch with you to organise a first round video interview. Following a successful call, we will then invite you onsite to meet with more people from the team before making a final decision.

About us
GCT was founded in September 2022 with the ambition to develop a low-cost, robust Direct Air Capture technology that captures CO2 at world-leading energy rates, whilst supplying hydrogen as a by-product. The company’s technology is based on 15 years of research and has been proven at various scales. Since its founding, the company raised 8-million Euros in funding from leading venture capitalists and renowned business angels.