Our goals - Your path

Are you looking for a challenging summer job where you can be part of innovation-lead projects? Join our dynamic research & development team for the summer and you never know, you might land a career at Sika!

Duration: 4 Months Internship (May 1st to August 30th, 2024)

Working Hours : 8:00AM to 4:30PM

Location : Brantford Lab (541 Oak Park Road, Brantford, ON)

During the four month full-time internship, you will be working alongside the team of technicians and engineers in the R&D department in Brantford, ON.

The following are some of the responsibilities a candidate would have:

  • Executing R&D projects under the supervision of the R&D team.
  • Performing laboratory tests for new and existing products.
  • Assisting R&D and Sales teams with their projects (R&D, technical service requests).

Your expertise - Our strength

To be successful in this role you will need to:

  • Be in the process of completing a Bachelor’s of Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Chemistry degree (or equivalent)
  • Hold a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle
  • Be able to work with a team as well as alone
  • Be fluent in English
  • Have basic knowledge of concrete
  • Have experience using Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel and have the ability to learn new software
  • Possess strong problem solving skills
  • Possess strong organization skills and be a self-initiator

This is a in-person role - students will work in our lab at the Brantford facility.

Going Beyond. Together.

  • Join the family of Sika AG, with over 33,200 employees and companies set up in over 100 countries, which provide ample of opportunities to grow. 
  • Many of our employees describe their working relationships at Sika as friendly, personable and sincere. We call this the "Sika Spirit".
  • For such a large company, we have a surprisingly flat hierarchy with direct decision-making processes and decentralized organizational units.
  • We firmly believe that the diversity of our workforce is a key contributing factor to our success story.

Sika is committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals that apply. As an equal opportunity employer Sika will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, or other protected characteristics.

About Sika

Sika Canada, a subsidiary of the Sika Group, is a leader in the development and manufacture of specialty chemicals. In the field of construction, the company operates in markets such as concrete repair, maintenance, and protection, building finishing, shotcrete, tunnelling & mining, roofing, concrete admixtures, and flooring. It also serves the manufacturing industry (automotive, transportation equipment, etc.) with bonding and sealing, assembly and damping solutions specifically developed for these markets.

Sika Canada has operations in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia and employs more than 650 people in Canada.  The company is ISO 9001 - 14001 certified and a member of the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).