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Purchasing & Accounting Intern

Admin | Hybrid in Boston, MA | Full Time

Job Description

AeroShield is looking for interns for Summer 2023 and Summer-Fall 2023 Co-ops!

Windows are critical elements of comfort and productivity, but in the United States they cost $40 billion in heating and cooling energy. But what if we were no longer forced to choose between insulating our walls for indoor comfort and accessing natural daylight and beautiful outdoor views? New super-insulating material developed by AeroShield is designed to drop inside existing double-pane window manufacturing to create a window 50% more insulating – this can enable $10 billion in energy savings and >500 million tons of CO2 reduction (nearly half of current US homes’ annual emissions)!

We aren’t the only ones excited: founded out of MIT in 2019, AeroShield has established manufacturing R&D activities in Hyde Park (Boston), MA since March of 2020. The company has raised over $7 M in funding to begin producing prototypes and is working with 4 DOE national labs and has earned recognition in Forbes 30 Under 30: Energy

Position Overview

AeroShield’s Purchasing & Accounting Intern(s) will help build out processes and reporting to track AeroShield's purchasing of materials and equipment. They will be responsible for inputting and tracking all AeroShield purchases, and assist the Director of Operations with monthly transactions and reporting. As AeroShield's finance function grows, this role will get to see first hand how to implement new practices in a manufacturing company.

We expect this internship to be hybrid, with some work being conducted at home or out of Greentown Labs, and some site visits and in-person time at AeroShield’s manufacturing facility in Hyde Park, MA. 

Potential Internship Projects / Activities:

  1. Manage AeroShield's Accounts Payable email, and input data for AeroShield's monthly accounting close

  2. Work with AeroShield R&D team and vendors to set up a new receiving procedure for purchases, and a new procedure for returning damaged or incorrect shipments

  3.  Organize all receipts and shipping documents

At AeroShield, we believe you do your best work when you are trusted to operate with a high level of respect and integrity. Our team members enjoy a highly flexible work schedule. All AeroShield internships are paid, and we strive to make sure you get the most out of your time with us as possible. We are a collaborative team that wears multiple hats, supports each other, and celebrates our successes together.

Background & Experience

Candidates for this role must be quick learners, excited about new technologies, and be comfortable communicating with AeroShield's entire team and external vendors. Our preferred candidate:

-Recent grad or entering final year in a Business or Accounting degree (see other postings for other majors).

-Has experience in an administrative role, with positions in accounting, accounts payable/receivable, or finance a plus

-Familiarity with accounting software such as Quickbooks is a plus but not required

We are an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, CORI status, or disability.