Kenneth N. Edwards Western Coatings Technology Center

Advancing Polymers and Coatings Science

Coatings Connections

For Students

About Paints and Coatings 
Professional Associations
Mentorships 
Internship Opportunities

 

For Industry

Short Courses
Contract Research and Testing Services
Internship and Employment Candidates
Join the Industrial Advisory Council
Giving

Latest News

Cal Poly at upcoming American Coatings Show 2018
Ray Fernando to Deliver Mattiello Award Lecture at ACC 2018 
$1.1 Million Raised to Expand Coatings Facilities

For Students

About Paints & Coatings

http://www.paint.org/about-our-industry/

Professional Associations

The American Coatings Association (http://www.paint.org) is the national association that serves the paints and coatings industry and the professionals in the field. There are many regional associations that serve their own local regions. The associations serving the western region are

Los Angeles Society for Coatings Technology (LASCT): http://lasct.org/
Golden Gate Society for Coatings Technology (GGSCT): https://www.ggsct.com/
Pacific Northwest Society for Coatings Technology (PNWSCT): https://pnwsct.org/
Arizona Society for Coatings Technology (ASCT)

These professional associations offer discounted or free membership to students and are great resources for information about the industry and opportunities for internships and employment.

Mentorships

Curious about the Paints & Coatings Industry or about the life of a coating professional? Looking for career advice? Connect with one of the mentors from industry on PolyLearn

Internship/Job Opportunities

A list of current internship and job opportunities is found on PolyLearn. Details of these opportunities are found on Handshake

For Industry

Internship and Employment Candidates 

Getting Started on Handshake
For immediate needs, please contact Denzel Ayala at dayala01@calpoly.edu 

Join the Industrial Advisory Council

If your company is interested in joining the Industrial Advisory Council, please contact Ray Fernando at rhfernan@calpoly.edu

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