Carus Corporation │ SCI Scholars Internship

Summer 2015

Two openings available for this position

Sponsoring Company: Carus Corporation

Location: LaSalle, IL

Preferred Course of Study: Chemistry

Organizational Unit: Manufacturing Plant

Internship Period: 10 weeks

Salary: $6,000

Additional Support: $2,000 advanced for housing and relocation


  • Current junior
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5

Internship Description

General duties will include the following:       

  • Plant P&ID development-verification and updating (CAIROX – Pilot Plant)
  • Engineering library / Equipment File documentation – Document Management System
  • AFE documentation – Document Management System
  • AutoCAD drawings - organization / updating
  • Obsolete process pipe line identification
  • Process line / utility line / vessel identification and marking (CAIROX – Pilot Plant)
  • Plant equipment spare parts identification, validation and documentation
  • Project development and implementation for upgrades to plant equipment
  • Minor troubleshooting of issues in the plant
  • Development and implementation of Plant Hand Valve Numbering (number scheme, application of numbers, integration with P&IDs and operating procedures)
  • CAIROX Plant floor drain and tank overflow piping upgrades
  • Support development and implementation of Reliability Program (Cairox – Pilot Plant)

Physical Demands

Must have sufficient mobility to access all areas of the plant site in support of project work. This will involve climbing and descending ladders and stairways. Must be able to legally operate a motor vehicle. Required to wear personal protective equipment in the plant environment, which may include a respirator or other specialized equipment.

How to Apply

To apply for this internship, please submit the following documents:

Application Form

Complete the application form (requires CV/resume). Be sure to indicate your top 3 internship company choices.

Apply by December 19, 2014, midnight EST

Official Transcript Send to:
SCI Scholars/Education
American Chemical Society
1155 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Recommendation Form Select two people to submit recommendations. At least one recommender must be a faculty member at your institution.

About Carus Corporation

Carus Group Inc. provides innovative environmental solutions to help our customers meet or exceed their business objectives. Our mission is to excel in the markets of water treatment, air purification, and remediation by maintaining the highest ethical, professional, and environmental standards achieving profitable growth and continuing to earn the support of our community.