Dow Corning Corporation │ SCI Scholars Internship

Summer 2014

Sponsoring Company:
Dow Corning Corporation

Location: Midland, MI

Preferred course of study: Chemical Engineering

Organizational Unit: Process Engineering, Science and Technology

Stipend/salary (10 weeks): $9,600

Additional Support:

  • Subsidized, fully-furnished housing offered
  • Travel expenses reimbursed


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

About Dow Corning

Dow Corning was established in 1943 specifically to explore and develop the potential of silicones. It has grown to become a global leader in silicone-based technology and innovation. Learn more at

Internship Description

Process Engineers at Dow Corning provide engineering lab support for existing products, support scale-up of newly commercialized materials, and serve as unit operation experts for the Science and Technology (R&D) function.

Typical intern projects in this area focus on new or novel reactor design, reaction kinetics, waste/byproduct reduction, mixing/mass transfer studies, and/or separations. Supplemental activities may include computer simulation/modeling and prior art/intellectual property searches.

The focus of the internship is primarily on lab work, but some exposure to manufacturing environments may be provided.

How to Apply

Apply by December 14, 2013!
  • Application Form
    Complete the application form (requires CV/resume). Be sure to indicate your top 3 internship company choices.

  • Official Transcript
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    SCI Scholars/Education
    American Chemical Society
    1155 16th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20036

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