DuPont │ SCI Scholars Internship

Summer 2015

Three openings available for this position

Sponsoring Company: DuPont

Location: Wilmington, DE

Preferred Course of Study: Chemical Engineering

Organizational Unit: Research & Development or Manufacturing

Internship Period: 10-12 weeks

Salary: $8,000-$12,000

Additional Support: Up to $500 reimbursed for travel expenses


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

Internship Description

As an Associate Investigator/Summer Intern, you will function as a part of a research and development team, utilizing your knowledge of chemical synthesis and formulations science to assist the Principal Investigator in conducting experiments, designing experiments and processes, data analysis, and scientific testing methodologies to further our global science and technology leadership in these areas. 

You will also develop a basic understanding of assigned operating area and complete various assignments with coaching from Principal Investigators. Major projects include:

  • Design, assembly and operation of lab scale process equipment, including chemical reactors;
  • commissioning and operating high tech instrumentation;
  • collecting, processing, interpreting; and
  • presenting data to internal project teams

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

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About DuPont

DuPont is a global Fortune 100 company, operating in 70 countries today. We are looking for people who have a passion for delivering innovative, sustainable solutions that meet our customer needs for a better, healthier, safer life.

DuPont offers an exciting place to work where thousands of innovations are introduced every year. You will have opportunities for growth through involvement in various dynamic industries from high-tech to high-performance, including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation, and apparel.

At DuPont, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business, and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join DuPont.