Eastman Chemical Company │ SCI Scholars Internship

Summer 2015

Sponsoring Company: Eastman Chemical Company

Location: Kingsport, TN

Preferred Course of Study: Chemical Engineering

Organizational Unit:
One of the following areas
Research, Laboratory, Product/Process Improvement, Manufacturing, Process Engineering, or Technical Service

Internship Period: 10-12 weeks

Salary: $10,500

Additional Support:

  • Travel expenses reimbursed
  • Subsidized furnished housing provided ($90 per week)


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

Internship Description

Chemical engineering interns will be given hands-on technical opportunities to build on prior work experiences and/or specific coursework. Interns will experience great independence working on engineering projects; however, a mentor will be assigned to assist the intern as needed. Eastman's Kingsport, TN, site is a large facility that provides many different experiences and professional networking opportunities for a student. Typically 100-125 interns/co-ops work at the Kingsport site during the summer, which allows for a variety of social networking. Eastman has a friendly, team-oriented company culture that is concerned about protecting the environment, the safety and health of their employees, and giving back to the community.

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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SCI Scholars/Education
American Chemical Society
1155 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Recommendation Form

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About Eastman Chemical Company

Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2013 revenues of approximately $9.4 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tenn., and employs approximately 14,000 people around the world. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.