WR Grace & Company │ SCI Scholars Internship

Summer 2015

Sponsoring Company: WR Grace & Company

Location: Columbia, MD

Preferred course of study: Chemistry/Chemical Engineering

Organizational Unit for Internship: Research & Development

Internship Period: 10-12 weeks

Salary: $6,500


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

Internship Description

The intern will perform the following duties:

  • Design and conduct independent, accurate and defendable scientific research and design activities to evaluate and improve performance/cost of existing products and develop new products per PDP.
  • Perform non-routine chemical analysis on raw materials and products in the market.  Interprets results and develops new test methods.
  • Write clear reports and give presentations and research and development results.
  • Assist in maintaining lab instruments and field 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
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SCI Scholars/Education
American Chemical Society
1155 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Recommendation Form

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About WR Grace

W.R. Grace & Company is a global leader in developing and marketing specialty chemicals including catalysts and other products and services to petroleum refiners; catalysts for the manufacture of plastics; silica-based engineered and specialty materials for a wide-range of industrial applications; specialty chemicals, additives and materials for commercial and residential construction; and, sealants and coatings for food packaging. With annual sales of more than $3 billion, Grace has over 6,500 employees and operations in nearly 40 countries.  Grace celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2004. Visit www.grace.com for more information.