Chemtura Corp (Fords, NJ) │ SCI Scholars Internship

Summer 2014

Sponsoring Company: Chemtura Corporation

Location: Fords, NJ

Preferred course of study: Chemical Engineering

Organizational Unit: R&D/Technology – Process Development

Internship Period: 10 weeks

Salary: $8,000

Additional Support:
$2,000 advance for travel and living expenses


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

About Chemtura

Chemtura Corporation (NYSE:CEM), headquartered in Middlebury, CT, has annual revenues of $3.2 billion and is one of the largest publicly traded specialty chemicals company in the United States and a leader in several markets. We have more than 4,600 employees in research, manufacturing, sales and administrative facilities in every mayor world markets.

Internship Description

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and talented individual to join our technology team as an intern. Reporting to the Technology Manager, the intern is responsible for the evaluation of raw materials and process development for new and commercial synthetic lubricant basestocks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operating, monitoring, and sampling of equipment to make synthetic lubricant base stocks  process
  • Conduct routine and non-routine laboratory bench tests on synthetic lubricant basestocks. Conduct routine and non-routine laboratory prep work, including stripping, catalyst removal, filtering, rotary evaporation and drying
  • Accurately collect, organize and present data in notebooks, on computers, and in reports
  • Conduct analysis on analytical equipment such as IR, GC, and HPLC
  • Participate in the improvement of bench scale processes
  • Maintain laboratory and test equipment to provide for clean, safe, and efficient working environment according to Chemtura practices

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.

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

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