Amsty (Chemistry) │ SCI Scholars Internship

Summer 2020


  • Internship Location — St. James, LA
  • Preferred Course of Study — Chemistry
  • Organizational Unit — Operations
  • Internship Period — 10 weeks
  • Stipend/Salary —$10,000
  • Additional Support — Up to $2,000 for relocation assistance
  • Eligibility
    • Current sophomore or junior
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
    • Minimum GPA of 3.5 (out of 4.0)
  • Additional Requirements
    • Applicants must have reliable transportation and valid U.S. issued drivers license.

Internship Description

We are excited to provide a summer internship opportunity for an SCI scholar! The intern will support our chemists by performing a variety of tasks designed to take advantage of the student's technical expertise while providing the student with real-world technical experience in our lab at our St James facility. Our chemists performing various analytical tests and activities that support the plant's process units and shipping operations.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Perform required testing on routine process samples, finished product and raw material sample
  • Report lab data into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Prepare stock solutions and standards
  • Use of control charts and statistical methods for monitoring test performance
  • Review of lab data for validity and trends
  • Update and/or develop testing methods

The student will be provided a mentor(s) who will direct their summer work experience.

Company Description

AmSty is a leading integrated producer of polystyrene and styrene monomer, offering solutions and services to customers in a variety of markets throughout the Americas. Positioned as the second largest polystyrene producer and the third largest styrene producer in the Americas, AmSty brings competitive and technological advantages to its customers. AmSty is a joint venture equally owned by Trinseo LLC and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit the following documents by November 30 [extended to December 4] , 2019, midnight EST.

Application Form

Select 3 internship positions and complete the application form (requires CV/resume).

Apply by November 30 [extended to December 4], 2019, midnight EST

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American Chemical Society
1155 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

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