Olin │ SCI Scholars Internship

Summer 2020


  • Internship Location — Charleston, TN; Freeport, TX; McIntosh, AL; Niagara, NY; Plaquemine, LA
  • Preferred Course of Study — Chemical Engineering
  • Organizational Unit — TBD
  • Internship Period — May - August 2020 (10 weeks)
  • Stipend/Salary —$10,000
  • Additional Support — Paid holidays
  • Eligibility
    • Current sophomore or junior
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
    • Minimum GPA of 3.5 (out of 4.0)
  • Additional Requirements
    • Must be able to start in May 2020.
    • Must be about to provide your own transportation.

Internship Description

  • Work with maintenance and production to develop and implement new or improved chemical manufacturing processes
  • Assist with troubleshooting, gathering and analyzing data
  • Analyze, develop and recommend design changes to meet production requirements
  • Justify, specify, obtain approval, order and install processes and equipment
  • Update P&IDs of plant processes with manufacturing equipment
  • Support plant and Operational and Maintenance Excellence goals, including continuous improvement / Lean manufacturing initiatives
  • Serve as engineering representative on small capital projects
  • Work with equipment suppliers and other vendors and contractors to ensure project goals are met
  • Participate in plant shutdowns/outages
  • Maintain effective communication and coordination with area supervisors, production operators and maintenance technicians
  • Participate in and/or lead Process Hazard Analysis (PHAs)
  • Assist in developing policies, procedures and standards, including preventative maintenance
  • Participate in safety meetings, training activities and following established safety procedures and practices

Company Description

Olin Corporation is a leading vertically-integrated global manufacturer of chemical products and a leading U.S. manufacturer of ammunition. Olin is the world's leading producer of chlor alkali products and vinyls, the number one supplier of epoxy materials, the number one global seller of membrane caustic soda and chlorinated organics and the number one North American seller of chlorine, bleach and hydrochloric acid.

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

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