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LyondellBasell (OH) │ SCI Scholars Internship

Summer 2020


  • Location Cincinnati, OH
  • Preferred Course of Study — Chemical Engineering
  • Organizational Unit Research & Development
  • Internship Period — May 26 - Aug 14, 2020 (10 weeks)
  • Stipend/Salary $9,000
  • Additional Support — Up to $3,000 reimbursement for relocation expenses.
  • Additional Requirements — Candidates must have a reliable form of transportation
  • Eligibility:
    • Current junior
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
    • Minimum GPA of 3.5 (out of 4.0)

Internship Description

LyondellBasell's Polymer Technology Center in Cincinnati has world class polymer characterization, physical property testing, and transformation processing equipment, along with broad and deep expertise in the areas of polymer structure/properties, development, and applications.

The assignment would involve working with a cross-functional team on a real-world opportunity. Hands-on experimentation (from design of experiment to carrying out the experimental plan) and data analysis (regression/modeling, as appropriate) would be used to help link polymer structure and properties to end-use application performance for products used in a strategic market within the LyondellBasell North American Polyolefins business. This is an exciting time to work at our polymer technology center. Lyondellbasell is building a first of its kind high density polyethylene plant, and the Polymer Technology Center will have many projects to support the new plant. Projects will include product development, application development, new equipment installation, and test method development. LyondellBasell is looking for scholars who are self-motivated, highly technical, with excellent problem solving capabilities.

Company Description

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell ( manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels. 

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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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