LyondellBasell (TX) │ SCI Scholars Internship

Summer 2020


  • Location Houston, TX
  • Preferred Course of Study — Chemical Engineering
  • Organizational Unit Research & Development
  • Internship Period — May 26 - August 14, 2020 (10 - 12 weeks)
  • Stipend/Salary — $9,000
  • Additional Support — Up to $3,000 relocation assistance
  • Additional Requirements — Candidate 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 Houston Technology Center has world class laboratory processes, pilot plants, physical property testing, and transformation processing equipment, along with broad and deep expertise in the areas of chemical processes 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 improve chemical processes and manufacturing performance for products used globally.

This is an exciting time to work at our Houston Technology Center. Lyondellbasell is building the world's largest Propylene Oxide plant and a first of its kind high density polyethylene 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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