Westlake │ SCI Scholars Internship

Summer 2019

Two positions available

Westlake Chemical

  • Internship Location — Sulphur, LA or Baton Rouge, LA
  • Preferred Course of Study — Chemical Engineering
  • Organizational Unit — Engineering
  • Internship Period — 10 weeks
  • Stipend/Salary — $8,000
  • Additional Support — $150/month housing stipend and up to $1,000 relocation expense
  • Eligibility
    • Current sophomore or junior
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
    • Minimum GPA of 3.5 (out of 4.0)
  • Additional Requirements
    • Candidate must have a reliable form of transportation. 
    • Candidate must be pursuing a bachelor's degree at a 4-year accredited university.

Internship Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work on assigned projects with the close supervision of mentor/supervisor
  • Observe activities of the assigned department/unit
  • Assist mentor/supervisor in day-to-day tasks
  • Actively participate in safety/environmental programs
  • Maintain intern work/activity journal
  • Presentation to management team

Company Description

Westlake Chemical is an international manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals and building products that enhance the daily lives of people around the planet. The tires we ride on, the plastic wrap that keeps our meats and produce fresh, the pipes that are essential to ensuring clean water, the frames that secure our windows and doors, Westlake plays a vital role in supplying the building blocks for these products and many more.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit the following documents by November 30, 2018, midnight EST.

Application Form

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

Apply by November 30, 2018, midnight EST

Official Transcript

Have your official transcript(s) sent to:



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

Recommendation Form Select two people to submit recommendations. At least one recommender must be a faculty member at your institution.