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Summer Chemistry Internship 2019 - Applied Research

Date: Jan 8, 2019

Location: Wickliffe, Ohio, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol Additives is a pioneering global supplier of chemical additives technologies including additives for engine oils, driveline applications, gasoline and diesel fuel, other transportation related fluids and industrial lubricants. We are committed to providing value to our customers, and we understand that success comes from working together. The Lubrizol Additives team is passionate about what we do. Our customers count on us for trusted expertise, testing confidence, supply assurance and independent strength. We are looking for top talent to help inspire new ideas, create opportunities and enable the advancement of innovative technologies. We offer abundant opportunities for career growth in a challenging, collaborative environment. Learn more about how we are achieving Success Together.

Chemistry Summer Internship: Applied Research

A day in the life

  • Prepare samples for analysis and operate test equipment with minimal supervision
  • Collect data and assist in interpreting results and provide recommendations
  • Maintain an accurate and legible laboratory notebook
  • Communicate progress and results to staff, sponsors and customers
  • Capture research project in written report(s) and final presentation
  • Maintain a clean and safe workspace, supporting Lubrizol environmental and safety policies
  • Full time (40 hours / week) during summer


Who are we looking for?

  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in chemistry from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2 years of chemistry course and lab work including completion of organic chemistry
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated organization and planning skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines


Benefits of working for Lubrizol

  • We have FUN!
    • Lubrizol hosts a variety of events and activities for the Co-Op and Interns. Past events include an Indians game, paid volunteering days and even a picnic hosted by our CEO! Exclusive events are planned for co-ops and interns so that all students have the opportunity to get to know each other outside of work.
  • You will grow professionally.
    • All co-ops and interns present their work at the end of each work session. This is an excellent opportunity to improve your public speaking skills and hear what other co-ops are doing.
  • Lubrizol rewards your hard work!
    • All co-ops and interns are paid a competitive rate
    • You're eligible for holiday pay for holidays that fall within your work period.
    • Housing assistance assistance is offered to eligible students.


With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio, Lubrizol is located in one of the largest economic regions in the United States. For the last seven years Lubrizol has been named one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio, and in 2016 was judged as the number one workplace by Northeast Ohio’s annual Top Workplaces survey. Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, Northeast Ohio is a vibrant place for people of all ages and walks of life to live, learn, work and play.  This region offers a little bit of everything for everyone - ethnically-diverse communities, affordable housing, award-winning schools and universities, world-class healthcare, indoor waterparks and zoos, ski resorts, museums, halls of fame, one of the longest water-fronts in the country, and the most concentrated square mile of art, cultural, education and health institutions in the nation.  From making your heart race at Cedar Point, to attending a professional sporting event or biking or hiking through over the 100,000 acres of state parks, to catching a Broadway show at Playhouse Square - the second largest performing arts center in the country, you can make it happen right here in Cleveland, Ohio.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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