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Summer Chemistry Internship - Chemical Synthesis

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Date: Jan 5, 2018

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: Chemical Synthesis

A day in the life

  • Work with research chemists to prepare new compounds in the laboratory and develop structure-performance relationships or models that correlate structure to multiple performance criteria.
  • Assist in tabulating, interpreting and communicating the results to staff, sponsors, and customers.
  • Follow safe laboratory procedures to prepare organic and /or organometallic, and/or polymeric chemicals.
  • Accurately record data in the laboratory notebook.
  • Communicate the results and finding to the supervisor and give progress reports to groups of scientists. 


Who are we looking for?

  • Academic Major: currently pursuing an undergraduate chemistry degree from an accredited college or university with a graduation date on or after August 2018.
  • Some familiarity with polymer and synthetic organic chemistry
  • Some experience in preparing and characterizing organic, and/or organometallic, and/or polymeric chemicals. (e.g. Organic Chemistry Lab)
  • Good communicator and interpersonal skills
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future.
  • Ability to work 40 hours/week during the summer of 2018 in Wickliffe, Ohio (please note that housing is provided to eligible candidates)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Excellent organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills

Benefits of Lubrizol’s Chemistry Internship Programs:

  • Rewarding your hard work!
    • Competitive pay
    • Holiday pay for holidays that fall within your work period
    • Tuition reimbursement assistance during work sessions
  • Housing assistance and relocation assistance is offered to students with a permanent residence that is 50 miles or more from their assigned work location(s)
  • FUN! We host a variety of events and activities for our students. Past events include a Cleveland Indians game, paid volunteering days, and even a picnic hosted by our CEO!
  • Grow professionally. All 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 and interns are doing.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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