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2022 Summer Internship & Co-Op Opportunities: Chemical Engin

at DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

At DuPont, we’re committed to creating sustainable solutions for the most complex challenges facing our world today.

From protective equipment, to delivering clean water and enabling smarter, faster electronics, we use our passion and proven expertise in science and innovation to make many of the things you use every day possible. In all these areas and many more, we’re working with partners to transform their ideas into real world answers that help humanity thrive.

Our core values inform every decision we make, every step we take, as we drive toward our purpose to empower the world with the essential innovations to thrive. Our premier position as a technology-driven innovation leader is due directly to our commitment to the development of our greatest resource-our people.

Join our team of fearless optimists. Let’s invent a better now, together.

The DuPont paid co-op and internship programs are designed to provide students with meaningful, hands-on assignments to learn and develop essential skills as you start your career. It’s here, during your internship or co-op, where you’ll gain valuable real-world experience that will prepare you to be a leader at DuPont.

By integrating classroom theory with practical work, you’ll work collaboratively with DuPont professionals on meaningful projects to deliver real-world results. You’ll develop a strong network of colleagues in diverse roles, helping you obtain insights that will inform future career choices.

To thrive in a complex and diverse world, we need to reflect, support, and nourish diversity – in all its myriad forms. Success depends on how well we build a diverse, equitable, and inclusive company with a strong culture of belonging, where everyone can bring their full, authentic self to work each day. Our co-ops and interns will have opportunities to engage with many Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion organizations within DuPont.

We’re looking for people who are ready to take on the most complex problems to improve the here-and-now. People who are curious, creative, ambitious, and ready to make an impact from day one.

Our US student program includes 10 to 12 week internships and three to six month co-op assignments. The scope and length of your assignment will vary depending on the specific site and function.

Join us and create the legacy you want to leave!

Position Specific Information

Chemical Engineer Co-op/Interns typically fill support roles in manufacturing and operations.

+ Manufacturing – Manufacturing Technical – Provides process, materials, and/or equipment engineering technical expertise to manufacturing operations to improve safety and production performance.

+ Manufacturing – Capital Projects – Performs engineering analyses, technical reviews, calculations, planning functions, scope analysis, general estimating, cost control and schedule oversight on capital projects.

+ Manufacturing – Automation & Process Control – Develops and improves manufacturing process control strategies and models, participates on automation projects, and supports implementation, commissioning, and validation of application solutions.

+ Manufacturing – Leveraged Engineering – Provides tactical and advanced engineering expertise in a leveraged consulting capacity involving the application of established technology and principles by focused discipline (i.e. chemical, mechanical, electrical, energy, facilities, process engineering).

+ Operations – Continuous Improvement – Leads or supports lean, six sigma, and other continuous improvement projects by applying methodology and tools in support of business objectives.

+ Operations – Quality – Analyzes ongoing quality performance of product and process data, summarizes performance for periodic process capability review by leadership and reviews customer complaint data to provide early identification of customer satisfaction patterns.

As a Chemical Engineer Co-op/Intern, you will have opportunities to do the following:

+ Adopt and follow DuPont’s core values of Safety and Health, Respect for People, Highest Ethical Behavior, and Protecting the Planet both on a personal and professional level.

+ Gain industrial experience that compliments your studies

+ Develop an understanding of DuPont Business and Functions, products, and customers.

+ Work in a dynamic, team environment that leverages the resources of our company.

+ Work alongside experienced manufacturing technology professionals to increase your learning and development

+ Develop an understanding of location specific manufacturing technology.

+ Participate in the co-op/intern program work-specific training and development.

+ Work in a business casual environment with flexible work/life opportunities.

Preferred Skills

We are seeking candidates that have a passion for developing experience through enriching assignments while delivering tangible results. Successful candidates are developing leadership capabilities, hard workers, creative problem solvers, have an intellectual curiosity, and thrive in ambiguity.

Other preferred skills include:

+ Outstanding problem-solving, analytical and interpersonal skills

+ Excellent writing/verbal communication and presentation skills

+ Accomplished computer skills including Microsoft Office applications and database experience

+ Strong work ethic and the ability to work in cross-functional teams to deliver concrete project deliverables in a timely manner

+ Data analytics a plus

Program and Position Requirements

The DuPont Co-op/Intern Program seeks top talent. To be considered for enrollment, candidates must meet the following requirements:

+ Currently enrolled as a full-time student, pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution

+ GPA of 3.0 or higher (out of 4.0 scale)

+ Geographic flexibility with work assignment and relocation

+ Legal right to work in the United States without restriction

+ No visa sponsorships

DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our Accessibility Page for Contact Information (http://www.dupont.com/global-links/accessibility.html) .

For US Applicants: See the “Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law” poster at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

For our U.S. Affirmative Action Policy, click here (https://www.dupont.com/content/dam/dupont/amer/us/en/corporate/microsites/now/news-articles/EEO%20Policy%20Final%20Version%20Oct%202020.pdf) .

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Job Posting: JC191446151

Posted On: Sep 04, 2021

Updated On: Oct 22, 2021