Internship Intern- Chemistry
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Summer 2013 Internship. Intern will coordinate program efforts under guidance of a senior chemist. Activities will include participating in planning sessions, organizing work to be accomplished, submitting and coordinating work requests, assembling and analyzing data and writing and presenting the final accomplishments.
Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each):
60% – Assignments include chemical analyses, routine syntheses, tests and experiments where procedures are well established and guidance is readily available. 20% – Performs a variety of routine chemistry tasks that are planned to provide experience and familiarization with the chemistry staff and programs, methods and practices of the organization. 10% – Completes laboratory notebooks and writes reports to document findings in approved format. 10% – Coordinate assignments with laboratory support personnel.
Current college enrollment and completion of junior year in a Bachelor’s degree program in Chemistry or Material Sciences. Must have demonstrated understanding of chemical principles (Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Thermodynamics). Ability to perform higher order mathematics (Algebra II/Calculus) on a routine basis required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word. This position requires a good understanding and use of computer routines as well as good writing and communication skills. Understanding and use of process and analytical equipment pertinent to the appropriate application of skills is necessary. Must be able to work in a laboratory environment with chemicals and may be required to participate in the respirator program. Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status of a U.S. person.
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