Internship - Analytical Chemist
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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 12/30/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONOur R&D team is looking for a 2017 summer intern who is passionate about testing, measurement, and chemical characterization. If you enjoy working in a lab, learning from teams, developing test methods and supporting projects, this may be the position for you! Due to the ever-changing nature of our department, specific project details will not be known until closer to the intern's start date.
RESPONSIBILITIES*Take an active part in the evaluation of new technology or a novel application of technology in support of materials or product characterization projects*Assist Senior Engineers/Chemists on technical service initiatives with sampling, analysis, and recommendations*Develop and integrate product and process documentation ensuring consistency and accuracy*Provide project status and laboratory reports as required
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS* Pursuing a bachelor's degree Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.* Completed sophomore, junior or senior year of undergraduate course work and enrolled in classes for Fall 2017.* Completed coursework in analytical chemistry or hands on lab experience.* Experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS* Junior or Senior* Coursework in Quantitative Analysis or Instrumental Analysis.* Experience with microstructural analysis, separations, chromatography, molecular or elemental spectroscopy* Strong organizational, computer and communication skill* Willingness to learn new tools* Able to meet commitments and deadlines.* Enjoys working in a high paced team environment* Committed and passionate for results* Must have excellent writing skills* GPA of at least 3.0 at an accredited college or university
This position reports to the Research Manager and will be given a mentor.
The Johns Manville Internship Program is designed to provide challenging and fulfilling work in your area of expertise. We also offer additional opportunities from community service events, social outings, and intern seminars to allow you to give back, network, and gain a broader understanding of JM and its functions. We take a holistic approach to your development and are committed to providing a valuable experience for both you and the company. At the conclusion of the summer, all interns will have the opportunity to present their achievements to functional leaders at our headquarters in Denver, Colorado.
We encourage you to find out why interning with us is such a rewarding experience by checking out the internship page on our website and apply today!
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