Chemical Engineers

Sargent & LundyChicago, IL

3 months ago


Job Title

Chemical Engineer Intern

Job Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Job Overview

Sargent & Lundy is a globally recognized full-service architect-engineering firm specializing in power and energy. As a Chemical Engineer Intern, you will be part of a project team focused on evaluating and improving air and water quality control systems and carbon capture systems for energy and industrial applications. This is a part-time temporary position.


We do not provide relocation assistance for this position.


  • Assist the engineering team in executing project work related to air and water quality control systems and carbon capture systems.
  • Gain hands-on experience in maintaining and enhancing knowledge of industry standards, control system design, and new technology developments.
  • Contribute to project reporting, including tracking project activities and progress.
  • Work under the direction of senior engineers to support project tasks.


  • Must have an expected graduation date in Winter 2024 or Spring 2025 with a BS in Chemical Engineering from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program.
  • Solid understanding of basic chemical engineering processes, including mass balances.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Proactive and able to work independently with minimal direction.
  • Ability to identify and prioritize issues, create solutions, and meet deadlines.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, along with proficiency in PC skills.
  • Prior internship or co-op experience is preferred but not required.
  • Familiarity with ASPEN or similar process modeling software and Microsoft applications is a plus.

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Chemical Engineering41%

  • Mechanical Engineering15%

  • Engineering12%

  • Electrical And Electronics Engineering4%

  • Industrial Engineering3%

  • 114 other majors22%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • ExxonMobil
  • Dow
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Chevron
  • BP
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Chicago, IL | $4,214/mo

  • Housing/Rent$2,264

  • Miscellaneous$909

  • Food$439

  • Transportation$328

  • Utilities$274


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