Chemical Engineering Interns

BattelleColumbus, OH

15 days ago


Job Title

Chemical Engineering Intern - Summer 2024

Job Location

Columbus, Ohio

Job Overview

At Battelle, we are looking for a talented Chemical Engineering Intern to join our Energy Division team. This paid position offers up to 40 hours per week of hands-on learning and exciting projects. You'll have the opportunity to make a real impact and contribute to solving some of humanity's most pressing challenges. As an intern at Battelle, you'll be an integral part of our teams and will be treated as a valued member. We value individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences, and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply.


  • Hourly pay
  • Up to 40 hours per week
  • Beginning in May 2024


As a Chemical Engineering Intern at Battelle, your responsibilities may include:

  • Conducting laboratory and pilot scale testing following established procedures
  • Drafting test plans and operating laboratory and bench scale test equipment
  • Analyzing and reporting technical data
  • Performing modeling to support process design and scale-up
  • Assisting with research on new technologies in areas such as rare earth element recovery, carbon capture, hydrogen technologies, and chemical processing.


To be considered for this position, you must meet the following qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in an ABET-accredited Chemical Engineering program
  • At least 18 months of college experience completed
  • Related work experience (paid or unpaid) in the engineering discipline
  • Experience working in a lab environment, including preparing, conducting, and documenting tests
  • Familiarity with ChemCAD or Aspen modeling software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Positive attitude and eagerness to take on technical challenges
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be a US person as defined by US export laws

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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 Columbus, OH | $3,112/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,310

  • Miscellaneous$866

  • Food$415

  • Transportation$261

  • Utilities$260


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