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Burns & McDonnell Chemical Engineering Intern - Food & Consumer Products (Downtown Chicago) in Chicago, Illinois

Description

Our Chemical Engineering Interns are responsible for performing tasks requiring the application of standard chemical engineering techniques and procedures. This includes standard design of chemical systems, correcting and updating designs, assisting lead engineers with various project duties, and other duties as assigned.

Opportunities for our Chemical Engineering Interns exist in multiple market segments and locations. Market segments include Energy, Environmental, Food & Consumer Products, Oil, Gas, & Chemical, and Water. Specific assignments and project work vary depending on the market segments and locations. Please see below for information on the Energy market:

Food and Consumer Products

Provide assistance in chemical engineering services in the food and consumer products industries. Various project duties including development of heat and material balance calculations, preparation of Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs), Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), equipment specifications and purchase packages, equipment general arraignments, piping layout and design, and development of construction scoping documents.

  • Assist with tasks that may include filing, scanning, data entry, documentation, Power Point presentation.

  • Assist with responses to general questions.

  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts by collecting and analyzing data.

  • Present solutions to concerns.

  • Research solutions to project concerns; analyze and recommend solutions to problems.

  • Assist with ad hoc projects as assigned by managers.

  • All other duties as assigned..

Qualifications

  • Pursuit of Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from an accredited program.

  • Currently enrolled, and in good standing, in a post-secondary education and/or technical certificate program in a field related to the work done in the department.

  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.

  • Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.

  • Actively involved in campus, community or other volunteer activities or organizations.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Basic knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office programs, including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Self-motivated and eager learner, aptitude to grow and develop within the field.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Intern

Primary Location US-IL-Chicago

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 213188

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