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R&D Chemist Intern - Summer 2024

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Nov 23

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Summer Internship

Research & Development, Science‚ÄĘChicago


  • The R&D Chemist Intern position at ITW Specialty Films Division is a dynamic role for a rising senior who is interested in learning more about the concepts and practices of performing technology investigations, including Market and IP characterization, as well as providing immersion into the field of analytical testing. The position will involve the combination of primary/secondary research, analysis, interpretation, product testing, and reporting on assigned topics. This position will be based out of our manufacturing plant in Chicago Heights, IL from mid-May to the beginning of


  • School Enrollment: A rising senior who is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related technical field
  • Office Suites: Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Critical Thinking & Decision Making: Ability to make logical and sound decisions and ability to know when to act independently and when to seek assistance.
  • Safety First Mentality: Understands the importance of safety in operations and a lab environment; must maintain a safety mindset at all times
  • Curiosity & Learning Orientation: Actively identifying new areas for learning and applying newly gained knowledge/skill on the job.
  • Drive to Excel: Driven to succeed and willing to go the extra mile. Perseveres in the face of obstacles and challenges.
  • Interpersonal Skills & communication: Ability to work collaboratively and partner well with others, express oneself verbally and in writing, and listen well.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development


  • Formulate chemistries under supervision. Mix and test formulations and report results.
  • General lab testing, read samples, and enter data into system as necessary.
  • Maintain accurate records of experiments or process
  • Follow all quality procedures and safety rules.
  • Lab maintenance of equipment and materials. Work area must be kept in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Keep updated in the field by reading technical literature, attending lectures, and industry seminars.


Work type

Full time

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