Jobs, Co-ops, and Internships

Current Job Opportunities in Chemical Engineering

Environmental Engineer with Delek US

Delek US has an opening for a BS chemical engineer to work in environmental engineering at their Delek US, El Dorado Refinery (formerly Lion Oil).  For a description of the job and required qualifications, click here.  Qualified applicants should forward their resume to Faye Brown ( or apply online at  Any questions should be addresses to Faye Brown at 870-864-1486.

Porocel R&D Engineer/Scientist

Porocel has openings for a full-time product development engineer (see attached job description) and an operations engineer in their Little Rock location.  If you are interested in either of the positions, send your resume/cover letter/unofficial transcript to Andrew Kincannon at, along with any questions about the company or position(s).  Andrew may be reached by phone at 501-812-9063.


Arkansas Teacher Corps

The Arkansas Teacher Corps is a service organization that recruits high-achieving, service-minded graduates from all majors and backgrounds to teach in middle school or high school classroom in the areas of greatest need across the state. We accept applications from all majors; no previous education coursework is required. Additional information can be found on our website at Feel free to contact us at or 479-575-6418 if you have any questions.

Current Co-ops and Internship Opportunities

Dow Chemical Seeking Summer Intern 2017

This summer internship program is a 12-week program that combines practical learning with on-the-job assignments to familiarize participants with the various technologies, people, and processes which drive the inner workings of the Commercial Organization. Participants will collaborate and work on project(s) that have direct applicability to Dow’s growth strategy and continued future success.  The program helps participants develop competencies such as business acumen, interpersonal skills, time and project management, and drive for results, as well as broaden their business perspective. To learn more click herePlease send resumes to Dr. Clausen ( no later than September 28


MIT Summer Internship

The MIT Materials Processing Center and the Center for Materials Science and Engineering sponsor a summer research internship program for rising junior and senior undergraduates in science and engineering fields. This challenging program brings promising students to MIT to learn and perform research in laboratories in a broad selection of materials science subfields. In addition to providing a stipend and round-trip travel expenses, we host presentations and group discussions on topics relevant to materials scientists, such as graduate school, careers in materials science, creating effective poster presentations, and management of intellectual property. At the conclusion of the program, the students present their individual research results at a poster session. The summer research internship, offered each year since 1983, affords students an invaluable experience in top-notch cutting edge research. Application deadline is February 10, 2017. For more information and to apply online, please click here.



 U.S. Department of Homeland Security Domestic Nuclear Detection Office Summer Intern 2017

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Summer Internship Program provides opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in projects at federal research facilities located across the country focused on helping DNDO meet its mission of “implementing domestic nuclear detection efforts for a managed and coordinated response to radiological and nuclear threats, as well as integration of federal nuclear forensics programs.” This program will prepare a diverse, highly talented, educated, and skilled pool of scientists and engineers to address issues related to national security and nuclear detection and to enhance the future scientific and technical workforce to be both knowledgeable and trained in fields of specific interest to DNDO.

Undergraduate students receive a stipend of $600 per week for ten weeks plus travel expenses.

Graduate students receive a stipend of $700 per week for ten weeks plus travel expenses.

Research experiences are offered at: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley, CA) ● Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore, CA) ● Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos, NM) ● National Security Technologies – Remote Sensing Laboratory (Los Vegas, NV and Andrews AFB, MD) ● Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Richland, WA)

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, environmental science, and more.

Application deadline is January 25, 2017 at 11:59 pm. For more information or to apply online please visit or email



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