Job Description

Company Overview:

Westlake Epoxy, a part of the Westlake Family, is a global leading producer of specialty resins, coatings and composites for a variety of industries, including high growth and more sustainable end-uses such as wind turbine blades, light weight automotive structural components and future generations of aerospace composite materials. You will become part of a robust high-performance team, supported, developed and inspired to achieve your personal best. The health and safety of our employees and communities, and the vigilant stewardship of the environment and sustainability are of utmost importance and at the forefront of everything we do.

Westlake Epoxy’s Internship Program is an opportunity for Bachelor’s and Master’s students to apply their knowledge in a 4 to 12 months project within the Westlake Epoxy’s Sustainability Innovation Department. It is possible to combine the internship assignment with your Bachelor’s or Master’s thesis. The program will give you the opportunity to work on a project and to influence our research efforts directly. As you will be learning on the job, you will have a personal Mentor, who helps you with your assignment and supports in case of any question. If you are looking for an opportunity where you can demonstrate your ingenuity by solving real world problems, in an environment focused on sustainable and safe developments, look no further than Westlake Epoxy’s Internship Program.

Job Responsibilities

Your project targets the development of new sustainable products including:

  • Understanding state-of-the-art technology in the field, prepare and execute your project plan to achieve your goal, conduct lab experiments and related application tests and present your results to the team
  • develop a validation method for your project goal, execute the measurement plan, analyze the data and conclude on your research topic.

You will receive extensive safety training to ensure you are empowered to execute all activities in a safe manner.

You will be a team member of the Sustainability Innovation team. The assignment will help you gain insight into product applications of epoxy resins, while being immersed in day to day lab work, further developing your practical skills and give you an insight into the work for a leading global chemistry company.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Chemistry, Sustainability or Chemical Engineering Bachelor’s or Master’s student
  • Lab working experience
  • Safety Mindset
  • English language knowledge is required, German knowledge will be a plus
  • The internship has to be a mandatory part of the studies

Your Application

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