College Co-op: Lab

Company Name:
Dow Corning
College Co-op: Lab
Job ID #:6120 Company:Dow Corning Corporation
Functional Area:Science Country:United States
Employment Type:Student Location:US - Michigan - Midland
Position Type:Student - Coop Shift:
Experience Required:Less than 1 year Education Required:Diploma
Primary Language:English Relocation Provided:Not Applicable
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We are innovative leaders, unleashing the power of silicon to benefit everyone, everywhere.
From our pioneering role in the development and commercialization of silicones, Dow Corning has grown to become a global leader in silicon-based technology and innovation.
Today, we develop performance-enhancing materials and solutions for virtually every industry in the world - from the green industries of solar and wind to electronics, personal care, textiles, construction, and automotive - and improve the daily lives of billions of people worldwide.
We're proud of what we make, and the safe, environmentally responsible way we make it.
Do what you love. Love what you do ... at Dow Corning.
From day one, you will be a valued member of our team, working with people from every country, culture and walk of life in a friendly, welcoming, and empowering environment. You supply the ambition and innovation. We'll supply the opportunity.
Our Total Compensation programs recognize and reward you for the skills and value you contribute to the success of our company. We've made it our mission to create a culture that helps you maintain a healthy, well-balanced work-life style.
At Dow Corning, your future isn't predetermined by us ... it's invented by you!
Position Description/Requirements
This position is for a student majoring in the physical sciences who enjoys laboratory experimentation. With guidance from an experienced chemist, the co-op will have responsibility for preparing and testing new materials. He or she will be trained to set up equipment, follow standard procedures and carry out routine evaluation of products under development. The co-op will also have shared responsibility for laboratory maintenance and housekeeping.
Preference is for a chemistry or physics major, going into sophomore or junior year. Familiar with basic laboratory procedures. Proficient with Microsoft Office applications. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Organized with attention to detail. Available to work at least 20 hours per week.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Must be currently enrolled in college and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher. Must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours during both Fall and Winter semesters. Must live within commuting distance to the MIdland site. Must upload most current transcript.
Additional Information
We offer a competitive compensation based on skill and experience as well as a flexible benefits package.
Education must be from an accredited institution or global university equivalent.
Dow Corning is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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