Fall 2024 Commercial Business Co-Op

Houston, Texas, United States of America
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Job Description

If you aspire to challenge yourself, work with the best in the industry and join a successful team where you can make a meaningful contribution, then we invite you to join us at Ketjen Corporation, a provider of advanced catalyst solutions to leading producers in the petrochemical, refining, and specialty chemicals industries. Together, we can create a legacy marked by innovation, excitement, and energy.

Ketjen, wholly owned subsidiary of Albemarle Corporation, is seeking rising sophomore and junior college students to join our Fall 2024 Commercial Business Co-Op Program. The ideal candidate would be available to work full-time for 12 weeks from August 26th to November 29th at our Clear Lake Headquarters in Houston, TX.

Why choose to intern at Ketjen? We offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Three vacation days and company holidays
  • Social engagement programs
  • Senior executive leadership networking opportunities
  • Corporate housing (for those who meet relocation criteria)
  • Full-time conversion opportunities


  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience using databases to locate key information
  • Must be able to commit to a full-time schedule (40 hrs/week)


  • Seeking sophomore or junior level candidates (any graduation date between Dec 2025 - May 2027)
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's from an ABET Accredited University majoring in Business, Marketing or a similar discipline
  • Desired Cumulative GPA 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale


Job Responsibilities for the Commercial Business Co-Op includes one or more of the following:

  • Setup a database that can be updated monthly and used by members of the Commercial team to track competitive intelligence.
  • Consolidate ad hoc reporting into a useable format for business, marketing and sales related activities.
  • Create dashboards to be used by team and executive management to evaluate industry trends.
  • Establish Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to assess and score critical data used in decision making related to market selection.
  • Collaborate with teams across Ketjenā€™s global commercial organization.
  • Make an impact by learning from commercial organization and delivering insights gained from assignment.

We are partners to one another in pioneering new ways to be better for ourselves, our teams, and our communities. When you join Albemarle, you become our most essential element and you can anticipate competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and resources that foster your well-being and fuel your personal growth. Help us shape the future, build with purpose and grow together.

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