Fall 2024 Engineering Co-op

Kings Mountain, North Carolina, United States of AmericaHouston, Texas, United States of America
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Be an essential element to a brighter future. 

We work together to transform essential resources into critical ingredients for mobility, energy, connectivity and health. Join our values-led organization committed to building a more resilient world with people and planet in mind. Our core values are the foundation that make us successful for ourselves, our customers and the planet. 

Job Description

Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) leads the world in transforming essential resources into critical ingredients for mobility, energy, connectivity, and health. Our highly experienced and collaborative global team of operators, scientists and engineers work with deep technological resources in world-class facilities to pioneer new ways to move, power, connect and protect with people and planet in mind. We are a leading global provider of bromine, lithium, and highly specialized solutions that responsibly advance a more resilient world.

Albemarle is seeking rising sophomores and juniors to join our Summer 2024 Engineering Internship Program. The ideal candidate would be available to work full-time for 14 weeks from September 9, 2024-December 13, 2024 at any one of our sites.

Please apply no later than July 1, 2024.

Please see the following available locations for engineering co-ops:
- Clearlake, Texas (Capital Projects)

-Kings Mountain, NC (R&D)

Please designate on your resume in your personal mission statement which department/functional group you would like to be considered for within our program (ex: R&D, Capital Projects) as well as location preference. 


Why choose to intern at Albemarle? 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 

  • Must be able to commit to a full-time schedule (40 hrs/week)

  • Prior industrial or manufacturing experience a plus 


  • Seeking sophomore or junior level candidates (any graduation date between Dec 2025 to Dec 2027)

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree from an ABET Accredited University majoring in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering

  • Desired Cumulative GPA 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale 


Job Responsibilities for an Electrical Engineering Intern includes one or more of the following: 

  • Provide technical support to electrical and control equipment in a chemical manufacturing plant 

  • Conceive, develop, design and/or implement improvements to plant electrical infrastructure, control systems and instrumentation 

  • Develop preventative maintenance programs for critical electrical and control equipment 

  • Provide technical service to include troubleshooting, pilot plant, lab work and/or technical coverage 

  • Provide technical support on Process Hazard Analyses 

  • Economic analysis, estimation and/or project execution 

  • Communicate with various plant groups to implement change 

  • Support efforts to increase production, reduce costs and improve quality while reducing environmental impact 

Job Responsibilities for a Chemical Engineering Intern includes one or more of the following: 

  • Process development and scale up from bench scale to commercial scale 

  • Plan and execute sample productions of new chemical products for application/customer testing and market development 

  • Guide and support process hazard analyses prior to scale up 

  • Develop speculative economics for new products and processes 

  • Develop and implement safety, quality, environmental and profit improvement projects 

  • Communicate with, travel to, and provide technical support to operating plants worldwide to implement improvements, troubleshoot problems, or help increase production, reduce costs, improve quality or reduce environmental impact

Job Responsibilities for a Mechanical Engineering Intern includes one or more of the following:  

  • Provide "hands-on" mechanical engineering technical support in a chemical manufacturing plant.  

  • Develop innovative designs and implement safety, environmental and profit improvement projects.  

  • Provide technical service to include troubleshooting, failure analysis and technical coverage of mechanical systems.  

  • Develop preventative maintenance and reliability programs for a wide array of rotating equipment.  

  • Provide technical support on process hazard analyses.  

  • Support efforts to increase production, reduce costs and improve quality while reducing environmental impact.  

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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