Modeling Center Intern – Champaign, IL
For ADM at Research Park
This is a seasonal position
The engineering modeling intern will use engineering skills to create models of industrial chemical and biochemical processes that are of current interest to ADM. These models will predict the behavior of unit operations involved in the production of bio-based chemicals, or other agricultural based products, currently used in chemical process industry. Applicants should be proficient at applying chemical engineering principals and knowledge to solve real-life, industrial-scale plant operation and process development challenges. The modeling intern will use modeling languages and environments such as Aspen Plus suite, Excel, Crystal Ball, Python and Visual Basic. The models will be used for process optimization and estimation and will help to guide process development design and decision-making. The position also involves extensive communication, both written and verbal, with other scientists and engineers at various ADM locations.
This is a 6-month position, which may be extended based on business need and intern performance. Full time hours will be limited to a period of 6 months, after which time any contract extension will be limited to part time hours (<32/week)
The ideal applicant will have recently obtained a Chemical Engineering or similar degree or be currently enrolled as a graduate student.
Candidates may also be currently enrolled with senior standing in undergraduate Chemical Engineering curriculum in Spring 2022 or earlier.
The applicant may work either full or part time and will be required to work a minimum of 20 hours per week, Monday through Friday with a minimum of 75% of hours being worked between 8 AM and 5 PM. Full time hours will be limited to a period of 6 months.
Relocation assistance is not available with this position.
ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.
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