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Research and Development Intern (2024)

Do you want real, hands-on work experience in new product development or support? Is a friendly company culture, learning from industry experts, and social/networking opportunities what you seek? Are you interested in a company with a sustainability growth strategy, a focus on safety and health of their employees, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and gives back to the community? If this sounds like you, Eastman Chemical Company would be thrilled to talk with you further about a internship experience at the Kingsport, TN location. 
Our R&D undergraduate student interns work under the direction of a staff member in an analytical, research, or an R&D support group (such as lifecycle assessment or computational sciences). Benefits of an Eastman R&D summer internship include competitive pay, housing with other cross-disciplinary Eastman interns, inclusion in a technology intern cohort, networking opportunities, socials, lunch and learns, career mentorship, and options to participate in community service and other area events.
Responsibilities may include:
  • Working in a fast paced, results-oriented team environment to assist in developing new technologies to provide solutions to customers' needs.
  • Developing hands-on and in-depth technical expertise
  • Supporting new or established technologies for commercial products and processes that may include:
  • Experimental materials and techniques
  • Analytical measurements
  • Assisting with process optimization and new applications
  • Documenting experimental work in written and/or oral formats
  • Working safely and promoting a safe work environment.
Candidate Qualifications:
  • Enrollment in a four-year undergraduate university program, pursing an undergraduate degree in chemistry, physics, or biology (related majors may be considered)
  • Be a rising junior or senior.
  • Have problem solving, math and science skills and familiarity with statistical methodology. 
  • Hold a commitment to working safely.
  • Initiative and the ability to work in a team setting. Clear and effective written and oral communication is essential.
  • Be available to work 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday during the Eastman internship program.
  • Must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States now and in the future. (Eastman does not provide sponsorship support for this position).
  • Access to transportation to and from work at the Eastman Kingsport, TN site is preferred.
Job Location: In person based out of our Kingsport, TN location.