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Polymer Internship in Carlisle, PA at Carlisle Construction Materials

Date Posted: 11/13/2018

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    Carlisle, PA
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Job Description

EPDM Development Internship

Carlisle Construction Materials (CCM), a worldwide leading diversified manufacturer of premium building products and related technology has an opening for an EPDM Development Intern, for the summer of 2019 at our Headquarters in Carlisle, PA.  This is a full time paid internship.

Project Summary:

  Project #1 will involve developing test procedures related to formulation and rubber processing on a lab and production scale for EPDM roofing membrane products. Project #2 will involve standardization of colored EPDM compounds related to track and safety surface products.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collecting process data and samples from production including trial materials
  • Monitor Plant trials as directed by the EPDM Chemist related to compound modifications
  • Developing test protocols for RPA (Rubber Process Analyzer) to evaluate the relationship between compounds and plant processes
  • Benchmarking colored EPDM granules to industry standards utilizing colormeter
  • Participating in various R&D meetings with production, suppliers, purchasing and marketing personnel


  • Candidate must be pursuing a degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Polymer Science
  • Must be in junior year
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA required

Additional Information:

   Some travel to Greenville, Illinois and Delphos, Ohio is possible. Production floor trials will be required.

Candidates must be available to work full-time the entire duration of the internship: May 2019-August 2019.  A formal presentation to an internal audience will be required at the completion of the project.


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