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Summer College Chemistry Intern- Power Generation Central Lab

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Date: Oct 15, 2021

Primary Location: West Palm Beach, FL, US, 33407

Company: NextEra Energy

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Position Specific Description

Under direct supervision, this entry level technical internship performs and documents laboratory analyses in a safe and timely manner in accordance with approved test methods and NELAC/TNI/ASTM quality control requirements.

 

Develops knowledge and skills within a specific practice area. Evaluates, selects, and applies standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to perform a task or sequence of tasks for conventional projects with few complex features. Collaboratively uses judgment to determine adaptations in methods for non-routine aspects of assignments. Works on small projects or portions of larger projects.

 

Candidates must have cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher to be considered

 

 

Some of the responsibilities for our engineering internships are listed below:

  • Entry level technical position performs and documents laboratory analyses in a safe and timely manner in accordance with approved test methods and NELAC/TNI/ASTM quality control requirements.
  •  Generate reports of analyses and maintain computer database.
  • Maintain proper sample integrity, preservation and logs.
  • Properly manage waste generation.  
  • Job may include other misc. duties as assigned.   
  • Analysis / Lab/ Experience in one or more of Organics, Inorganics, Lubricating Oil is desired

 

Those pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry will be considered.   A strong computer science background in addition to Chemistry is preferred..   

 

ONLY accepting freshman and sophomore students pursuing their bachelor’s degree at this time.

 

MUST be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident. 

LOCATION:  West Palm Beach, Florida

 

Job Overview

To be considered for an internship, you must be actively enrolled at a college or university as a full-time student seeking a bachelor’s degree or higher. You must also have a current cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher (on a 0.00 to 4.00 scale).

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists department with assigned projects
  • Completes challenging projects and assignments
  • Presents final project to senior leadership at the end of the internship
  • Assumes responsibility for own travel, lodging, and transportation necessary to be available for the program
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High school grad / GED
  • Maintain active enrollment in a Bachelor or higher degree program
  • Maintain cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

 

Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Intern
Job Category:  Intern
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Location:  West Palm Beach, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Relocation Provided:  No

 

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

 


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