Chemistry/Chemical Engineering Intern

Department:  Research and Development
Date:  Mar 16, 2023

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.


FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter


Our internship program provides you with the opportunity to apply your knowledge in an R&D industrial setting. You will be assigned meaningful work on innovative projects and, while enhancing and developing your technical skills, will aid in solving real industrial R&D problems. This opportunity is located at Stine Research Center, Newark, DE.


FMC Research & Development, Formulations group is currently seeking an initiative-taking Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Intern to join our 2023 internship program. 


The successful intern will learn about various types of agrochemical formulations,  safe operation of laboratory scale media mills to prepare suspension concentrate formulation, learn and operate laboratory equipment such as particle size analyzer,  viscometer and density meter etc., to evaluate the formulations.  The project will evaluate alternate inert materials for their suitability in a suspension concentrate  formulation. As part of the project, suspension concentrate formulations will be prepared with inerts from different sources, aged as per the standard aging protocols and evaluated as per the standard methods. The project will give an understanding about various types of formulations, preparation of formulations, evaluation of the formulations as per standard methods, summarize the results and make recommendations.



To be considered for an Internship at FMC’s Stine Research Center, candidates must be studying at an accredited college or university and have at least a 3.0 GPA in your major.



• Qualified applicants for this internship opportunity will be pursuing a degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.

• Successful candidates will be rising Juniors or Seniors during the Summer of 2023 or M.S. /  Ph.D. candidates.

• Strong oral and written communications skills.

• Strong attention to detail.


At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department

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