Chemical Engineering Intern
Ocean Spray - Lakeville, MA

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Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. is currently looking to hire a

Chemical Engineering Intern

for the summer of 2013! The Intern will work with our Research and Development - Process Engineering group in

Lakeville, MA


The Intern will conduct bench top and pilot plant experiemnets on processing related projects such as:

Fumaric acid solubility and suspension in high ( >40) brix juices for 1+4 beverage products

Spray application and drying studies for preservative liquids on Sweetened Dried Cranberries and Aw curves

On line color, brix and titratable acidity measurement for new cranberry juice blends

Pan coating of various flow agents for SDC’s, shelf life determination and design of test equipment for flow

Support hyperspectral imaging testing , data collection and analysis.

This is a great opportunity for an undergraduate chemical engineering student to gain hands-on experience working in a corporate research and development department.

This is a paid position – funded for up to 12 weeks during the summer of 2013. Typical schedule would be Monday through Thursday 8:00am – 4:45pm and Friday’s from 8:00am – 12:30pm.

What we’re looking for:
Candidates must be current college students majoring in Chemical Engineering. In addition to being a Chem E we are also looking for interns that are analytically oriented, have the ability to work with cross-functional teams, and have intellectual curiosity. Personality characteristics that we look for include confidence, passion, outgoing, friendly, positive, self-assured, and assertive.

What we’re offering:
Besides gaining work experience in your major - our interns enjoy working for a small company with a big brand! Our interns will tell you that they enjoy making a difference from their first day with the cooperative. You will have direct access to senior leaders and you will own your own projects. Working for an agricultural cooperative will provide you with a level of personal satisfaction that you may not get from working for a publically traded company. You will join a cohort of other interns and learn everything you can imagine about cranberries and grapefruit!

Compensation and benefits are high on everyone's priority list, so it’s high on our list too. That’s why Ocean Spray provides competitive salaries and a wide variety of benefits - including programs that protect your health and welfare, help you prepare for retirement and truly enable you to balance your work and family life.

Ocean Spray is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AAP/M/F/V/D.

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Ocean Spray is a vibrant agricultural cooperative owned by more than 700 cranberry and grapefruit growers in the United States, Canada and...