Process & Formulation Intern
The Scotts Company - Columbus, OH

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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company

(NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands. Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free work place.

Process and Formulations Laboratory Student Internship

This position is responsible for preparing and testing formulation prototypes under the direct supervision of a Scientist, Engineer, or Manager. Activities include the following:

Preparing samples in a laboratory.

Recording laboratory information and results in notebooks and databases.

Preparing summary reports from physical and chemical analysis.

Preparing for and assisting during full scale plant trials.

The incumbent will also be responsible for providing hands-on support for other activities as directed, e.g.

Planning, design, justification, approval and execution of expense projects.

Preparing, justification, and approval of capital projects.

Maintaining lab inventory and lab safety equipment.

Performing all project tasks in compliance with corporate Environmental, Health, and Safety principles.

Key Work Performed:
Prepares samples of developmental and commercial formulations.

Conducts physical and/or chemical analysis of prototypes, either alone or in conjunction with an Analytical laboratory.

Records laboratory information from preparations and tests.

Analyses data and draw conclusions.


Enrolled in B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry or Physics.

0-1 years Hands-on laboratory experience with standard laboratory equipment and procedures.

Familiar with laboratory equipment such as hoods, safety equipment, hot plates, pH meters, glassware,scales, and basic chemical reactivity (e.g. acids, bases, flammables).

Skills and Abilities:
Ability to use Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free work place.




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Scotts LawnService was founded in 1998 with the acquisition of Emerald Green Lawn Care. It is a division of the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company,...