Alcoa is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina, and aluminum products, built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since developing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented Alcoans have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability, and stronger communities wherever we operate.
This co-op opportunity will involve material and process development for the Alcoa Technical Center. The work will potentially include but not be limited to ceramic powder synthesis, powder processing, materials characterization, materials processing development, materials performance testing. This co-op opportunity will span summer 2019 and either the spring or fall semester.
During this co-op, the candidate will be assigned a moderately complex project designed to contribute technologically to the candidate's assigned group. This project will involve research of current technology, assistance in experimental design, execution of experiment and the collection, organization and presentation of data.
The candidate will be accountable for the defined project as assigned by their supervisor. The work will culminate in an internal formal written report authored or co-authored by the student.
A sophomore level or above student in chemical engineering, materials science, ceramic engineering or science discipline with strong organization, math and writing skills.
A junior level or above student in chemical engineering, materials science, ceramic engineering or science discipline with strong organization, math and writing skills.
Minimum Education Required: High School or GED
Minimum Years of Experience: Entry Level 0 years of experience
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.