Internship Opportunities in Advanced Process Control and Optimization

ExxonMobil is searching for Chemical Engineering students pursuing a process control and optimization focused PhD program, for internship experience during summer 2018.
The work locations are ExxonMobil’s central engineering offices in Spring/Houston (TX), and petrochemical complexes in Baytown (TX) and Beaumont (TX).


During this applied research focused internship, students will gain exposure to the real-life challenges associated with innovative advanced control and optimization solutions for large, complex petrochemical processes. Appropriate blend of technology innovation and business impact of technology solutions will be a key learning. Preference will be given to candidates whose graduate research is aligned with ExxonMobil's R&D programs, and candidates who are at least midway through their research program.


Deadline for submitting the application is Friday October 13, 2017.

*IMPORTANT* This announcement is for a specific set of opportunities only. Students should take advantage of ExxonMobil Recruiting Team’s campus visits to pursue extensive list of opportunities that exist within ExxonMobil.


ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Instructions to Apply for a New ExxonMobil Job/Position  

1.      Open US ExxonMobil Jobs website in your favorite browser

2.       Search by keyword “6790” to find the “PhD Students Seeking Internship/Co-Op Opportunities” position, and click on the link



3.      Select Apply now


4.      Proceed to setup your profile.  Upon completion, you may get logged out. Log back into the system with your new password.

5.      Select “View All Openings”. Repeat instruction No. 1 – 3 to submit your application package.

6.      *IMPORTANT* - Once you have completed your application, please inform the following PhD Recruiting Team members that you have submitted your application on US ExxonMobil Jobs website.

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Kiran R. Sheth, Ph.D.,

ExxonMobil Research and Engineering

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