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Category: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Type: Standard

Location: Kansas City

Starts: May. 12, 2021

$ Paid
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It’s never too early to start searching for your dream career.  If you’re ready to apply the principles you’ve been learning at school in the real world,  Evergy is the place for you.  Hands-on experience is what our internship programs are all about.  Our programs offer students an opportunity to gain insight and meaningful experience while also allowing us to identify talented prospective employees.  Many of our interns go on to develop successful careers at Evergy.

As an intern,  you’ll have real responsibilities,  and you’ll work on productive assignments with actual business interactions.  We know that you work hard,  so we help you play hard while you are here.  We provide a number of intern events throughout the summer to burn some extra energy,  including volunteer events,  power plant tours,  lunch and learns,  and more.

PAY RANGE:  $17.00-  $20.00

Scheduled Work Hours:  Monday -  Friday,  6:30 a.m.  -  5:00 p.m. 


Intern Description:

As a Chemistry intern,  you will spend time in the field observing various functions of a nuclear plant chemist,  which include sampling various plant systems as well as performing a variety of sample analysis in the laboratory.  There will be opportunities to use your skills in software programs,  such as excel to assist the department in streamlining processes.   In addition,  the Chemistry summer intern will attend routine chemistry meetings and review plant technical documents to gain a better understanding of nuclear power.

Job tasks include but not limited to:

  • Provide general assistance on basic chemistry tasks
  • Assist with the development of computer programs to reduce chemistry burden and improve efficiencies within the department
  • Assist chemistry technicians with sampling and analysis evolutions in the plant


Education and Experience Requirements:

Candidates must be currently enrolled in a university and completed 60 hours or more of college hours,  classified as a junior or senior,  and is enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours in a chemistry curriculum accredited by the accreditation board for American Chemical Society (ACS).

 Skills,  Knowledge and Abilities Required:

  • Must be dependable,  self-motivated,  and detail-oriented and have excellent organizational.
  • Must possess the ability to work and communicate effectively with other company personnel.
  • Proficiency in word processing,  spreadsheets and databases preferred. 
  • Must be able to handle multiple priorities and operate efficiently and effectively in high stress environment.

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