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Job Requisition ID:  25092

Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2018 revenues of approximately $10 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit

Eastman is currently seeking candidates to fill our 2019 temporary internship opportunities related to technical degree plans such as Process Technology, Industrial Maintenance, Instrumentation Maintenance, Welding Technology and Power Plant Technology. Our internships provide students technical epxerience in the Chemcial Industry. Students get the chance to learn about Eastman as we learn about the students capabilites.  All of the theory you have studied can be seen in our plant operations internship roles while you build a network of professional contacts in your chosen field of study.  Our interns are paid competitive hourly wages.  If you receive an internship offer, all offers are contingent on the successful completion of our pre-employment screening. You must receive satisfactory results as determined by Eastman  on a background, physical, and drug screening.  Thank you for your interest in Eastman Internship opportuntites.


Applicants must do the following:

  1. Complete WorkKeys assessments prior to applying.  See minimum required scores below.
  2. Complete this on-line application - Answer all questions
  3. Electronically attach the following mandatory documents
  • Attachment 1:  Resume - Include on resume complete information on work history with job duties, dates of employment and reason for leaving
  • Attachment 2:  High School Transcripts or GED Certificate ( must supply even if you have also attended college or tech school)
  • Attachment 3:  College/Tech School Transcripts
  • Attachment 4:  Copy of DD 214 Member 4, if you served in the military
  • Attachment 5:  Workkeys Individual Score Report for all four tests 

NOTE:  You should receive an immediate email confirmation when your application is submitted; only complete applications with ALL MANDATORY DOCUMENTS attached will be considered. 


Education:  High School Diploma/GED

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Must be pursuing a degree within an Eastman validated or a related degree plan
  • Applicable 2-year Degree Programs include:
    • Process Technology or Power Plant Technology
    • Industrial Maintenance
    • Instrumentation/Electrical Maintenance
    • Welding


The following schools have either validated programs with Eastman or approved related technical programs:

Kilgore College Validated Validated new (Fall16) Validated NA  
TSTC-Marshall Validated NA Validated X NA  
LA Delta College-Monroe Validated X X X NA  
TSTC-Waco NA Validated X X NA  
Tyler Junior College NA NA X X Validated  
Panola College X NA Validated X NA  

Job Requirements:

Minimum WorkKeys scores of:

  • Applied Math – Operator 5; Industrial & Field Maintenance 4; Instrumentation Maintenance 5
  • Graphic Literacy – Operator 4;  Industrial & Field Maintenance 4; Instrumentation Maintenance 5
  • Workplace Documents – Operator 5; Industrial & Field Maintenance 4; Instrumentation Maintenance 5
  • Applied Technology - no minimum required, but scores are still a factor and reviewed by hiring managers


NOTE:  For Eastman to confirm your WorkKeys scores, you must attach electronically.

Eastman Chemical Company 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, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.

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