Allen Plant - Intern

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Date: Dec 2, 2023

Location: Blacksburg, SC, US, 29702

Company: Milliken and Company

Milliken & Company is a global manufacturing leader whose focus on materials science delivers tomorrow’s breakthroughs today. From industry-leading molecules to sustainable innovations, Milliken creates products that enhance people’s lives and deliver solutions for its customers and communities. Drawing on thousands of patents and a portfolio with applications across the textile, flooring, chemical and healthcare businesses, the company harnesses a shared sense of integrity and excellence to positively impact the world for generations. Discover more about Milliken’s curious minds and inspired solutions at and on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

As an engineering summer intern at Milliken, you will have the opportunity to apply engineering and safety principles in a manufacturing environment with responsibilities consisting of Chemical Engineering knowledge to projects within the facility. Our specially selected projects, which will be performed under the guidance and assistance of experienced managers, have the effect of reducing waste, increasing efficiencies, streamlining process with LEAN, troubleshooting issues, identifying cost savings and/or updating procedures.



  • Students must currently be enrolled in an undergraduate program with a Chemical Engineering major and have competed their sophomore year.  Preference is given to rising seniors for our intern process. 
  • The summer intern session runs from late May until early August.  Students must be available for full-time hire during this time.
  • GPA requirement of 3.0


Prior manufacturing experience is preferred.  Students will be provided a housing allowance or mileage reimbursement based upon the worksite distance from residence.  The standard work week consist of 40 hours, 8 AM – 5 PM.  Although the project will be individual in nature, students will collaborate with various departments and managers in the facility.  Interns will be provided a management sponsor to assist the student with the summer internship process and the project details. 


Milliken is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, including but not limited to lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran or military status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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