IT Enterprise Operations Co-op, Summer 2018

Job Locations US-SC-North Charleston
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Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. We believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results.


At Ingevity, we harness the bold spirit, innate curiosity and remarkable ingenuity of our people to develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads last longer, and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.


Already a leader in markets in which we compete, we leverage our deep technical expertise and knowledge of our customers’ industries to turn complex challenges into powerful possibilities and value-added solutions. We prize creativity and imagination and we’re always looking for a better, smarter way of doing things.

We know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us.


Our people are our most valued asset, and the foundation of our success. Interested? We thought you might be, and we’re so glad!

How you will impact Ingevity

This exciting IT Enterprise Operations Co-op provides the opportunity to work with a leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals and performance carbon materials. The purpose of this Co-op  is to provide real world experience to students with proven academic performance and leadership potential. Co-ops will have the opportunity for meaningful contributions to multiple host department’s business objectives while gaining exposure to multiple areas of IT. This position will be based at Ingevity’s headquarters in North Charleston, SC.

Key responsibilities will vary based on host department and can include:


  • Researching new technologies, creating proof of concepts, implementing projects and measuring/reporting results
  • Support Corporate IT Enterprise Infrastructure personnel to review and improve processes, ensuring that global operations run effectively and are meeting the global business needs of Ingevity
  • Work with team leads in IT Security, IT Enterprise Applications, IT End User Services in areas of testing and process documentation/improvements
  • Work with various teams on testing infrastructure integration with various applications, systems, processes and security


By the end of your assignment, our mission is to have positively impacted your curriculum and career goals in preparation for life after college.

What you need to succeed

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8+
  • Availability to work 15-20 hours per week, Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Completed at least 2 years of a related academic program prior to the start of the Co-op
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as exceptional organizational skills
  • Drive to research new technologies
  • Analytical and creative problem solving abilities
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships in a cross functional team environment
  • Technical aptitude, a hands-on mindset and software proficiency in Microsoft 0365
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexibility to travel: under 5%

About us

Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us.
With about 1,500 employees worldwide, we operate in 13 countries and serve customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.
Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.


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