Gerdau is a leading producer of long steel in the Americas and one of the largest suppliers of special steel in the world. In Brazil, it also produces flat steel and iron ore, activities that are expanding its product mix and boosting its competitiveness. It is also the largest recycler in Latin America and around the world it transforms each year millions of tons of scrap into steel, reinforcing its commitment to sustainable development in the regions where it operates. Gerdau's shares are listed on the So Paulo, New York and Madrid stock exchanges.
Our history dates back to 1901, when we started as a nail factory in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Today, our products are present in the daily lives of millions of people. Annually, millions of tons of scrap are recycled and turned into quality steel, which serves the construction, industrial, agricultural and automotive sectors. We believe our steel has the strength of transformation, and since the beginning of our history, we have aimed to transform lives. Steel turns projects into reality, developing communities and making them better places to live. By investing in people, processes and technology, the company is prepared for the changes that will inevitably occur in this dynamic global environment.
As a division of Gerdau, Gerdau Special Steel North America (GSN) produces high quality engineered carbon and alloy SBQ steel bars for safety critical applications used by the automotive, commercial vehicle, construction, agricultural, distribution and energy markets. With three special steel producing mills and a heat treating facility strategically located throughout the United States, Gerdau is capable of providing solutions for the most demanding applications.
Gerdau proudly offers internship programs, through which students can jump start their career with hands-on experience with one of the largest steel producers in the world. Working at Gerdau is an opportunity to be part of a team that is a benchmark in the industry in which it operates.
Duties & Responsibilities
An Intern with Gerdau must have an eagerness to grow personally and professionally, being a part of a global company with more than 110 years of entrepreneurship and achievements in the steel industry. This program is for individuals with high learning agility and willingness to adapt and develop continuously, who aim at consistently outperforming in a variety of settings and circumstances. During the program you will interact with team members from around the world. You will have the opportunity to learn on the job and work on ambitious projects that will further your development.
This internship will be working with our Melt Shop and Scrap Yard operations to reduce waste and improve efficiencies in various areas of the steel making process.
- Have completed at least two years* of a university degree from a recognized accredited college in Material Science, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
- Record of high academic achievement: Interns must maintain a minimum of a 3.0 out of 4.0 overall grade point average.
- Must be legally authorized to work full-time in the country of hire without requiring current or future sponsorship for employment
- Candidates much demonstrate leadership potential, strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, initiative, and problem-solving skills.
- Well-rounded applicants with leadership roles in student organizations or extra-curricular activities
Salary & Benefits
$18-$20 per hour
Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment. It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status. All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship
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