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Internal Audit COOP

Date: Jun 26, 2019

Location: Columbia, MD, US, 21044

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 3587

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,900 people in over 30 countries.


Job Description

We are hiring a Co-op to work in our Internal Audit department who will report to the Senior Director, Internal Audit, located at our corporate headquarters in Columbia, MD. As a Co-op, you will have the opportunity to receive valuable work experience that will allow you to better define career and personal aspirations and will challenge you to find creative solutions to real life business problems. The program will run from August to December and be full-time (40/hr/week). 


By participating in this program, you will gain exposure to external and internal audits and risk management, gain SOX control testing, perform walk throughs and complete substantive and operational testing. 


This is a wonderful opportunity to gain experience for the Auditing industry by working alongside experts within the field of catalysts, business operations and materials. Our goal is not just to give you valuable work experience, but find talent for the next generation of Gracians.



Responsibilities include:


  • Support the way we conduct inventory counts and various internal audit requirements. 
  • Travel to various manufacturing locations and participate in inventory counts then complete workpapers required by audits. 


Housing and Transportation will not be provided. All of our COOPS are paid (hourly).

Required Skills


  • The Co-op must have a “can-do” attitude, a willingness to learn, and strong organizational and analytical skills.  It is highly preferred that you have prior experience in accounting and/or auditing.
  • An applicant must be entering their junior, senior year or a master’s degree program in Business Administration, Finance or related field.  
  • Candidates must have a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average.
  • *Transcripts may be requested as part of the interview process.
  • You must be able to work through mid-December 2019.



Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

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