Monday, January 23, 2017

Microblog: Minnesota Companies: Ecolab

Ecolab is another major Minnesota-based company.

What they do: An easier question might be what don't they do? Ecolab's focus is on providing clean and safe water and foods for people to consume. But they also are involved in many other things:
  • Restaurants, casinos, cruises, and hotels provide clean water and food to their clients with help from Ecolab

  • Ecolab also works with farms and in particular dairy farms, as well as veterinarians, to be sure animals are safe in the things they consume
  • Ecolab explores for minerals such as silver, gold, copper; and also finds supplies of sand and gravel

  • The company is involved in aerospace exploration, national defense
  • Energy is a primary focus of Ecolab's work
  • They are involved in building materials such as glass
Ecolabs have headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota, but also locations worldwide including other states, Canada, Australia, and Germany.
Here is the company website so that you can see how diverse Ecolab is, and all the different things they do:
What kind of degree or major would be helpful in working for Ecolabs?
  • Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Math/CPA
  • Ecological Science
  • Biology
  • Medicine
  • Geology
  • International Business
  • Law
  • Business Administration
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
for these types of careers:
  • Sales
  • Engineering
  • Hydrologist
  • Geologist
  • Hospitality (hotels)
  • Financial analyst
  • Communications
  • Warehouse
  • Manufacturing
  • Accounting
  • Interns
Here is their website concerning careers, including internships:

Keep Ecolab on your radar for an internship or a career. There are lots of different areas to choose from.

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