Dow Chemical 2016-2017 Campus Internship - Packaging R&D in Freeport, Texas
Are you looking for a dynamic and energetic work environment, where you work with world-class professionals? Does the idea of being a part of a growing global company, developing new products to make a positive difference in the world, sound like the place for you? If so, then read on to learn more about the exciting internship opportunities in Packaging at The Dow Chemical Company!
Interns will have the opportunity to contribute to multiple projects touching different spaces within Packaging and Specialty Plastics Technical Service & Development group. Some of the Packaging and Specialty Plastics segments include Flexible Food and Specialty Packaging; Industrial and Consumer Packaging; Pipes; Rigid Packaging; Hygiene and Medical; and Laminating Adhesives. Project assignments may include completing a competitive intelligence study to benchmark our new product(s) in the market, leading part of an active processing project, working on a R&D “new-new” project with the possibility of IP generation, working on commercialization for a customer or contributing to a market-driven project.
Essential Job Skills
Must be highly motivated with the ability to change gears and work with different people throughout the organization and externally.
Able to prioritize, schedule time on various pieces of equipment and be comfortable working in a film converting environment and a lab environment (safety shoes, ear protection, eye protection, etc).
Strong computer skills, especially MS Office (preferably JMP statistical software and/or Excel).
Have a strong interest and/or experience with polymers.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Candidates must be actively pursuing a degree in Packaging Science or a minor in Packaging.
Minimum 2.700 GPA at your current university, is required.
A minimum requirement for a long term US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis.
**Reliable attendance is an expectation of every Dow employee, therefore student must be able to provide their own reliable transportation.
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. In 2015, Dow had annual sales of nearly $49 billion and employed approximately 49,500 people worldwide. The Company's more than 6,000 product families are manufactured at 179 sites in 35 countries across the globe. On June 1, 2016, Dow became the 100 percent owner of Dow Corning Corporation’s silicones business, a global company with sales of greater than $4.5 billion in 2015, 25 manufacturing sites in 9 countries and approximately 10,000 employees worldwide. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com .
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us , you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.
2016-2017 Campus Internship - Packaging R&D