Dow Chemical 2018-2019 Campus Internship - Research and Development (BS/MS) in United States

The Dow Chemical Companyhas opportunities for summer undergraduate intern scientists within*R esearch and Development *. Opportunities exist across the R&D function and are aligned with various organizations and business units in a variety of locations includingTexas, Michigan, Pennsylvania andmore. Interns will work with project teams to solvechemical- and material-related problemsthrough both fundamental and applied research. The types of projects span from product research to process research to application development.

The specific opportunities including project type, geography and timing are variable. Please apply to this job posting if you are interested in pursuing an undergraduate intern opportunity within research and development at The Dow Chemical Company. We will contact you when an opportunity that matches your background and areas of interest becomes available.


The purpose of the position is to help support one or two projects in R&D. The intern will partner with research scientists to drive these projects to completion.


  • Wear proper personal protective equipment (e.g. lab coat, gloves, safety glasses)

  • Attend and participate in group and personal safety programs

  • Provide technical support for multidisciplinary teams for both new product and capability development

  • Perform routine laboratory operations (e.g. prepare samples, standards, solutions)

  • Operate analytical instrumentation (e.g. gas and liquid chromatographs)

  • Generating, analyzing and summarizing data and documenting results in laboratory notebooks and research reports. Generating and maintaining documentation for the safe and efficient operation of equipment.

  • Utilize Excel and related software for data manipulation


  • Must accept safety as the top priority

  • Must have basic laboratory skills

  • Must be able to follow directions and ask questions

  • Computer skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Must be able to work well with others

  • Must be able to work independently

  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks at one time

  • Highly motivated and results-driven individual with excellent interpersonal skills


At times this person may need to lift more than 5 lbs but no more than 15 lbs.


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in the science field

  • Students must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.700 or higher on a 4.000 scale.

  • Experience and capability in handling chemicals in a laboratory environment is beneficial.

  • Successful completion of chemistry, biology or math (algebra) courses is desirable.

  • Training will be provided for this position

A minimum requirement for a 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 reliable transportation is required.

Thank you for your interest in employment with The Dow Chemical Company!

About DowDuPont

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The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

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:, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.


2018-2019 Campus Internship - Research and Development (BS/MS)


North America

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