Dow Chemical 2016-2017 Campus Internship - Business Development Germany in Hessen, Germany

The Dow Chemical Company is offering great business career opportunities in a global and international environment. It also offers Internships as a way for young professionals to get introduced to the Company, and for the Company to identify potential talents. Dow currently proposes anInternship Business Development Germany (m/f) to be based inSchwalbach (Frankfurt/Main area), Germany.

Commercial Discipline @Dow EMEAI provides Businesses in Dow with support, expertise, skills development and innovative approaches in all Innovation and Growth Management areas, within The Europe Middle East, Africa and India (EMEAI) Region. The German Management department focuses particularly on growth and new business development in Germany.

The current internship position is aligned to the German Management/ Regional Growth.

During the6 monthsof the internship, Candidates may participate and lead their own projects in the areas of business development, by

  • Conducting strategic market analysis to assess Germany regarding various markets and businesses

  • Monitor and follow-up on growth and cross-selling projects with respective Dow businesses

  • Performing market share studies of particular businesses in Germany

Interns will also be offered the possibility, under the guidance of Regional Growth Leader, to participate and take ownership of relevant parts of the project for various Dow Businesses.

Duration of the internship: 6 months. Starting date as soon as possible (exact date to be determined)

During the internship, participants will be offered the possibility to:

  • Explore and gain understanding of a variety of Dow businesses, industries, markets, customers, and of the sales and marketing functions at Dow.

  • Demonstrate and develop their skills in secondary and primary Market Research, Project Management, Communication, Networking, organization of own activities, time/priorities management, documentation, reporting and presentation.

  • Get Coaching and Mentoring from experienced colleagues

  • Get exposure to experienced sales and marketing professionals

  • Get experience of work in a global environment

You can start in Q1 for a period of 6 months (exact timing to be discussed). You will be remunerated.

Required Qualifications and Abilities:

  • Currently working towards a Master’s Degree or equivalent, in a technical or Marketing & Sales field. A double (technical and commercial) education may be an advantage. The offer is not limited to graduation year students, more junior candidates may be considered too, based on their talents and competencies.

  • Professional level of computer literacy is required. Proficiency in English is an essential prerequisite; fluency in German is mandatory, some knowledge of another EMEAI language might be an advantage. Good communication skills (face to face and virtual, verbal and written) are needed, and will be further developed during the internship; the ability to operate in a diverse environment, and as part of virtual/remote teams, is essential.

  • Candidates are expected to be self-motivated, self-directed while staying focused on the objective, fast learners, independent contributors with a strong taste and ability to cooperate and share, creative problem solvers with a clear orientation towards results and actual implementation/realization.

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 49,000 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: http://www.dow.com/.

/At Dow, an equal opportunity employer, interns are an important part of the team. So if you are a university student, Dow’s paid internships provide invaluable on-the-job training and networking opportunities./

/Dow offers challenging and rewarding projects to talented students./

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/Dow values the benefits that diversity of thought can bring to its organization. It is looking for the individual best suited for this role regardless of their nationality, origin, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age/.

If you are interested in working in an internationally leading company, we are looking forward to your application (cover letter, C.V., relevant certificates/letters of reference, current certificate of enrollment) online.

For further questions, please contactStefanie Boos(Regional Business Development 49 6196 56 6364).

Title:

2016-2017 Campus Internship - Business Development Germany

Location:

Germany-Hessen-Schwalbach

Requisition ID:

1607941