We offer various rotational programs in a number of disciplines. These programs place recent university graduates on different job assignments which provide diverse experience and opportunities, allowing them to develop a broad range of knowledge and skills.

Business Services

The Dow Business Services Rotational Program provides graduates with a bachelor‘s or master‘s in Engineering, Science, Supply Chain, Logistics, Business Administration, or Information Systems or MBAs with a concentration in Supply Chain Management, the opportunity to gain exposure and work experience within the Business Services organization. Learn more.

Commercial

New college graduates with a bachelor's degree selected for Dow's six month Commercial Development Program will participate in a variety of account management experiences designed to build expertise while managing Dow's relationships with customers representing several millions of dollars of business. Learn more.

Finance

Finance Development Program for Accountants

The Finance Development Program for Accountants provides new Finance employees multiple job assignments in the early years of their Dow career as well as a diverse and varied working knowledge of Dow’s Finance organization. Full-time employees participating in this program will be assigned to challenging positions in the Controllers and Corporate Audit organizations. Learn more

Finance Leadership Development Program

MBA graduates who demonstrate outstanding leadership potential the opportunity to gain a broad set of experiences in Dow's Finance organization in the first 30 to 36 months of employment. The goal of this program is to develop leaders with the skills and experiences needed to excel and to contribute to our global organization. Development is provided through structured training, substantive rotational assignments and interaction with supervisors, peers and functional leadership. Learn more

Treasury Leadership Development Program

The Leadership Development Program provides opportunities to MBA graduates and current students in Finance who are passionate about Treasury. As a process driven organization, we aim for excellence and innovation in each of the key financial areas: financial risk management, funding, cash management, financial planning, credit risk management, corporate risk management and financial asset management. It is our goal to manage risk holistically across the organization by utilizing an enterprise wide risk management methodology. Learn more.

Human Resources

If you are a recent graduate with a talent and passion for designing and implementing people management processes that bring out the best in people, then consider joining the Dow Human Resources Leadership Development Program (HRLDP). This program provides grounding in several key HR areas and, at the same time, gives participants insight into the global Dow organization and culture through challenging assignments and broad exposure to all levels of the HR function. Learn more.

General Management

Program Summary

Dow is a solutions provider. Our aspiration is nothing less than to be most profitable and respected chemical company in the world. The objective of the General Management MBA Program is to create an accelerated path to senior leadership positions at Dow for a few exceptional people who can bring new ideas and insights to help drive solutions that reshape our world. Alumni of this program fill the pipeline of future executive leaders for our company.

Target Candidate Profile

  • Excitement about prospect of running a large international business
  • Aspiration to executive-level General Management roles
  • 5-7 years of work experience at an operating company; preferred
  • Ability to create and leverage network of contacts throughout Business School and professional experiences
  • Demonstrated community leadership
  • Dow’s General Management Interns are primary source for full-time opportunities

Internship

  • Exclusive Corporate Program
  • Work on significant “enterprise level” projects with access to top executives
  • Personal, assigned mentoring from C-level executives and Executive Vice Presidents
  • Relocation and best in class compensation package
  • Opportunities for international travel

Full Time Opportunities

  • Opportunity for $110-$200MM P&L responsibility
  • 2-3 key roles within 5 years, in preparation for general manager role customized to individual’s interests and needs
  • Performance-driven accelerated career trajectory
  • Opportunity to work in a variety of domestic and international locations
  • Above market compensation
  • Attractive work/life balance

Marketing

The MBA Marketing Assignments Program (MAP) at Dow provides an opportunity to challenge yourself and inspire others while working for a global solutions provider. Those successfully completing an internship in marketing are evaluated as candidates to join Dow’s 18 to 24 month MAP rotational program. During the employee's rotation, they will work on projects such as developing an understanding of market trends, needs and structure, developing new business ideas and shaping a hypothesis to create value, and conducting competitive analysis. Learn more.

Public Affairs & Goverment Affairs

Dow's Public Affairs & Government Affairs Development Program (PADP) allows participants to develop and enhance communication skills, gain valuable insight into the different communication roles and build networks in the function and across the company. The program is structured to provide three rotational assignments over a 12 to 18 month period for those with a degree in public relations, journalism, communication, marketing, advertising, government affairs, or related disciplines and prior relevant work experience, such as an internship. At the end of the rotational program, the PADP alumnus will be placed in a career position, based on available jobs and the individual's preference and performance. Learn more. Learn more.

Research & Development

Dow's Research Assignments Program (RAP) offers new Ph.D. scientists and engineers an exciting opportunity to explore different areas of industrial research and development in a two-year rotational training program at the beginning of their career. Of the approximately 6,000 people working in R&D, hundreds of Dow scientists and managers started their careers on the Research Assignments Program which has been in existence since 1982. RAP offers talented graduates with a high degree of initiative the opportunity to rapidly gain knowledge of Dow's technologies, products and processes and build a broad network of professional contacts across the company through this 24 month training program with no more than three assignments. Upon completion of the three assignments, RAP employees are typically placed in a non-rotating position with their sponsoring business. The RAP employee will be aligned to a leader within that business who will work with the employee on goals and an employee development plan for future growth and training opportunities. RAP is offered in the United States and Europe. Learn more.

Supply Chain

The Supply Chain Rotational Program provides graduates with a Bachelor’s or Master’s in Engineering, Science, Supply Chain or Logistics the opportunity to gain exposure and work experience within the Supply Chain organization. Learn more.

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