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 Rotational Program

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 Development Program

New college graduates 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.

MBA - Finance Development Program

The Finance Leadership Development Program provides 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.

Human Resources Rotational Development Program

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 you'll want to consider joining the Dow Human Resources Rotational Assignments Program. 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.

MBA - Finance Leadership Development Program

Dow Finance offers many diverse opportunities for professional growth. Upon completion of the program, employees will be placed in a non-rotating position based on available jobs and the individual's area of preference and performance. Learn more.

MBA - General Management Program

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


  • 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

MBA – Marketing Assignments Program

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.

MBA - Sustainability Leadership Program

The MBA Sustainability Leadership Internship Program at Dow provides a unique laboratory for catalyzed learning around real-world projects and challenges facing industry. The 12 week program is designed to be more than just a summer internship experience. It provides exceptional MBA students an opportunity to bring new ideas and insights to the needs of a changing global marketplace while developing a pipeline of future leaders of sustainability. You will build relationships, enhance your knowledge base and lay the foundation for long-term career opportunities. Learn more.

MBA - Treasury Leadership Development Program

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. The Treasury MBA Leadership Development Program provides opportunities to MBA graduates and current students in Finance who are passionate about Treasury. Learn more.

Public Affairs & Goverment Affairs Development Program

Dow's Public 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 journalism, communication, public relations, marketing, advertising, business or related disciplines and prior relevant work experience, such as an internship. At the end of the rotational program, the Public Affairs Development Program alumnus will be placed in a career position, based on available jobs and the individual's preference and performance. Learn more. Learn more.

Research Assignments Program

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, China and Europe. Learn more.

Supply Chain Rotation Program

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.