The Dow Chemical Company’s Research and Development Information Research organization has exciting and challenging opportunities for summer internships.
Information Research function is focused on making Dow Research and Development the best at using information technology for a competitive advantage. This position is aligned to the Research Computing department.
Areas of focus will include all facets of software development, or robotics and lab automation. As a software developer intern in Dow research and development, you will develop next- generation applications that enable research at Dow Chemical. Software developers dive deep into code and work as part of a team of programming experts who solve problems and build powerful new tools for researchers and R&D decision makers. You will collaborate with software architects and chemical researchers to develop software and database systems. As an intern in robotics and lab automation group, you will be working on the latest cutting edge technologies.
Seeking candidates with the following:
  • Excellent programming skills. Experience with object oriented programming languages, preferably  C++, C# or Java.
  • Familiarity with data structures and algorithms as well as feature definition, design and feasibility
  • Familiarity of databases
  • Ability to translate technical specifications into working code, and solve complex problems with consideration of the end user experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be a team player – will work across geographic boundaries with project leadership, other Subject Matter Experts, Support Network, and client base.


Currently enrolled and pursuing at least a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
An overall minimum cumulative GPA of 2.700/4.000, at your current university, is required.
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.

About DOW

At Dow, we combine the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. We are 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. Our integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers more than 6,000 technology-based product families to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture.