Overview

Dow AgroSciences seeks students for full-time internships within our research and development organization. Our internships are lab-based science positions and students will work closely with a senior scientist in an industrial setting. It is desirable that students have past practical experience in handling chemicals, operating laboratory equipment, generating and manipulating data, as well as relevant computer skills. Students are encouraged to be creative and take initiative, where appropriate, and will be granted latitude for discretionary decisions and independence of action within guidelines established by their supervisor. Students are expected to always operate in a safe and efficient manner. Good interpersonal, communication, organizational, teamwork, and time management skills are essential.
Intern Responsibilities:
  • Participate in all phases of research including planning, preparation, calibration, application, evaluation, and analysis with supervisor.
  • Adopt Dow AgroSciences’ safety culture.
  • Become an independent and proficient scientist or analyst by making novel observations, interpreting data, and drawing sound scientific conclusions.
  • Present project reviews throughout the summer and a final poster before colleagues and peers.

Qualifications

  • Organic chemistry internships are available to students that are currently pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree in chemistry (organic, analytical, or biochemistry focus preferred) and will be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate classes fall of 2017.
  • Minimum GPA 3.2.
  • Must have successfully completed first full year of undergraduate-level organic chemistry and associated laboratory course component.
  • Must be able to relocate to our global headquarters in Indianapolis, IN where our laboratory-based R&D facilities are located.
  • Must be able to work full-time (40 hours per week) during the timeframe of May to August.

About Dow AgroSciences:
Dow AgroSciences discovers, develops, and brings to market crop protection and plant biotechnology solutions for the growing world. Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, Dow AgroSciences is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company and had annual global sales of $6.4 billion in 2015. Learn more at www.dowagro.com. Follow Dow AgroSciences on Facebook, Twitter,LinkedIn, and Google+, or subscribe to our News Release RSS Feed.

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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.