The Dow Chemical Company │ SCI Scholars Internship

Summer 2015

Sponsoring Company: The Dow Chemical Company

Location: Midland, MI

Preferred Course of Study: Chemical Engineering

Organizational Unit: Manufacturing and Engineering – Dow AgroSciences

Stipend/salary (10 weeks): $9,600

Additional Support: $2,000 travel stipend and subsidized housing available


  • Current junior
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5

Internship Description

Dow AgroSciences (DAS), a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, is committed to increasing crop productivity through higher yields, better varieties, and more targeted pest management control. DAS products and services are designed to solve pressing crop production problems for our customers, boosting agriculture productivity to maximum sustainable levels to keep pace with the growing needs of our world's rapidly expanding population.

Dow AgroSciences is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company.

The student will be expected to provide general support for the production engineers in a Midland Dow AgroSciences manufacturing plant. Examples of tasks might include, but are not limited to:

  • Create operating discipline and provide training to operations personnel.
  • Collect and analyze process data to document process capabilities & asset utilization.
  • Identify process limitations and propose/implement strategies to reduce or eliminate such limitations.
  • Execute small expense projects to improve the operating efficiency of the plant.
  • Document expected responses to process control alarms.
  • Generate process knowledge to maintain or improve product quality, energy efficiency, & production rates.
  • Participate in plant Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) programs.
  • Maintain & improve the EH&S performance of the plant.

How to Apply

To apply for this internship, please submit the following documents:

Application Form

Complete the application form (requires CV/resume). Be sure to indicate your top 3 internship company choices.

Apply by December 19, 2014, midnight EST

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About Dow

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 the intersection of chemical, physical and biological sciences 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 2013, Dow had annual sales of more than $57 billion and employed approximately 53,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 6,000 products are manufactured at 201 sites in 36 countries across the globe. 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