The Dow Chemical Company is seeking MBA students for marketing internships at our Midland, Michigan headquarters. The primary emphasis of these internships is value growth, whether through opportunity assessment, product/service launch, or customer/product optimization.
What is the Marketing Leadership Development Program (MLDP)?
MBA students entering Dow's MLDP as interns have an opportunity to participate in Dow’s transformational effort of increased market intimacy in strategic growth areas and to uncover unmet customer needs to drive our solution innovation development and execution. Students in this program will be assigned to a three month project either in strategic marketing, product management or new business development category. During this project, interns will be an active member of a Dow business and have opportunity to apply and further develop his/her marketing skill set. Successful interns will be evaluated as candidates to join Dow’s team for permanent marketing roles.
Typical MLDP intern projects include:
Developing understanding of market trends, needs and structure
Providing opportunity recommendations on new markets or industries to pursue
Developing new business ideas and shaping a hypothesis to create value
Conducting a value chain analysis for a particular market/industry
Creating value models to identify value creation of new product/service offerings
Project management leadership with multi-functional/multi-geographic teams
Participating in the implementation of a new business concept and strategic plan
Exposure to Executive & Senior Business/Marketing leadership
Digital marketing strategy and campaign engagement
We are looking for self-motivated individuals with a passionate energy to create value growth, identify opportunities and drive business innovation through marketing. Ideal marketers have an entrepreneurial mindset with strong analytical skills. Exceptional communication and collaboration skills are essential, as is the ability to work independently and lead change. Proficiency in financial analysis and value chain analysis is important and experience with creative business models is helpful.
First year MBA Students, Master's level students (after their 1st year of an MBA), or individuals who have graduated from an accelerated MBA program.
Current cumulative GPA of 3.000 or higher (4.000 scale)
Four-Six years of post-undergraduate work experience preferred
Experience with a manufacturing intensive organization, or within the chemical/plastics industry is preferred.
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving market-back 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 i...ncreasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of AgroSciences, Automotive, Building & Construction, Consumer, Electronic Materials, Energy & Water, Infrastructure, Industrial, and Packaging 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 2014, Dow had annual sales of more than $58 billion and employed approximately 53,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 6,000 products are manufactured at 201 sites in 35 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 www.dow.com.
Thank you for your interest in employment with The Dow Chemical Company.