At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
We are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2019 and Diversity Inc as #12 on the Top 50 Companies for Diversity. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens…
We are seeking highly motivated, mobile-minded, students ready to take their careers to the next level. Our rotational programs combine hands-on experience with unparalleled networking opportunities designed to accelerate your career development at BASF.
APPLICATION IS AVAILABLE TO FIRST YEAR MBA STUDENTS.
As a highly motivated graduate student, you will participate in a 10 to 12-week internship based out of our Florham Park-NJ, Iselin-NJ, Charlotte-NC, Research Triangle Park-NC, Southfield-MI or Houston-TX offices.
Interns will complete various projects in their field of expertise, designed and planned to enhance your career development and deliver immediate value to BASF
Projects may include preparing operational plans, break-even analysis, acquisitions, and divestitures
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…
We offer students the opportunity to spend a summer working at a North American BASF site within the U.S. This program also offers MBA students the ability to apply their education and background to challenging assignments to build general management skills.
Enhanced career and leadership development, and the opportunity to explore possible career tracks within the company
Development of your expertise and the ability to network at senior levels throughout BASF and establish mentoring relationships that could span across your whole career
The opportunity to join our Talent Pipeline for consideration of future opportunities within the organization including the Fulltime MBA Leadership Development Program
Join us on campus! We’ll be recruiting at the following events:
National Black MBA – Houston, TX
9/26 – 9/27 – Intern MBA LDP Interviews
University of Michigan - Ross
September 10th – Company Presentation
January 2020 – Intern MBA LDP Interviews
University of North Carolina – Kenan-Flagler
9/17 – Company Presentation
9/20 – Networking Forum
January 2020 – Intern MBA LDP Interviews
Prospanica – Orlando, FL
10/31 – 11/1 – Intern MBA LDP Interviews
*Note: Dates are subject to change.
If selected for an interview, the process for this role may include a one-way recorded HireVue interview, as well as live in-person or virtual interview. Live interviews will consist of a one-hour panel interview with two - three BASF representatives.
Interested in seeing where BASF is recruiting next? Visit www.basf.com/universitycareers to get the latest information on our upcoming events and to pre-register!
Formula for Success:
1st-year MBA students pursuing a career in General Management.
Maximum of 6 years of work experience prior to pursuing MBA.
Demonstrated academic achievement.
Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Outstanding work ethic.
Ability to work in a technical environment.
Undergraduate Business or Technical Degree preferred (e.g. Chemistry, Engineering).
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.