Mission: To passionately create innovation for our stakeholders at the intersection of chemistry, biology and physics.
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We launched The Sustainability Academy with the University of Michigan’s Erb Institute to help educate our employees about how to integrate our 2025 Sustainability Goals into our businesses and functions. Our first cohort of leaders presented their learnings and shared their project recommendations with the second cohort, which will soon begin training. What's evident is that in six short months, our students have become our teachers! Their project work is already making an impact across our company and is helping advance our sustainability goals.
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We’re for what goes after the equal sign. We are chemists. We are scientists. We are thinkers. Dreamers. Believers. And doers. We connect chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity.
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Dawn to Dusk
From dawn to dusk, Dow can be seen in virtually everything we do. This video highlights many of Dow's product offerings and how the power of science and innovation are enhancing our lives at every moment.
To passionately create innovation for our stakeholders at the intersection of chemistry, biology and physics
Maximize long-term value per share by being the most valuable and respected science company in the world
Our Beliefs & Culture
At Dow, we believe that connecting chemistry and innovation can generate new ways to solve challenges and exceed customer expectations. We believe that taking the extra step to be socially responsible does not hold us back, but instead sets us apart. We believe in the worth of our people, in the value of each individual employee and their differing experiences, backgrounds and perspectives. We believe in the power of difference. Every day, we strive to build a culture that embraces innovation, responsibility and diversity.
At Dow, we are committed to making our company a great place to work. We combine the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. We are accomplishing this by hiring the best and brightest employees who represent diverse backgrounds and experiences; and, who can deliver a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to Dow’s customers. As part of this commitment, and to recognize our employees’ outstanding efforts and contributions, we offer a compensation and benefits package which is considered top tier in our industry.
Top Tier Compensation
Our pay-for-performance compensation philosophy includes programs such as:
Dow offers attractive benefits packages that typically include the following:
Recognition and Reward
We recognize and appreciate the great work of individuals and teams at Dow every day through our:
Learning and Development
Opportunities include daily on-the-job learning, participation in global cross-functional project teams, mentoring, classroom training, online learning, participation in employee networks, and much more.
The Innovation Moment
Innovation is essential to solving the world's most challenging problems. At Dow, our experts are using science and technology to create solutions that are essential to human progress. Learn more.
We invite you to bring your passion, expertise, and experience and find the science to your success at Dow. Discover more about Dow, our careers, and the science to everything we do by visiting www.dow.com/careers.
Our career opportunities span a diverse range of disciplines. With a broad landscape of possibilities, you can explore multiple paths and carve out a unique and rewarding career at Dow.
Customer Service employees are at the forefront of our business. They build new relationships, strengthen existing ones and enhance the ease of doing business with Dow. Learn more.
Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) and Sustainability
Members of Dow’s Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) and Sustainability team work together to provide Product Safety Services for the company’s more than 6,000 products. Learn more.
Finance at Dow is a vibrant global community where our diverse group of top caliber people collaborate in an inclusive environment to make a difference in all that we do. Learn more.
Our Human Resources team provides Dow leaders and employees with best-in-class people processes, programs and services. Learn more.
Whether working on emerging technology or in established areas, Dow IT professionals help solve business challenges and enable growth with information technology. Learn more.
Dow’s Legal Department is comprised of attorneys, paralegals and patent agents who provide counsel to our company on a wide range of legal and ethical issues. Learn more.
Manufacturing & Engineering
Our Manufacturing & Engineering (M&E) organization ensures that products are made in a safe, environmentally responsible, efficient, and cost effective manner. Learn more.
Marketing & Sales
Our Marketing & Sales teams collaborate with thousands of customers, markets and industries to bring innovative solutions and science to millions of households all over the world. Learn more.
Public Affairs & Government Affairs
Public Affairs & Government Affairs professionals at Dow play a key role in managing and enhancing the corporate reputation and opening up dialogue for change. Learn more.
Dow employs more than 400 people in Purchasing dedicated to delivering substantial and sustainable competitive advantage to Dow businesses and customers. Learn more.
Research & Development
R&D at Dow delivers innovative solutions to the world’s toughest challenges, and attracts some of the finest researchers from around the world to its state-of-the-art facilities. Learn more.
Employees in Supply Chain at Dow support the flow of materials into Dow for manufacturing, on-site logistics operations, and deliveries to our customers. Learn more.
The WorkPlace Services (WPS) function at Dow is responsible for the management of Dow’s real estate portfolio and daily operations of Dow lab and office facilities. Learn more.
The Music of Sustainable Chemistry
Just like in music, in science it's all about how you combine the elements to create something better. The scientists at Dow are making new combinations to play the Music of Sustainable Chemistry and creating solutions for a brighter future. Learn more.
Our solutions are reshaping our world. And at the heart of our solutions are our people. Our workforce is comprised of exceptionally talented employees. Each individual’s skill and willingness to work as ‘One Team’ makes us one of the most competitive companies in the market. They reflect the world in which we do business and the communities in which we live.
Dow is proud to join the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Representing 175 companies, 50+ industries and all geographies, our public commitment is driven by a realization that addressing diversity and inclusion is not a competitive issue, but a societal issue, that together we can play a critical role in addressing.
Every day, we are committed to building a vibrant, diverse and talented employee-base, investing in each employee’s growth and development through professional training and mentoring, community involvement and team building.
As part of our enhanced commitment to diversity and inclusion, our own Karen S. Carter has been named Dow’s first Chief Inclusion Officer. In this newly created role, Karen and her team will develop and drive global initiatives that promote diversity and inclusion, such as building supplier diversity and supporting efforts to hire, train, develop and retain the best talent. Read More.
I have been working at Dow (More than 3 years)
Flexible schedule and great opportunities to make and impact
None at all. This is a great company
Advice to Management
Recognize employees for hard work. Get rid of the forced curve
I applied through college or university. The process took a week. I interviewed at Dow (State College, PA).
I applied to Dow during their campus visit and got an invitation for the first round of Interview. Because I am away from campus, so they offered me a phone interview. The interview is about 1 hour and I presented my research first and then they asked me a few questions.