7 Pieces of Career Advice Melanie Kalmar Learned on Her Journey to Becoming CIO of Dow
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.
We strive to ensure our employees look forward to coming to work every day. Hear why Raheef, from our Global HR team, loves working at Dow.
Lean In and McKinsey & Company's 2017 Women in the Workplace report explores the experiences of more than 70,000 employees at 222 companies – including Dow – regarding gender, opportunity, career, and work-life issues, and provides organizations with the information they need to promote women’s leadership and foster gender equality. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQRA8
Maria Jimena joined Dow in 2008 as Commercial Trainee. From that moment, she has consistently been presented opportunities to develop both professionally and personally. Learn more about career opportunities at Dow http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQyHb
A native of Uganda, Stephen was adopted by a U.S. family when he was 15. Now, not only is he working toward his GED and college, he is also thriving as a Dow intern. From doing clerical work to filing samples in the lab, he is a valued member of the Dow team. Stephen is building the skills and work experience to help him succeed in his career. Learn more about career opportunities: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ0bn
Apprentice Eric Schmidt describes the value of our U.S. Apprenticeship Program – for him personally, and for the company. Hear his story http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ0NP
While building their careers, we encourage our employees to be creative and develop initiatives that will enhance their work environment. In this video, our own Matthieu Bandres talks about how this led him to launch a resource group for young employees. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ0Nv
Read how our own Kyle Hart, Plastics News Rising Star, uses the knowledge he gained studying materials science and polymer physics in graduate school to develop plastics innovations that solve sustainability challenges and positively impact society. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQlcZ
We are proud to be named, once again, to the Top 10 Best Companies for Leaders List!