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2019-2020 Campus Intern- Information Research
Dow Chemical Company | Midland, Michigan
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Job Description

Dow has opportunities in Midland, MI or Lake Jackson, TX for IT Specialist Interns within the Information Research group. Information Research accelerates discovery in R&D by building and leveraging new tools and applications for researchers and decision makers.

We seek a highly motivated students who will learn all facets of IT including software development and analysis and collaborate with software architects and material science researchers to develop and install/configure software and database systems. We need someone who can learn quickly, work well both in teams and independently and is passionate about exploring new IT technologies.

Duties and responsibilities include:

* Write robust, maintainable code to develop user-friendly front-end and/or back-end applications.
* Solve complex problems by analyzing & designing new applications or adopting/integrating existing systems based on requirements gathered from scientists and researchers.
* Create architectural designs for systems to meet evolving needs.
* Explore new patterns in IT development and lead efforts to adopt them.
* Develop Proof of Concept projects to test application of new technologies.
* Uplift existing core applications to modern platforms.
* Work with a variety of people, both in person and virtually.

Seeking candidates with the following:

* Excellent programming skills. Experience with object-oriented programming languages, preferably C#, and JavaScript, ideally Aurelia framework.
* Familiarity with data structures and algorithms as well as feature definition, design and feasibility.
* Solid understanding of software design patterns and principles.
* Experience with source control and continuous integration/continuous deployment discipline.
* Experience with SQL, NoSQL or Graph databases.
* Excellent communication skills.
* Familiarity with the research science lab environment and workflows is a plus, but not required
* Must be a team player - will work across geographic boundaries with project leadership, other Subject Matter Experts, Support Network, and client base.

Required Qualifications:

* Currently pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or a related discipline.
* Students must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.700 or higher on a 4.000 scale.
* A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines one of the broadest technology sets in the industry with asset integration, focused innovation and global scale to achieve profitable growth and become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company. Dow's portfolio of performance materials, industrial intermediates and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for our customers in high-growth segments, such as packaging, infrastructure and consumer care. Dow operates 113 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 37,000 people. Dow delivered pro forma sales of approximately $50 billion in 2018. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us, you may call us at +1 833-My Dow HR and select Option 0, then press *.

About Dow Chemical Company

The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) is a diversified chemical company that offers a range of chemical, plastic and agricultural products and services. The Company is engaged in the manufacture and sale of chemicals, plastic materials, agricultural and other specialized products and services. It services customers in approximately 160 countries, helping them to provide from fresh water, food and pharmaceuticals to paints, packaging and personal care. The Company has 150 manufacturing sites in 35 countries and produces approximately 3,100 products. Dow operates in six segments: Performance Plastics, Performance Chemicals, Agricultural Sciences, Basic Plastics, Basic Chemicals, and Hydrocarbons and Energy. The Company is also engaged in the property and casualty insurance and reinsurance business primarily through its Liana Limited subsidiaries. In April 2008, The Dow Chemical Company announced that it has opened a silicone rubber plant in Zhangjiagang, in Jiangsu Province, China.

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