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 by Diversity Inc as #12 on the Top 50 Companies for Diversity. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Professional Development Program (PDP) – Environmental Engineering Class of 2020

Where the Chemistry Happens…
BASF’s Professional Development Programs (PDPs) were created to provide highly motivated, mobile-minded current university students an opportunity to enhance their professional and leadership skills through a variety of diverse learning experiences. Participants will contribute to real-world rotational assignments within different domestic locations. They will explore career options and develop technical and professional decision-making skills, while fulfilling specific business needs. Participants also have the opportunity to assess their capabilities, skills, and interests and gain valuable exposure to BASF’s culture, values, and decision-makers.

Program Summary:
APPLICATION IS AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS RECEIVING A BACHELOR’S OR MASTER’S DEGREE IN ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING BETWEEN DECEMBER 2019 AND JULY 2020.

  • As a highly motivated rising graduate, you will participate in a 24-month cross-functional program with three, eight-month rotations in various technical areas, including: Manufacturing/Operations, Corporate Engineering, Ecology and Safety, Maintenance, and Research and Development (R&D)
  • Your ability to be mobile will be critical, as this program is comprised of three, eight-month assignments, all based in separate locations throughout the U.S.
  • Successfully engaging across the business, you will be exposed to the leadership, technical, and scientific aspects of plant engineering, while also working in areas of safety and environment to uphold our high standards
  • Upon your completion of the program, you may be offered direct placement within the organization in a variety of disciplines in engineering and production
  • Potential start dates are June and August of 2020 with a required weeklong orientation conference in New Jersey in August 2020

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You… Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you-the whole you-in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

  • Enhanced career and leadership development, and value delivery to BASF through planned assignments
  • Development of your technical expertise and the ability to network at senior levels throughout BASF
  • A comprehensive program of employee benefits, including an award-winning flexible work arrangement and a competitive retirement savings plan
  • Formula for Success:

    • Upcoming graduates receiving a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering between December 2019 – July 2020
    • Demonstrated academic achievement (minimum GPA 3.2)
    • Commitment to relocate anywhere in the U.S.
    • Authorization to work in the U.S. now and in the future without restrictions or future sponsorship
    • Leadership potential
    • Active participation in extra-curricular activities and on-campus organizations
    • Bilingual is a plus
    • Previous internship/co-op experience is a plus

    Process: 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 interviews. Live interviews will consist of a one-hour interview with three BASF representatives.

    Candidates receiving a full-time PDP job offer will be invited to participate in a BASF visit on October 14, 2019. Additional details will be provided to applicable candidates.

    Interested in seeing where BASF is recruiting next? Visit https://basf.avature.net/events to get the latest information on our upcoming events and to pre-register!

    To watch a video and learn more about the Engineering PDP, please visit www.basf.com/universitycareers.

    Qualifications – BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

    Formula for Success:

    • Upcoming graduates receiving a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering between December 2019 – July 2020
    • Demonstrated academic achievement (minimum GPA 3.2)
    • Commitment to relocate anywhere in the U.S.
    • Authorization to work in the U.S. now and in the future without restrictions or future sponsorship
    • Leadership potential
    • Active participation in extra-curricular activities and on-campus organizations
    • Bilingual is a plus
    • Previous internship/co-op experience is a plus

    Nearest Major Market: New Jersey
    Job Segment: Bilingual

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