2022-2023 Campus Internship - Leadership Development Program (MBA)

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Position: 2022-2023 Campus Internship - Leadership Development Program (MBA)

Primary location Midland (MI, USA), Michigan, United States of America

Schedule: Full time

Date Posted: 07/11/2022

Job Number: R2034094

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Dow is looking for successful candidates for the MBA Leadership Development Program Internship who are currently pursuing a MBA from an accredited University Business School program.

  • Areas of emphasis: finance, treasury, corporate strategy, marketing and general management

The MBA Leadership Development Program is intended for a select few MBA candidates who seek a challenging and accelerated career path to senior business leadership in a global manufacturing company. The purpose of the internship is to mutually assess the fit for a full-time position on such a career path. To that end, interns will work in small, diverse teams to tackle high-impact, business-related projects aligned with Dow's strategy. Interns are expected to apply their prior work experiences as well as the methodical tools and insights gained from business school to deliver fresh, provocative, and actionable solutions. Equally important, the role of each intern is to network across the company to develop their own assessment of Dow, our culture and the full-time career opportunity. To help enable this learning, each intern will also be aligned to senior level leaders as advisers and mentors, and will participate in organized networking events.

Primary Roles in the Program:

  • Observe and recommend on enterprise-level (i.e. company wide) strategic issues, priorities, and direction.
  • Use of Porters 5-forces, VBM, and/or equivalent strategic analysis frameworks to assess Global Business Units (GBU's) and corporate strategy, valuation creation of current and strategic alternatives.
  • Participate as a member of the office of Corporate Development.
  • Possible travel and exposure to other regions/countries as deemed appropriate for project.
  • Candidate will have the opportunity for senior executive exposure and mentoring.

The ideal candidate for the MBA Leadership Development Program possesses the following characteristics and qualifications:

  • A desire to lead a large international business in a Fortune 50 firm
  • Strong critical thinking skills, demonstrating commercial and financial acumen
  • Comfortable in a "humble yet high performing" culture, requiring effective teamwork while also demanding a high degree of accountability.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and high level of Emotional Intelligence ("EQ").


  • Pursuing an MBA from an accredited University's Business School
  • Have prior experience with a global business
  • Prefer 5-7 years of work experience at an operating company
  • 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 global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. 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 opportunities in employment.  We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on www.dow.com.

Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities 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 or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.


As a 2022-2023 Campus Internship - Leadership Development Program (MBA), you will live and work around Midland (MI, USA), Michigan, United States of America:

Employs: 5,000 individuals
Our footprint: Global headquarters for Dow
Our city: Ranked in the top 5 for the Best Small City to raise a family in by Forbes magazine
Nearby: Detroit (2 hours away) and Ann Arbor (2 hours away)