2019 Diamond Symposium

The Diamond Symposium is a student engagement hosted by Dow which is intended for top, underrepresented minority, undergraduate students from Universities across the United States. This event features an impressive lineup of Dow speakers who will help educate participants on our company, culture, and career opportunities as well as provide key professional development advice to help build the leaders of the future!

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Dates: August 19 - 22, 2019
Location: Dow's Corporate Headquarters - Midland, Michigan
Application Deadline: June 20, 2019


What should participants expect?

Participants will have the opportunity to interact with Dow leaders and each other to begin building a professional network, participate in a "Day in the Life" activity with a participating function and give a two minute presentation of a topic of their choice!

Participants can also expect to hear from Dow leaders from all functions present on topics such as:

  • The Future Dow
  • Our Sustainability Journey, Inclusion & Diversity at Dow
  • Networking 101
  • Creating Executive Presence
  • and many more!

Network with our participating Employee Resource Groups

African Affinity Network Asian Diversity Network Hispanic Latin Network Disability Employee Network MENA Intercultural Network Vet Net PR!ME RISE

Diamond Symposium Agenda

Time Agenda Item
Day 1
3:00-5:30 PM Student Video Shoot
5:30-6:00 PM Hors d'oeuvres
6:00-9:00 PM Welcome Reception
Day 2
7:00-8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00-8:30 AM Welcome/Opening Remarks
8:30-9:30 AM Sustainability at Dow
9:30-9:45 AM BREAK
9:45-11:00 AM Early Leader Presentation
11:00-11:45 AM Employee Resource Group Expo
11:45-12:45 PM Lunch
12:45-1:30 PM Networking 101
1:30-4:30 PM Day In The Life Activity
4:30-6:30 PM BREAK
6:30-9:30 PM Loons Game Evening
Day 3
7:00-8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00-8:30 AM Opening Remarks
8:30-9:15 AM Inclusion and Diversity at Dow
9:15-9:30 AM BREAK
9:30-11:30 AM Two-Minute Drills and Networking with Leaders
11:30-12:30 PM Lunch
12:30-2:30 PM E2E Experience
2:30-2:45 PM BREAK
2:45-4:00 PM Employee Experience
4:00-5:15 PM BREAK
5:30-6:30 PM Fireside Chat
6:30-8:30 PM Dinner at Country Club
8:30-9:00 PM Closing Remarks
Day 4
6:00-11:30 AM Candidate Departure