High School Co-op - TS&D
Dow


Job Info


The Dow Chemical Company, located in the Auburn, MI Area , is seeking local qualified, highly committed individuals for cooperative education employment while the student is in their senior year of high school (2022-2023). This program is for already-successful high school students who meet all of the listed requirements and can simultaneously succeed both in school and in a professional work environment.

JOB PURPOSE

The high school positions provide basic support for various departments or buildings. Positions are usually in office environments, but occasionally there is a need in a laboratory or production environment. This opportunity gives the student exposure to several different roles, careers, environments and people while handling necessary entry-level work in support of the department. This is also an opportunity to broaden interpersonal and time management skills since the Dow work environment is much different than home, school or most other work environments available to students.

SOME TYPICAL DUTIES

  • Computer work using Microsoft Office applications, fileservers, internal websites, etc.
  • Paperwork or basic office responsibilities utilizing various equipment (copy machines, faxing, scanning, multi-line phones, etc.)
  • Errands and escorting visitors
  • Organizing, filing, stocking, and/or help with managing supply inventories
  • Willingness to do whatever is needed to assist the team with necessary work and changing priorities

Qualifications

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Prior job experience is not required. Training will be provided.
  • Student must be able to communicate and work professionally with coworkers and interface with managers, suppliers, and customers.
  • Dependability is essential -- being prompt, having good attendance, and being very committed to the job and quality work.
  • Able to handle basic responsibility and complete work in an expected timeframe.
  • Reliable and team-oriented.
  • Taking initiative on things that need to be done before being asked is an asset and advantage.
  • Will ask questions when unsure or needing more direction.
  • Appropriate dress for a professional environment.
  • Student must be able to work 12.5 to 20 hours per week as either a morning co-op (shift beginning not before 8:00 am) OR as an afternoon co-op (shift ending at 4:30 or 5:00 pm).
  • Commitment to the role for one full academic school year is required (at least mid-August 2022 through mid-May 2023).
  • Student must be at least 16 years of age and a senior during the 2022-2023 school year.
  • Students must be enrolled in a local high school and referred to us separately by their high school's co-op office who will have verified eligibility.
  • Students must have and maintain a 2.700 or higher term and cumulative grade point average.
  • Student must have dependable transportation.
  • Student must adhere to all Dow environmental and safety standards, including its smoke-free and drug-free workplace policies. Additionally, students who receive a job offer will be required to pass a drug screen/medical evaluation.

Candidates who receive a job offer will be required to pass a background check and drug screen/medical evaluation and will verify school-related requirements and I-9 documentation before being hired into Dow.

A minimum requirement for the 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.

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+800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1+989-636-3674.

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 *.



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