BASF Professional Development Program (PDP) – Accounting, Economics, and Finance Internship – Summer 2018 in Florham Park, New Jersey

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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

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 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.

Professional Development Program (PDP) – Accounting, Economics, & Finance Internship – Summer 2018

At BASF, we are creating chemistry for a sustainable future. Our innovative products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, advancing global food science, and improving quality of life.

Combining economic success, social responsibility, and environmental safety, we empower our customers across industries to meet the current and future needs of society.

We are seeking highly motivated, mobile-minded, students ready to take their careers to the next level. Our development programs combine hands-on experience with unparalleled networking opportunities designed to accelerate your career development at BASF.

Explore your sense of adventure! Build your professional network! Engage your passion for challenge! Apply for the BASF Accounting, Economics, & Finance Professional Development Program today!

Formula for Success: You Will…

Program Summary

We offer Accounting, Finance, and Economics students the opportunity to spend a summer working at a North American BASF site within the U.S. Interns will receive exposure to various corporate level accounting, controlling, and international audit functions which will provide the opportunity to further develop both technical and professional skills. These practical and meaningful assignments will give interns an opportunity to apply what they’ve learned in school. We offer a competitive salary and networking opportunities with Senior Management during the 10- to 12-week program.

What can the PDP AEF Internship do for you?

  • Develop technical expertise, network at senior levels throughout BASF, and explore possible career tracks within the company.

  • Participation in internal audits at the Corporation’s U.S. or affiliate locations.

  • Provide exposure to Finance and Accounting applications.

  • The opportunity to join our Talent Pipeline for consideration of future opportunities within the organization, including the Full-time Finance and Controlling Professional Development Program.

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

Join us on campus! We’ll be recruiting at the following schools:

  • Montclair State University

  • 09/14/17 – Accounting Career Fair

  • 09/21/17 - Interviews

  • St. Peters University

  • 09/28/17 – Fall Career Fair

  • 09/29/17 – Interviews

  • University of Texas @ Austin

  • 09/13/17 - Undergraduate Career Fair

  • 09/14/17 – Interviews

  • Villanova University

  • 09/06/17 – Accounting Fall Forum

  • 09/13/17 – Fall Career Fair

  • 09/20/17 – Interviews

  • Please visit this link to see where BASF will be recruiting On Campus this fall: https://basf.avature.net/events

  • We will also recruit via our online applications. Submit your application no later than 9/15/17.

  • Second Round interviews for all selected candidates will take place in Florham Park, NJ on 10/3/17.

  • Note: Dates and locations are subject to change.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • Major in Accounting, Finance, or Economics

  • Demonstrated academic achievement (Minimum GPA 3.2).

  • College Sophomores and Juniors (December 2018-August 2020 grads); Master’s degree candidates graduating between December 2018 – August 2020.

  • Commitment to relocate anywhere in the U.S.

  • Authorization to work in the U.S.without restrictions or need for future sponsorship.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Outstanding work ethic.

  • Agility/Leadership potential.

  • Ability to work in a technical environment.

  • Bilingual a plus.

  • Previous internship/co-op experience

Job: CONT - Controlling

Organization: NTH-Human Resources

Title: Professional Development Program (PDP) – Accounting, Economics, and Finance Internship – Summer 2018

Location: NJ-Florham Park

Requisition ID: 1702697

Other Locations: US-TX-Freeport