BASF Explore Together - International Internship Formulation for Graphic Art Industry in Southfield in Ludwigshafen, Germany
Explore Together - International Internship Formulation for Graphic Art Industry in Southfield
Job Field:Research & Development
We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.
What you can expect
During this 6-months internship, starting in 2017, you will support the work of our Technology and Development department in Southfield (USA), by applying polymer science to graphic art industry.
You will contribute to formulation development for printing links or Liquid Applied Sound Damping (LASD) and to evaluation of acrylic or polyurethane polymer properties.
You will measure ink properties, such as viscosity and lamination bond strength.
You will record and report application tests as well as the analysis of your results.
Furthermore, you will perform calibration and maintain lab equipment in optimal conditions following the standard operation procedures.
You have the chance to participate in cultural activities together with your new colleagues.
What we expect
You are in an advanced stage of your studies of chemistry or in a related field with a focus on polymer science at a European university.
You are known for your great study results and your extra-curricular commitment.
Your English language skills are very good and you have already had the chance to gather practical experience in the industry as well as abroad.
If you are also an innovative, team-oriented person with high interest in the sustainable research of BASF, you could be the perfect candidate for our internship program in Southfield!
Please apply with your full set of documents: Letter of motivation in English, containing specifications regarding timescale and duration. Furthermore your CV in English as well as all relevant certificates and references in original language.
The Human Resources department in Ludwigshafen will help you with organizing flights and visa in advance of your trip. In addition to an internship salary you will receive an attractive benefits package including reimbursement of your flight and visa expenses. Networking events in Ludwigshafen will introduce you to BASF headquarters and provide an opportunity to connect with BASF employees and fellow participants. Furthermore, you will become a member of our European Talent Pool. For further information please visit our website www.basf.com/career/exploretogether
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