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BASF Accounting, Economics, & Finance Professional Development Program (PDP) Internship - Summer 2023 in Florham Park, New Jersey

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The world needs solutions, and we need you! 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 and the safety of our employees and the communities in which we operate. We are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and career development.

We are also constantly striving to become an even better place to work. In 2022, BASF has been recognized as a Top 50 Company for Diversity by DiversityInc for the tenth consecutive year, ranking number 12 on the list. BASF also achieved a perfect 100-point ranking on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI), earning the distinction as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality. Additionally, BASF was named a Top 50 Employer by Minority Engineer Magazine; a Top Company for Executive Women by Seramount; and has been certified as a Most Loved Workplace® by Most Loved Workplaces, which certifies companies based on independent research and employee feedback. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Accounting, Economics, & Finance (AEF) Professional Development Program (PDP) Internship –Summer 2023

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. This internship allows interns to contribute to real-world business needs, while exploring career options and developing technical and professional decision-making skills. Interns will have the opportunity to assess their capabilities, skills, and interests and gain valuable exposure to BASF's culture, values, and decision-makers.

Program Summary:

We offer students the opportunity to spend a summer working at one of BASF’s US locations. This program also offers undergraduate students the ability to apply their education and background to challenging assignments to build both technical and professional skills.

  • As a highly motivated undergraduate student, you will participate in a 10 to 12-week internship at one of BASF’s US locations.

  • Your ability to mobile will be critical as US locations include, but are not limited to: New Jersey, Michigan, North Carolina, Texas, Louisiana.

  • Interns will work in various areas such as Corporate Finance & Accounting, Regional Controlling, and Internal Audit, and Manufacturing Site Accounting and Analysis.

  • Successfully engaging across the business throughout your internship will expand your network, allow you to grow personally and professionally, and learn a variety of valuable skill sets.

  • All interns will be assessed throughout the summer for either a returning internship offer, or a full time offer for our 2-year rotational program.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

  • Enhanced career and leadership development, and value delivery to BASF through planned assignments

  • Development of your expertise and the ability to network at senior levels throughout BASF and establish mentoring relationships that could span across your whole career

  • Exposure to Accounting and Finance applications and tools

To learn more about our programs, visit .

Formula for Success:

  • Undergraduate students majoring in Accounting, Economics, or Finance or other related business major

  • Graduation date must fall between December 2023 – August 2025

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

  • Commitment to relocate anywhere in the U.S.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills & academic achievement

  • Interest in Manufacturing/Chemical industry

  • Active participation in extracurricular activities and on-campus organizations

  • Previous internship/co-op experience preferred

Job: CONT - Controlling

Organization: GBW/UHQ-PDP-PDP - UR Professional Development Progra-63010200

Title: Accounting, Economics, & Finance Professional Development Program (PDP) Internship - Summer 2023

Location: NJ-Florham Park

Requisition ID: 2202304