Ag Professional Development Program - Technical Service Class of 2021 - Crop Protection
Research Triangle Park NC USA

Job Details

Updated on 2021-08-12 09:43:17

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Ag Professional Development Program – Technical Service Class of 2021– Crop Protection
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.
Explore your sense of adventure! Build your professional network! Engage your passion for challenge! Apply for the BASF Ag Professional Development Program-Technical Service.
Program Summary:

  • Leveraging your technical skills, you will participate in a 12-month assignment at a BASF facility to provide exposure to various technologies and career opportunities while fulfilling specific business needs

  • Effectively engaging across the business, you will become a Subject Matter Expert of BASF’s products and portfolio by providing technical support to business reps, key influencers, distributors, and retailers

  • Your commitment to the business will be critical as you learn to develop short and long-term action plans, and anticipate responses for changing market dynamics
    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 career.
  • Enhanced career development and value delivery to BASF through planned assignments
  • The tools to communicate the value of BASF's innovative crop protection products and services

  • Upon successful completion of the program, participants may be offered an opportunity in a variety of disciplines within the Agricultural Products Group, including Technical Service, Field Sales, Marketing, Biology, Regulatory, or Customer Service
  • A comprehensive program of employee benefits, including an award winning flexible work arrangement and 100% tuition reimbursement

Formula for Success

  • Upcoming graduates (December 2019-August 2020) receiving M.S. or PHD in Agriculture, Biology, or Plant Science related field

  • Demonstrated academic achievement with a Minimum Major GPA of 3.0

  • A valid Driver’s License

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

  • Outstanding work ethic

  • Agility/Leadership potential

If selected, further interviews would include:
•Second Round interviews for all selected candidates will take place virtually in the months of October and November 2020. 
 *Note: Dates and locations are subject to change

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Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent


Ag Professional Development Program - Technical Service Class of 2021 - Crop Protection
Research Triangle Park NC USA