Professional Development Program (PDP) - Sales %26 Commercial Class of 2019 in Florham Park, New Jersey | DiversityInc Careers
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Professional Development Program (PDP) - Sales %26 Commercial Class of 2019

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 Diversity Inc as #17 on the Top 50 Companies for Diversity. 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. Explore your sense of adventure. Build your professional network. Engage your passion for challenge. Apply for the BASF Sales & Commercial Professional Development Program! Program Summary: APPLICATION IS AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS RECEIVING A BACHELOR’S DEGREE BETWEEN DECEMBER 2018 AND AUGUST 2019.
  • As a highly motivated rising graduate, you will participate in a 24-month cross-functional program with rotations in: Inside Sales, Outside Sales, Procurement or other disciplines within the organization
  • Your ability to be mobile will be critical, as this program is comprised of multiple eight or twelve-month assignments, all based in separate locations
  • Successfully engaging across the business, your rotations in areas of sales, marketing, and procurement will expand your network, allow you to grow personally and professionally, and learn a variety of repeatable skill sets
  • Upon your completion of the program, you may be offered direct placement within the organization in a variety of disciplines in including, but not limited to, Operations, Product Management, Marketing, Account Management, Technical Sales, Distribution Account Management, Inside Sales, Outside Sales, or Procurement
  • Potential start dates are March, July, and September of 2019
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 and leadership development, and value delivery to BASF through planned assignments
  • Development of your technical expertise and the ability to network at senior levels throughout BASF
  • A comprehensive program of employee benefits, including an award winning flexible work arrangement and a competitive retirement savings plan
Interview Process: Submit your application no later than 9/05/18If selected, further interviews would include: •Second Round interviews for all selected candidates will take place in Florham Park, NJ on 10/17/18 and 10/18/18. *Note: Dates and locations are subject to change Join us on campus! We’ll be recruiting at the following schools:
    • Lehigh University
      • 9/13/18 – Career Fair
      • 10/8/18-Interviews
    • William Paterson University
      • 10/11/18– Career Fair
      • 10/12/18-Interviews
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Formula for Success:
  • College seniors finishing a degree in Marketing, Sales, Management, a technical discipline, or other business-related disciplines (graduating between December 2018 – August 2019)
  • Demonstrated academic achievement
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or future sponsorship
  • Leadership potential
  • Previous internship/co-op experience is a plus