Put your theoretical knowledge into practice

Want to take your passion for agriculture to the next level? We’re always looking for the next generation of thinkers and doers to take on responsibility right from the start!  As a part of our Agro Summer Associate internship team, you will be paired with an assigned manager and mentor that will help guide you throughout your internship. Our internships  are created to provide early career leaders an opportunity to enhance professional skills through a variety of diverse hands on learning experiences. Come shape your career at BASF!

What do we look for in a intern?

·        Adaptable

·        Coachable

·        Collaborative

·        Curious

·        Entrepreneurial

·        Proactive

·        Resilient

·        Self-Discipline

 

What do you offer?

·        Excellent academic record (GPA > 3.0)

·        Willingness to relocate

·        Strong communication skills

·        History of extracurricular involvement

·        Willingness to learn

·        Valid Driver’s license

 

What will you learn?

Learning extends beyond the workplace. Explore career paths, receive training on products, provide customer engagement, learn agronomic basics, develop professional and interpersonal skills, build your professional network and gain exposure to BASF’s operations.

 

A BASF Agro Summer Internship will do more than build your resume It will also help you discover your potential. You’ll receive project ownership, competitive compensation, a company provided vehicle for field-based interns, a one-time housing stipend for interns relocating and the equipment needed to successfully execute role responsibilities.

 

Applying

Shape your career at BASF!

We’re always looking for the next generation of great innovators to impact our business and our customers today and tomorrow.  We are convinced that diversity makes our company more successful.  We look forward to your application, without regard to gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or race.

In order to apply for the BASF Agro Summer Internship program students must be currently enrolled and taking classes at an accredited program or institution and have completed at least one semester.

·        Have a cumulative 3.0 GPA.

·        Students who have not yet graduated from high school but have dual enrollment with a college are not eligible to apply.

·        Those who have taken college courses but are currently taking “time off” from school are not eligible to apply.

·        College freshmen may apply during their first semester of school to participate during their second semester.

·        Graduate students may apply, if currently enrolled in school.

·        Possess unrestricted US work authorization.

 

Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the directions on your screen.

 

Step 1:  Review opportunities of interest to you.

 

Step 2:  Prepare (or update) your application.  Make sure you have an updated resume and that your cover letter is relevant to position that interests you.  Here are some tips to highlight your achievements.

·        Your resume should include dates with prior job roles.

·        Be specific about projects you’ve worked on or led. What was the outcome? How was success measured?

·        Highlight a leadership role in a volunteer organization, club, affiliation, internship or part-time job. Consider including the scope of the work you performed and the size of the team.

·        Include your GPA, as well as school-related projects or coursework that demonstrate relevant skills and knowledge.

·        Private information about you is not relevant and can be omitted.

 

Step 3:  Complete application.  Apply to positions of interest and where your qualifications and skills are a match.

 

Step 4:  Stay connected!  Follow us on LinkedIn

Interviewing

New to Interviewing?  We want to help you make a good first impression. 

Once you’ve submitted your application online, a member of our Collegiate Relations team will review your cover letter, resume, and any supplementary materials.  If you are a match for the role, you’ll be invited for an interview.

·        Interviews could be on the phone, via video conference, or in person—to assess your skills.

o   Note:  Live interviews will not be recorded, saved or shared.  If you have any issues or concerns related to video interviewing, please consult with your Collegiate Relations recruiter.

 

Before the Interview

Review the job requirements and be prepared to share how your skills and qualifications are a match.  Helpful questions to think about as you prepare:

·        How do you work best, both as an individual and as part of a team?

·        What challenges have you faced at school or at work and how did you overcome them?

·        Which of your skills or experiences would be assets in the role and why?

 

During the Interview

Integrate specific examples of your skills and qualifications to answer the questions.  Be concise with your answers.  Structure your responses to questions to demonstrate how you arrived at a solution.  Think STAR:

o   Situation

o   Task

o   Action

o   Result

·        Be yourself.  We want you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to BASF.  Here are a few tips from our Collegiate Relations team to bring your authentic self to the interview:

o   You are interviewing us as much as we are interviewing you.

o   Don’t stress. Be yourself and highlight how your talents and strengths can contribute to the role and BASF.

o   Show your passion.

·        Ask questions – the interview is also an opportunity for you to learn more about the role and BASF. If you don’t understand a question, ask your interviewer for clarification and take the time you need with responses.

 

After the Interview

Send or e-mail a thank you note.  It’s always a good gesture to show appreciation to the hiring team, reaffirm your interest in the role and highlight your key strengths that are a match for the role. 

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To start your career, click here to explore and discover if there’s a career match for you at BASF Agricultural Solutions. 

Meet The Recruiters

Connect with us!  We are one team, working together to Create Chemistry.  Our Collegiate Relations team can help you connect with a program that matches your skills and talents.  We love to chat with new people.  Let’s get to know each other. 

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