Ag Professional Development Program – Sales & Marketing Class of 2019 – Crop Protection-1803906 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.
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Ag Professional Development Program – Sales & Marketing Class of 2019 – 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!
APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS GRADUATING BETWEEN MAY 2018 AND AUGUST 2019
18-month cross-functional program with two rotations, one in marketing working in Research Triangle Park, NC; one in sales working with field sales teams and tech services
Assignments can be located in a variety of locations throughout the U.S
Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be placed in a field sales role
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
Strong knowledge preparing you to target growers, retailers, distributors, and key influencers, while learning to develop business strategies and tactics that help growers get the most on every acre
The tools to communicate the value of BASF's innovative crop protection products and services
A comprehensive program of employee benefits, including an award winning flexible work arrangement and 100% tuition reimbursement
Formula for Success:
Upcoming graduates receiving Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Sales, Agribusiness, Marketing, Agronomy, Biology, Plant Science, or related field
Demonstrated academic achievement with a Minimum Major GPA of 3.0
Active participation in extracurricular activities and on-campus organizations
A commitment to relocate anywhere in the U.S
Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship
Second Round interviews for all selected candidates will take place in Research Triangle Park, NC on 11/7/18.
*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
Primary Location: US-NC-Research Triangle Park
Function: SALE - Sales
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-APN/A-Business Mgmt USA Crop Unit-63020535
Internal Number: 518261
About BASF Corporation
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.