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Local High School Co-op - Michigan (2 High School Seniors)

Company: Dow Chemical Company
Location: Midland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


Dow, located in the Midland, MI Area (Bay City, Auburn, Midland), is seeking local qualified, highly committed individuals for cooperative education employment while the student is in their senior year of high school (2). This program is for already-successful high school students who meet all of the listed requirements and can simultaneously succeed both in school and in a professional work environment.


The high school positions provide basic support for various departments or buildings. Positions are usually in office environments, but occasionally there is a need in a laboratory or production environment. This opportunity gives the student exposure to several different roles, careers, environments and people while handling necessary entry-level work in support of the department. This is also an opportunity to broaden interpersonal and time management skills since the Dow work environment is much different than home, school or most other work environments available to students.


* Computer work using Microsoft Office applications, file servers, internal websites, etc.
* Paperwork or basic office responsibilities utilizing various equipment (copy machines, faxing, scanning, multi-line phones, etc.)
* Errands and escorting visitors
* Organizing, filing, stocking, and/or help with managing supply inventories
* Willingness to do whatever is needed to assist the team with necessary work and changing priorities


* Prior job experience is not required. Training will be provided.
* Student must be able to communicate and work professionally with coworkers and interface with managers, suppliers, and customers.
* Dependability is essential -- being prompt, having good attendance, and being very committed to the job and quality work.
* Able to handle basic responsibility and complete work in an expected time frame.
* Reliable and team-oriented.
* Taking initiative on things that need to be done before being asked is an asset and advantage.
* Will ask questions when unsure or needing more direction.
* Appropriate dress for a professional environment.
* Student must be able to work 12.5 to 20 hours per week as either a morning co-op (shift beginning not before 8:00 am) OR as an afternoon co-op (shift ending at 4:30 or 5:00 pm).
* Commitment to the role for one full academic school year is required (at least mid-August 2021 through mid-May 2022).
* Student must be at least 16 years of age and a senior during the 2 school year.
* Students must be enrolled in a local high school and referred to us separately by their high school's co-op office who will have verified eligibility.
* Students must have and maintain a 2.700 or higher term and cumulative grade point average.
* Student must have dependable transportation.
* Student must adhere to all Dow environmental and safety standards, including its smoke-free and drug-free workplace policies. Additionally, students who receive a job offer will be required to pass a drug screen/medical evaluation

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit or on Twitter.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at 1-.

Keywords: Dow Chemical Company, Midland , Local High School Co-op - Michigan (2 High School Seniors), Other , Midland, Michigan

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