Dow recrute

Description de l'offre

About you

We are looking for you, an ambitious master’s student (m/f), to support our construction chemicals by doing an internship project in developing new construction chemical solutions to improve construction materials for our location in Seneffe, Belgium.


You are currently studying for a Master’s degree or equivalent in chemistry, material science, or chemical engineering.

You have a good working knowledge of English or French

You have an interest in product development work (new product, new application), Safety is our top priority, and other desired attributes are critical thinking, troubleshooting, and organization. An individual contributor with is also a good team player is required. The candidate should demonstrate a passion for chemistry and applying innovative ideas to a real application, the real world.

You can start between January and September of 2023 for a period of a minimum of 4 months (exact timing to be discussed). You will be remunerated.

Complément d'information

Project description

The goal of the proposed project is to support and drive our expansion of silicone and acrylic additives for construction materials. In collaboration with the Dow Construction chemical team, formulation work is conducted in the European R&D lab (Seneffe in collaboration with labs located in Germany). This project includes formulation work of silicone or acrylic-based water repellents for construction applications as well as application testing on different construction materials to confirm the performance of the prototypes.

Dow’s internships offer you the opportunity to:

Gain hands-on experience in formulation science, developing performance testing, and knowledge of construction material chemistry.

Work on a well-defined topic. You will be responsible to generate lab data and analyzing and reporting them. A new set of experiments are discussed with team members to define the next steps. We expect you to be self-motivated, gain autonomy during the traineeship, and take full ownership of the subject after some adaptation time.

The Recipient is expected to have master 1-master 2 levels in chemistry or chemical engineering you will gain hands-on experience in a formulation based on silicone and testing the formulation to assess the performance of protecting construction materials.

Explore Career Opportunities – by working in the field you have chosen; you will receive an inside look at your potential career path.

Network – meet a variety of people in your chosen profession through your internship, allowing you to form relationships you can build on in the future.

Application process

After we have received your application, take into account that it will take a few weeks to go through every letter and CV received. If we want to learn more about your background and skills, we will be in touch with you.

Regardless of the outcome, you will receive feedback.

Have we sparked your interest? Let’s continue the conversation! Apply and we’ll be in touch with you.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth; asset integration and scale; focused innovation and materials science expertise; leading business positions; and environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership to achieve profitable growth and deliver a sustainable future. The Company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world. 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 applications. Dow operates 104 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $55 billion in 2021. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow’s equal opportunities is available on

Personne de contact

Nom :Teja Bajde