Workplace Services Careers

The WorkPlace Services (WPS) function at Dow is responsible for the management and daily operations of Dow lab and office facilities, execution of facility-related projects, development of global standards, and management of Dow’s real estate portfolio.

Local Facilities Management (FM) teams work with the corporate expertise center to offer a range of project management and operational services to help meet the needs of Dow’s businesses and functions. WPS partners with the Human Resources and Information Technology functions to develop workplace strategies and environments that maximize space utilization and enhance team collaboration.

Professional Roles

Facilities Management Specialist

Works with Dow businesses and functions to provide workplace services and solutions including workplace design and space planning, development of lab and office facility standards, facility infrastructure planning, and facility life cycle planning

Facilities Management Engineer

Supports Lab and Facilities operations activities through projects and daily support including project management, operations support, and assists the Management Information Systems specialist.

CO-OPS & INTERNSHIPS

WORK PLACE SERVICES INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Dow’s WorkPlace Services (WPS) function serves to deliver world-class facilities services and solutions that enable Dow people to collaborate and thrive in our office and laboratory buildings around the globe.

WPS is focused on providing a safe work environment as well as reliable and cost-effective workplace services and solutions for employees and tenants. The Facilities Management internship is offered to students interested in gaining meaningful experience in WorkPlace Services and Facilities Management at Dow.

Who We are Looking for

Ideal candidates for the Facilities Management internship program will have these characteristics:

  • Able to relate and communicate professionally, in person and over the phone
  • Flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Comfortable handling multiple tasks at any given time
  • Collaborate well with others
  • Independent and shows initiative
  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor's degree program at an accredited college or university and majoring in Facilities Management or Mechanical Engineering
  • Have an overall cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Candidates seeking U.S.-based internships need to have the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis (e.g., U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident or qualifying refugee or individuals granted asylum)

Internship Assignments

Internships in WPS offer the opportunities to experience working with Dow businesses and functions to provide workplace service and solutions in the following areas:

  • Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Building Automation Systems (BAS)
  • Plumbing fixtures that promote energy conservation
  • Lighting control techniques
  • Carpet/Flooring
  • Energy/Utility Usage
  • Sustainability Attainment and Costs
  • Workplace design and space planning
  • Customer Satisfaction (Voice of Customer)
  • Facility infrastructure planning
  • Facility life cycle planning
  • Project management
  • Operations support
  • Budget management

DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Individuals interested in a development program with a background in Workplace Services should consider Dow’s Business Services Rotational Program.