BASF Graduate Programs & Internships

BASF is the world’s leading chemical company – The Chemical Company. With about 113,000 employees, six Verbund sites and approximately 380 additional production sites worldwide, we serve customers and partners in almost all countries of the world.

About BASF

The Chemical Company

BASF is the world’s leading chemical company – The Chemical Company.

With about 113,000 employees, six Verbund sites and approximately 380 additional production sites worldwide, we serve customers and partners in almost all countries of the world.

We combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society.

Our products and system solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring healthy food and nutrition and helping to improve quality of life.

We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.

BASF’s Business Segments

We create products as diverse and varied as chemistry itself.

Chemicals

Monomers, Petrochemicals, Intermediates

Agricultural Products & Nutrition

Crop Protection

Functional Materials & Solutions

Catalysts, Construction Chemicals, Coatings, Performance Materials

Performance Products

Dispersions & Pigments, Care Chemicals, Nutrition & Health, Paper Chemicals, Performance Chemicals

Oil & Gas

Exploration, Production

BASF Asia Pacific

Originated from Germany, BASF - The Chemical Company has a rich and long history in Asia Pacific for over 125 years. Over the years, BASF has developed into a leading global chemical company producing a comprehensive range of chemical products.

In Asia Pacific, we have a production network with more than 100 sites, customers in more than 16 countries and more than 18,000 employees engaging in the development, manufacturing and sale of a wide range of products for agricultural products and nutrition, colorants and finishing products, chemicals, and plastics and fibers for numerous applications in almost all industries.

BASF coordinates its businesses in Asia Pacific via two regional headquarters in Singapore and Hong Kong. BASF operates in 15 countries across six sub-regions in Asia Pacific. These sub-regions include:

Greater China - Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan

ASEAN - Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore

Japan

South Korea

South Asia - Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka

Australia/New Zealand

Find out more and Apply Now at BASF Summer Internship Program.

Summer Internship

Summer Internship

We are the world's leading chemical company, because we offer intelligent solutions - for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect people with very different talents − worldwide. For you, this opens up a variety of opportunities. For us, your performance and your personality are what count. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

Join BASF’s Hong Kong Internship Program! Hong Kong is the regional headquarters for Asia Pacific and coordinates business from across the region. The internship program will give you exposure to diverse business segments and meaningful work experience within a global market.

What can you expect?

  • Potential working areas: Human Resources, Supply Chain, Finance, Marketing, Information Systems
  • Assignment of a challenging and independent project that supports a business function’s needs
  • Opportunity to present final project to other interns/supervisors
  • Experience and every-day-business exposure within a multinational environment
  • Social & Networking events with both local interns and international interns
  • Opportunity to learn about the practical business and apply theoretical academic knowledge

What do we expect?

  • Desire to work within a multinational environment
  • Bachelors or Masters students in any applicable program
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Commitment to Summer Internship Activities
  • Must be studying full-time in a Hong Kong University
  • Must be available the full internship period

What do we offer?

  • 7,000 HKD per month salary
  • Welcome & Farewell Events
  • Lunch & Learns by Business Leaders
  • Social & Networking Events
  • Cultural Workshop & Assignment of International Intern “Buddy”

Additional Information

  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Working hours: Full Time during summer
  • Contract type: Summer Internship – June 10 & 24 – August 23 & 30

Find out more and Apply Now at BASF Summer Internship Program.

How Do We Create Chemistry?

How to Apply

How to Apply

Who are we seeking?

Graduates with the following skills and qualities:

  • Desire to work within a multinational environment
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Commitment to Summer Internship activities

What degree/disciplines?

We recruit graduates from all applicable disciplines, but we particularly welcome graduates of:

  • Human Resources
  • Supply Chain
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Information Systems (IS)

How to apply?

Please apply directly through our Summer Internship Job Postingor search by Job Number 05892 on the BASF Asia Pacific Jobs & Careers page.

What happens next?

If your application is successful, the next steps are:

  • Phone interview with Human Resources (1st round)
  • Hiring Manager interview (2nd round)
  • Offer

When is the deadline?

Please take note of the application deadline, as well as the following important dates:

April 12 :Deadline for intern applications
April 17-19 :Human Resources first-round interviews
April 22-26 :Manager interviews *tentative dates*
June 10 & 24 :Orientation
August 23 & 30 :End of program presentations

 

Who is eligible?

  • Current full-time students (i.e. not yet graduated)
  • Valid Hong Kong ID
  • Ability to intern for a minimum 10 weeks, beginning in June

We look forward to receiving your application!

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