Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich (ETH)

Dow in Europe aims to develop and establish a premier, long-term relationship with the students, faculty and staff from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ), enabling Dow to:

  • Identify, support, recommend and recruit the top talent
  • Support strategic opportunities for collaborative research & development
  • Leverage resources in terms of equipment, infra-structure, third-party funds and students

Students from the ETHZ can contribute their expertise, grow their capabilities and make a difference within Dow. We offer many diverse opportunities for professional growth!

From a Business Service and Supply Chain perspective, the focus of the ETHZ relations development is in the Department of Management, Technology and Economics (D-MTEC). It conducts basic and applied research in management, economics, systems dynamics and risk.

Educational content and research activities of D-MTEC have a particularly strong relevance to Supply Chain and Purchasing. Sustainability is also of interest.

Careers within Business Service or Supply Chain can be started in positions such as:

  • Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) Analytical Support
  • Environmental Regulatory Management
  • Epidemiology
  • Toxicology
  • Purchasing roles
  • Supply Chain positions

From a Research & Development (R&D) perspective, the focus of the ETHZ relations development is in the Department of Materials (D-MATL), the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering (D-MAVT) and the Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences (DCHAB). The main R&D participation strategy is to set up projects either as a mandated or collaborative one that will leverage knowledge, techniques and prototyping, contributing to the solution of major product development challenges or innovative product development in the various Dow businesses.

Research & Development at Dow is at the forefront of delivering innovative solutions to some of the world’s toughest challenges, and attracts some of the finest researchers from around the world to its state-of-the-art facilities. At Dow, opportunities in R&D include:

  • Corporate Research and Development
  • Commercial Research and Application Development
  • Technical Service and Development
  • Information Research



We hire the best and brightest who represent diverse backgrounds and experiences. To recognize our employees’ outstanding efforts and contributions, we offer a compensation and benefits package which is considered top tier in our industry.