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Please be advised of a scam currently circulating on various social media platforms, especially Telegram, that features someone impersonating a BASF hiring agent. The person makes an unsolicited job offer for a position in exchange for money to purchase work assets. BASF will never ask for anything in exchange for a job offer. All legitimate job postings at BASF can be found and applied to through our global  Jobs Portal.


Across the globe, BASF is committed to recruiting top talent with the goal to form the best team. In the U.S., the requirements and process for obtaining work visas is often complicated and difficult. Therefore, we are not able to offer sponsorship for every one of our positions; these decisions are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the requirements for the position in which you are interested, we welcome you to apply.

We regularly review candidates who have applied to open positions and evaluate their credentials against the job profile. Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we receive, we cannot follow up one-on-one with every candidate.  To learn more about our Application Process, please click on that section

Yes. From the moment you submit your application, you will have access to check where you job application is in the hiring process. For instructions, click on the PDF attached at the bottom of this page.

Please contact our Employment Service Center at 1-800-432-9191 or email them at  

We no longer accept general applications, CVs or resumés via email. For Professional roles, you can only apply to a specific vacancy found through our Job Search Engine. If you sign up for our Search Agent service, we’ll email you with notifications of new vacancies matching your preferred criteria when they arise. For Student and Graduate opportunities into our Professional Development Program, applications are accepted year-round.

Yes.  When considering candidates for a particular position, BASF considers applicants who demonstrate their interest in the position by applying online to that specific position.  As a result, you need to specifically apply for the position to be considered.  BASF, moreover, uses this information for applicant tracking purposes as required by applicable law.

Typically the next steps are, if there is a mutual interest to pursue opportunities further, to schedule onsite interviews. Our University Recruitment team will coordinate directly with you how and when that would occur.

Our Professional Development Program (PDP) internships and full time positions are posted in August. Summer Hire positions are posted in January.  Typically the full time Professional Development Program (PDP) classes start anywhere from May to September.


All open positions at BASF Corporation, including any internships, are posted on our web site. Our Professional Development Program (PDP) internships and full time positions are posted in August. Summer Hire positions are posted in January. Please check our Jobs page and you can stay updated on any job opportunities that meet your criteria, complete a profile, and submit your resume to BASF. You can also follow us on social media to stay connected.


Typically after an onsite interview, you can expect to hear back within a two-week timeframe from one of our Human Resources representatives. However, due to the position, travel schedules, and other factors, it can take a bit longer.   

If you require an accommodation to complete the electronic employment application, please call our Accommodations Line at 877-297-8868 or email us at You will be prompted to leave a message and a member of our Human Resources team will return your call within two business days. Please note this line is only for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Calls for any other reason will not be returned.