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Internship Process Modeling & Data Science (m/f/d) neu

We as Global Digital Services enable BASF's digitalization. Our interdisciplinary team digitalization develops solutions to improve performance, quality, and…...

Digitalization is a key differentiator to position BASF as leading chemical company for our customers. We as Global Digital Services enable BASF’s digitalization. In agile teams, we develop innovative digital solutions for BASF and its customers, create new exciting customer experiences and business growth, and drive efficiencies in processes. We provide IT that works and offer know-how and access to latest technologies in the areas of cloud computing, blockchain or big data.


Our interdisciplinary team digitalization develops solutions to improve performance, quality, and safety of chemical plants. We apply physically based models in combination with machine learning tools to create models to describe specific phenomena, unit operations or entire chemical plants.

As part of your internship, you will analyze plant or/and lab data using Python or equivalent tools, and work on the development of hybrid models that combine machine learning and physically based modeling.

You will get to know state of the art methods for process modeling and simulation in the chemical industry and actively work on further development in an international team.

You will gain insights into current projects in our department and have an opportunity to develop further in a professional exchange with colleagues.


Master’s studies in chemical engineering or in related fields, e.g. Engineering, Physics, Data Science or Applied mathematics

good programming skills in at least one of: Python, AMPL, GAMS, gPROMS, MATLAB, Mathematica

open-minded and enthusiastic spirit, able to work in a team and learn new skills


The internship may be followed by a master’s thesis.

From day one you will be part of the BASF family.

You will get involved in challenging fields of activity and have the opportunity to work on exciting projects in an interdisciplinary environment.

Depending on the location of the respective group company you will get to know BASF and participate in various workshops and guided tours.

In this way you will make numerous interesting experiences and get a deep insight into the world’s leading chemical company. Information regarding internships: ABOUT US

Do you have questions about the application process or the position? Mrs. Thräner (Talent Acquisition) Phone no.: +49 (0)30 2005 59929

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

Cooperation with recruitment agencies is not accepted.

Ludwigshafen is the world’s largest integrated chemical complex and home to BASF Group headquarters. Located in the heart of Europe’s Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and leisure time. Learn more about BASF SE at

At BASF, the chemistry is right. Because we are counting on innovative solutions, on sustainable actions, and on connected thinking. And on you. Become a part of our formula for success and develop the future with us – in a global team that embraces diversity and equal opportunities irrespective of gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief.