DuPont – Why Work For Us?


DuPont is proud to build on its heritage by partnering with others to tackle the unprecedented challenges in food, energy and protection now facing our world. With global population expected to approach nine billion by 2050, DuPont is working with customers, governments, NGOs and thought leaders to discover solutions to today’s toughest challenges.

 

We look forward to what a third century of science and innovation can do.

 
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DuPont uses innovation & collaboration to tackle some of the world's biggest challenges. See how we're making a difference in food, fuel & protection.
 

 Company Overview

Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in approximately 90 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel.

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We believe that the answers to the greatest challenges facing humanity can be found through inclusive innovation. Here at DuPont, that’s how we work best — alongside others, applying a vast range of scientific expertise and knowledge to some of the world’s most complex problems. On this page we'd like to talk with you about how we can solve these challenges together. 

Our goal is to facilitate constructive dialogue. In accordance with our core value of Respect for People, we would appreciate posts that are constructive, respectful, and contain language appropriate for all groups and ages. 

We look forward to solving some of the world's greatest challenges -- together. 

Welcome to the Global Collaboratory. Welcome to DuPont.

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    Nice people, boring as hell

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    Current Employee - Marketing Consultant in Wilmington, DE (US)
    Current Employee - Marketing Consultant in Wilmington, DE (US)

    I have been working at DuPont full-time (more than 8 years)

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    strong values, great work life balance

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    hierarchy and backwards thinking. can't keep up to save the company

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    give talented mid level employees opportunities to manage people and lead business-critical departments. get rid of low performers and recognize the stars.

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DuPont Interviews

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Updated 26 Oct 2014

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilmington, DE (US)
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    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at DuPont.

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    Applied online and got a phone interview about One months later. Three people on the phone. They talk about the Company then I said about my job experience. One week later have an onsite interview. Still the same persons on the phone interview. So just go through more details about what I had done before and some behavioral questions. Another week later I was contacted with an offer.

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DuPont Awards and Accolades

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Top Companies for Executive Women, National Association for Female Executives, 2012
National Top 50 Green Companies, Green Power Partnership, 2010
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
Most Admired Companies in Research Science, Black Engineer & Information Technology, 2010
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
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Additional Info

Website www.dupont.com
Headquarters Wilmington, DE
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1802
Type Company - Public (DD)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (AUD) per year

With expertise spanning two centuries, diverse industries and more than 90 countries, our company is uniquely positioned to help solve some of the world’s biggest challenges.

For more than 200 years, DuPont has brought world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace through innovative products, materials and services. Our market-driven innovation introduces...
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Mission: Together, we believe we can provide enough healthy food for people everywhere, decrease dependence on fossil fuels, and protect people and the environment for... More

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