Employment: How Dow Did

Dow Chemical Co. produces some 800 items from measles vaccine to brake fluid. It also produces the napalm used in Viet Nam—a fact that has set off near riots on several college campuses as 'antiwar demonstrators tried to prevent Dow job recruiters from interviewing students. But when weary company men who faced the "Dow Shalt Not Kill" signs returned from hiring trips to headquarters in Midland, Mich., they were in for a surprise. Comparing notes last week, they found that more students across the land expressed interest in working for Dow than in any previous year.

Between Sept. 1 and...

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