Monsanto Microbial and Biological Discovery Intern in ST. LOUIS, Missouri

The Pest and Pathogen Control Team is seeking a motivated summer intern to join the pest and pathogen control team. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work in a pest and pathogen control laboratory under the direction of senior scientists.

The project will involve the characterization of microbial strains and their products. The techniques will include cultivation of microbes, evaluation against plant pathogenic organisms in vitro and in controlled environment assays, and may involve genomic analyses and analytical chemistry. At the conclusion of the assignment, you will provide a summary report and oral presentation to peers and team leads.

Dates for this summer internship are May-August of 2019.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Current enrollment in a B.S. program at a university in the U.S., majoring in Biology, Microbiology, or Chemistry.

  • Must have completed at least sophomore year of college prior to the start date of the position (May 2019).

  • Must be returning to school to continue program of study upon completion of summer internship.

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above on 4.0 scale.

  • Experience in microbial propagation, media preparation and molecular biology

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Experience in evaluation of fungal, viral, or insect pathogens of plants

  • Interested in a career in industrial microbiology, biology, or chemistry or graduate school after completion of B.S. degree.

Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto in June 2018, bringing together Monsanto’s leadership in seeds and plant traits with Bayer’s leadership in chemical and biological crop protection. By joining forces, we will create even more extensive career opportunities for talent around the world. We’re a global team working to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation that will benefit farmers, consumers, and our planet.

While we are now Bayer, we will continue to hire using separate career sites until we can integrate our career platforms. We invite you to explore the career opportunities available at the combined company by visiting

Organization: Emerging Technology Portfolio51144186_

Title: Microbial and Biological Discovery Intern

Location: North America-USA-Missouri-St. Louis

Requisition ID: 01SRE

Job: Research & Development

Schedule: Full-time

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