Monsanto Protein Technology Intern in ST. LOUIS, Missouri

The Regulatory Sciences Team is seeking a motivated Protein Technology Intern. This position will be located in Chesterfield, Missouri, reporting to our Protein Safety Lead and our Protein Production Lead.

Regulatory Sciences is a fast-paced, timeline-driven, team environment that requires researchers to contribute at the individual level on group-based projects. Within Regulatory Sciences, the Protein Technology team is responsible for a broad set of activities including the expression, purification and characterization of trait proteins in the company's products, as well generating protein safety data in support of global biotech product submissions. The intern will be exposed to cutting edge technology, develop transferred protein-based skills, have opportunities to work with innovative scientists and gain valuable industry experience.

The dates for this internship are May 14-August 3 of 2019.

Key Responsibilities:

Two impactful and timely projects are available for an internship candidate(s), which include:

  • Optimizing protein expression and purification methods using modern technologies.

  • Conducting proof of concept and method development experiments focused on plant protein digestion in support of new EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) guidance.

Required Skills/Experiences:

  • Candidates must be currently enrolled at a university within the US pursing a BS, MS or PhD program in a scientific field, including biology, biochemistry, agricultural sciences, molecular biology, or biotechnology

  • Sophomore standing or higher

  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0

  • Personal transportation

  • Strong motivational, organization, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to communicate complex ideas in a clear, precise and actionable manner

  • Detail and results-orientated with the ability to work independently

  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of biochemistry

  • Proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel

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 advancingtogether.com/careers

Organization: GLB Regulatory Sciences51177233_

Title: Protein Technology Intern

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

Requisition ID: 01RXV

Job: Research & Development

Schedule: Full-time

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