Monsanto Science Communication Intern in ARIZONA, United States

The Community Engagement team is seeking a motivated Science Communications intern. This position will be located in Marana, Arizona, reporting to our Marana Site Enablement Lead.

This position is designed to promote awareness and understanding of our automated greenhouse and agricultural practices through coordinated and targeted internal and external communication.

Dates for this summer internship are May 13-August 2 of 2019.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Writing and editing news articles for internal and external audiences

  • Helping create content including videos, photos, graphics and presentations

  • Writing and editing talking points/key messages for employee and stakeholder use

  • Assembling materials for communication projects/programs

  • Event coordination and support

  • Assist with outreach to teachers and school districts

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Currently enrolled in a BS or MS program as a sophomore or above at a university in the US, with emphasis in public relations, journalism, communications and a science or agriculture related emphasis.

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

  • Writing experience including, speeches, newsletters, newspapers, online publications, etc. (Portfolio may be requested.)

  • Strong writing and listening skills are essential, as is the ability to manage several projects simultaneously within required deadlines.

  • Demonstrated ability to turn complex ideas into simple, relatable messages

  • The ability to collaborate with colleagues outside of immediate team

  • Content development experience, including articles, graphics, videos, online publications, etc. (Portfolio may be requested)

  • Students must be returning to their academic program or pursuing an advanced degree following the completion of their internship.

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Exceptional writing, editing and listening skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • The ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team environment.

  • Experience with writing for the web or social media and online tools such as SharePoint.

  • Experience with graphic design and video/photo editing

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: GLB Breeding - TPD Mgmt51180393_

Title: Science Communication Intern

Location: North America-USA-Arizona

Requisition ID: 01RX8

Job: Research & Development

Schedule: Full-time

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