Protein Science Intern

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Job Title: Protein Science Intern
Location: Chesterfield, MO, Midwest United States, USA

Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Job Type: Internship/Summer Work Experience
Salary: Competitive
Job Description:


At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where 'Health for all Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We're doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining 'impossible'. There are so many reasons to join us. If you're hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there's only one choice.


Protein Science Intern 



We are seeking a highly motivated student for an intern position on the Structure and Mechanism Team within Bayer Crop Science. In this role, the student will contribute to the development and utilization of assays to study peptides of interest to crop science. This position will also involve molecular cloning, protein synthesis/analysis, and cell culture and transfection. While the successful applicant will be expected to have some knowledge of protein science, there will be an ongoing opportunity to learn more advanced techniques. This position offers an exceptional career development opportunity for a prospective student with an interest in biochemistry and biotechnology, with special emphasis on agricultural improvement. 



The primary responsibilities of this role are to:

  • Hypothesis creation, experimental design, execute and troubleshoot experiments for desired outcome.
  • Develop and run enzyme activities
  • Cloning, expressing and purifying proteins in model systems
  • Comparative enzymology on purified enzymes
  • Basic protein analytical techniques (e.g., SDS-PAGE, western blots)
  • Proper documentation of experiments and maintain thorough records
  • Use of equipment such as FPLC, HPLC spectrophotometers, mass spectrophotometers



Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values, more specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:

  • Currently working on a Masters degree or above Specialization in Biology/Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to learn and apply new concepts and techniques
  • Troubleshooting
  • Work in diverse team environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Good record keeping
  • Interest to read literature and learn

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. 

Bayer is an E-Verify Employer.  
Location: Chesterfield     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 798025     

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Job Post Date: 08/04/23
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