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Project Management Intern

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Job Title: Project Management Intern
Location: Downers Grove, IL, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: General
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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About This Job 

We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Project, Planning & Portfolio team is currently seeking a Project ManagementIntern in Downers Grove, IL. As an intern in Project, Planning & Portfolio Management you will coordinate and complete projects on time, within budget and within scope. You will join a team of professionals who work to ensure strong and effective portfolio planning, project management, and portfolio management for regional breeding programs and strategic initiatives.   

As an intern at Syngenta, you have the opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry, and work on real projects finding real solutions. Work with us and you’ll get: 

    Competitive wages  Ongoing career development resources   The opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects  Meaningful projects that solve problems 

Duration:  May 2022 – August 2022 


    Help the team map special project ideas related to cost mapping and finance  Provide oversight of ongoing projects and strategic initiatives in the region  Facilitate regular reporting of progress and outcomes  Prepare scenario and sensitivity analysis  Make recommendations for presentation to leadership 

Education & Experience: 

    Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent   Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Engineering, Business, Project Management, or other related field of study  Prefer a student with a current Sophomore or Junior standing  All applicants must be eligible to work in the US   Fluent in English 

Preferred Requirements 

    Experience with project management or working with business cases  Analytical mindset  Self-starter able to work in a remote environment  Ability to communicate information well both written and spoken  

What We Offer:   A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and offers flexible work options to meet both your work and personal needs  

About Syngenta  Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.   


Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 

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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC   

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Job Post Date: 08/15/21
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