Monsanto Protein Technology Intern in ST. LOUIS, Missouri

Monsanto’s biotech traits introduced through biotechnology play an increasingly role in feeding the world today and tomorrow. Growers enjoy unprecedented superior yields due to our insect protected, herbicide resistant, drought resistant and high yielding traits in row crops such as corn, soybean, and cotton.

Monsanto’s 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. As a part of an internship, the candidate will be exposed to cutting edge technology, develop transferred protein-based skills, have opportunities to work with innovative scientists and gain valuable industry experience.

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.

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


  • 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


  • 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

Organization: GLB Regulatory Affairs51177232_

Title: Protein Technology Intern

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

Requisition ID: 01RXV

Job: Research & Development

Schedule: Full-time

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