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Intern Information Technology

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About Bayer IT:

With our innovative products, we are contributing to finding solutions for some of the major challenges of our time. All the science we do and the resulting innovative products are designed to provide a better life for people across the world. To fulfill our mission, we embrace our LIFE values - Leadership, Integrity, Flexibility, and Efficiency. Our most important resource isn’t technical: it’s human. Our world class Information Technology Team collaborates across organizational boundaries and with external partners, focusing on innovative solutions to exceed our customers’ needs.

We are currently seeking motivated sophomores, juniors, or seniors to contribute to meaningful work in our North America Information Technology Internship program. Our program provides opportunity to learn from exposure to real business experiences, training on foundational business skills and most importantly by having a voice to challenge our status quo. Candidates must be available for a 3-month summer assignment (May/June – August 2018) at one of our U.S. Bayer facilities (Pittsburgh, PA, Whippany, NJ, or Berkeley, CA).


About IT Internship:

This position is part of the Intern Program and is responsible for understanding the theory and application as it relates to real-world problems with restricted responsibility and accountability. This position demonstrates basic knowledge of both general business and information technology within the IT Organizations which support all business groups, divisions and corporate staff functions for the various Bayer locations/businesses. The incumbent is expected to work towards ensuring the IT organization is recognized as a highly effective service organization by the skilled completion of assigned activities in the administration of IT systems or applications.


During your internship, you will partner with experienced team members and other interns to contribute to meaningful assignments. Depending on your assignment, you could have the exciting opportunity to engage in software development, operational support, project management, or in new technologies like artificial intelligence, cloud computing, or digital technology while delivering innovative solutions.

Through our 3 month program, you will grow as an individual by participating in a defined business assignment with a clear objective. You will make an impact by fostering collaboration across our organization to provide real solutions to business problems. The goal of our program will be to further develop and challenge you for future positions of greater responsibility and leadership. At the conclusion of the program, all IT interns will participate in a class presentation of gained experiences, further developing their presentation skills and gaining exposure to members across levels within Bayer.


The primary responsibilities of this role, Intern IT, are to:


  • Define, scope, outline and deliver on technical solutions to enhance our customers experience with Bayer;
  • Work with senior members of the team to deliver on tasks of low to medium complexity;
  • Partner with IT members to gain a direct view of what is involved in supporting IT backbone activities.


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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 enrolled in sophomore year or higher of a bachelor's degree or pursuing a master's degree with a major or minor in computer science or STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) related field;
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills, including an ability to interact with and establish good working relationships with diverse individuals;
  • Self-driven leadership skills demonstrated by initiative and positive approach to tasks, decision-making;
  • US citizen/US working permit.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 is preferred (GPA must be stated on the resume/unofficial transcripts upon initial application) to demonstrate applicable knowledge of educational degree.


**To all interested candidates***

An unofficial copy of your transcripts or a copy of your course schedule to date, including grades must be submitted with your application in order to be considered further. ** (Screen shot, etc. will be acceptable).

.pre {white-space: pre-wrap;} Your application Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.