Student Roles

From your first day, you’ll be a contributing member of a high performing team with meaningful responsibilities, which allows you to have a realistic look at a career with Monsanto. You’ll gain valuable professional experience and developmental feedback through a paid, full-time position. The program helps us assess your career potential as the majority of our ‘new graduate’ hires come from Interns and Co-ops. It’s a great way to learn how an industry leader like Monsanto works.

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Students typically participate in Monsanto’s Internship Program during their summer break from May through August. In this intensive 10-12 week learning experience, you will have the ability to make an immediate impact by applying your coursework to a variety of individual work assignments and team-based projects that closely align with your field of study. You’ll also have access to training, networking, and professional guidance. Previous Interns have improved manufacturing and procurement efficiencies, supported regulatory projects, and discovered new opportunities that have been implemented to help grow our business.

As an Intern, you will:

  • Work for a global leader in agricultural technology
  • Take responsibility for a challenging project that helps us achieve our mission to produce more, conserve more, and improve lives
  • Apply what you’ve learned in school to help us grow our business
  • Work with a diverse team, learn our culture, and determine your potential with us
  • Build your personal and professional networks
  • Learn new skills and stretch your abilities
  • Demonstrate your ability to take initiative and deliver results

At the conclusion of your assignment, you will formally present the results of your project to your Manager, team members, and fellow Interns as well as Monsanto employees and leadership. This is an excellent opportunity to highlight your accomplishments and meet new colleagues.

Meet our students and hear what they have to say about their experience at Monsanto!

Monsanto’s Co-op Program typically requires a semester-long commitment to a full-time position from January through June or June through December. In this intensive 6-month learning experience, you will have the ability to make an immediate impact by applying your coursework to a variety of individual work assignments and team based projects that closely align with your field of study. You’ll also have access to training, networking, and professional guidance. Previous Co-ops have developed mobile applications, analyzed financial results, and discovered new opportunities that have been implemented to help grow our business.

As a Co-op, you will:

  • Work for a global leader in agricultural technology
  • Take responsibility for a challenging project that helps us achieve our mission to produce more, conserve more, and improve lives
  • Apply what you’ve learned in school to help us grow our business
  • Work with a diverse team, learn our culture, and determine your potential with us
  • Build your personal and professional networks
  • Learn new skills and stretch your abilities
  • Demonstrate your ability to take initiative and deliver results

At the conclusion of your assignment, you will formally present the results of your project to your Manager, team members, and fellow Co-ops as well as Monsanto employees and leadership. This is an excellent opportunity to highlight your accomplishments and meet new colleagues.

Meet our students and hear what they have to say about their experience at Monsanto!

Monsanto offers two ways to enter the organization as a full-time employee immediately following graduation.

Trainee programs are available in U.S. Row Crops, Sales and Seed Production. As a Trainee, you will learn the skills and knowledge necessary to become a high-performing member of your team through a 6-16 month focused training program. Trainees will work with their Manager to develop a solid base of knowledge in their respective area. After successful completion of the training program, you will become eligible for a full-time position which may require relocation and will be assigned as available.

Graduates may also apply directly to open entry-level positions for which they meet the required qualifications and experience. Entry-level positions are designed for students who have a strong academic record, exhibit leadership potential, and are focused on building their career with us.

Meet our students and read about their experience at Monsanto!

Monsanto hires seasonal employees to help support our field operations. While not part of the normal Intern, Co-op, and Trainee Program, these temporary, paid positions are a great opportunity to work at one of our sites and learn more about our company. Roles are open to high school and college students. For more information, please contact the Monsanto site nearest you.