Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Industrial Chemist Intern

Your tasks and responsibilities

Work closely with current industrial chemist to define projects, troubleshoot process chemistry issues, and communicate findings and results on a regular basis.


Comply with plant safety rules and actively work to improve lab safety.  


Proactively identify possible safety hazards associated with individual experimental design. Work with industrial chemist and industrial hygiene to reduce or eliminate associated hazards.


Monitor and analyze operating data from the manufacturing process using statistical tools, both proactively (statistical quality/process control) and reactively (troubleshooting)


Assist with the development of various project scopes


Assist production personnel (engineers and technicians) in troubleshooting and correcting problems related to yields, capacity, quality, environmental compliance and/or safety


Working knowledge of analytical chemistry to effectively analyze and apply data to working projects


Present on major project findings or updates in an oral or report style presentation


Required Skills:

Students must be currently enrolled in a bachelor's or master's chemistry degree program and have completed their Junior year by the start of the internship.


1 year research experience in an organic chemistry lab required


Work at the Muscatine, Iowa site for the duration of the term (June- August of 2020)


Return to school upon completion of their term with Bayer to continue their program of study


 Desired Skills/Experience:

 Prior Co-op or Internship experience is a plus


 Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale

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.

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.


Country: United States
Location: IA-Muscatine
Functional Area: [sap_fa_9]
Entry Level: 1