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Summer Internship Job Summary

During your first weeks on the job, you will attend a formal classroom and field-based training rated best in class. You'll spend the summer in the real world, embedded with one of our field-based Sales Teams under the supervision of a Senior Sales Representative or District Sales Manager (DSM). You'll learn about our products and seed line-up, account planning, time management, and problem solving while providing technical service to farmers or dealers. Our internships offer a competitive monthly salary, paid travel and entertainment expenses, a company vehicle when necessary, and an increased potential for full-time employment due to exposure to multiple facets of the Dow AgroSciences organization.

Summer Intern General Information for Crop Protection and Seed Sales: 
Under the supervision of Dow AgroSciences Sales Representatives or DSM, the sales intern is responsible for providing technical service to farmers and sales support to dealers. These activities require technical know-how and knowledge of management practices and business principles. Expertise in plant science, Agribusiness, and/or related disciplines will ensure optimal success.

Summer Internship Primary Responsibilities vary by project, but often include:

  • Create demand of Dow AgroSciences and Mycogen Seed products by providing technical service and advice to farmers and dealers
  • Establish, implement and manage demonstration plots with key farmers and centers of influence
  • Help coordinate activities and tasks associated with plot tours and field days – including selection of promotional aids, developing a schedule and preparing the site
  • Gather competitive information and communicate market trends and future needs
  • Promote the responsible use of Dow AgroSciences and Mycogen Seeds products
  • Responsible for investigating, rationalizing, and resolving assigned product performance claims and informing the Sales Rep/DSM of action(s) taken
  • Reviewing and evaluating demonstration plots and making suggestions for improvements
  • Develop a good knowledge of the customers and related territory to successfully fulfill the role (customers, centers of influence, dealers, distributors, competitors, etc.)
  • Project professional image and maintain car and equipment to the highest standard
  • Manage expenses in the best way to reach maximum productivity
  • Position key product features, advantages and benefits to create demand for Dow AgroSciences products

Summer Internship Benefits:

  • Real world experience by being embedded with sales team
  • One week of formal classroom and field-based training rated Best in Class
  • Highly competitive pay for summer interns
  • Paid travel and entertainment expenses
  • Company issued vehicle for use as an intern
  • Exposure to multiple facets of the Dow AgroSciences organization including the Field Sales team, the Indianapolis-based Market Sell team, Human Resources, and Corporate Leadership
  • Opportunity for full-time employment

How to Apply:

Dow AgroSciences offers a number of summer internships, with the option of fall and spring as well. To apply for a summer internship, check the event calendar to see if we'll be participating in your university's upcoming career fair. Come to our booth and bring your resume. If your university isn’t on the event calendar, please apply online. The majority of summer internships are filled by the end of November, so make sure to apply on-line at the link provided above. Please note that you must be a US citizen or a permanent resident to be considered.