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Summer Internship Job Summary

You'll spend the summer working in the real sales world, working with one or more sales representatives who will be your mentors. You'll learn about products, planning, sales techniques, scheduling, customer contact and problem solving. These activities require knowledge of plant science, turf management, horticulture and/or related disciplines, or of the Sentricon® System, Halo™ Electronic Termite Detection, Hex-Pro™ Termite Baiting System, the technical know-how, and business principles to ensure optimal success for customers.

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

  • Establish/implement/manage trial sites of Dow AgroSciences products with cooperating end use customers (golf course, lawn care, nurseries, etc.)
  • Develop and implement a performance monitoring schedule, investigate product activity after application and gather additional information to document performance
  • Evaluate insect, weed and/or disease activity and recommend treatment plans for end use customers
  • Position key product features, advantages and benefits to create demand for DAS products
  • Gather competitive/market information, recognize and communicate new trends and future needs
  • Follow good product stewardship and ensure Dow AgroSciences products are used with responsible care
  • Provide preliminary product complaint investigation as needed
  • Project professional image and maintain car and equipment to the highest standard
  • Manage expenses in the best way to reach maximum productivity
  • Establish/implement/manage trial sites of Sentricon with key PCOs including installation, monitoring, and baiting as required
  • Responsible for evaluating insect activity and recommending treatment plan to solve the homeowner's problem
  • Develop a good knowledge of customers and related territory to perform job (PCOs, homeowners, distributors, centers of influence, competitors, etc.)

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.