Project Lead

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Monsanto Innovation Center - Let’s Reimagine Together 

Monsanto is a global modern agriculture company.  We develop products and tools to help farmers around the world grow crops while using energy, water, and land more efficiently.  We believe innovation has the potential to bring humanity’s needs in balance with the resources of our planet.  Monsanto is a Fortune 500 company with over 20,000 employees in 69 countries around the globe. 

At the Monsanto Innovation Center, we use digital tools and data to drive agricultural innovations which increase efficiency and reduce the amount of water, land, and energy necessary to meet the world’s food, fuel, and fiber needs. 

As a Project Lead you will be a key subject matter expert in your field, on your designated team(s). You will be the team's decision maker and spokesperson, working closely with your team and project manager. You are to be insightful, analytical, grounded, and a team player.

Do you have a passion to:

Continuously learn new things and make new connections between them?

Motivate others to deliver exceptional results?

Organize people, resources, processes, and time?

Think about how projects can fit into a larger strategy?

Communicate on technical and non-technical levels?

Would you like the opportunity for:

Sharing your passion and knowledge as part of a team to create solutions for complex questions?

Expanding networks in a Fortune 500 Company?

Working with technical experts as part of a multi-function team?

Leading a project team with the potential to transform digital agriculture?

This role is for the summer of 2018 (May--August), with potential to be extended for fall semester.


Graduate-level or senior undergraduate

Project management experience and organization skills



Excellent communication skills

Team player

Quick learner

Proven experience(s) delivering a key outcome

Must be registered as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Must be able to commute to the work location daily
Cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0, or equivalent
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Available up to 20 hours/week during the academic year
Available up to 40 hours/week during the summer semester

Apply online at #01PB1