Intern Goverment Relations and Policy:
Bayer AG

Bayer AG
Washington DC
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. 


Intern Goverment Relations and Policy 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Intern Government Relations and Policy, are to:   


  • Provide hands-on support for necessary healthcare, environment and agriculture policy projects at both the federal and state levels of government;
  • Attend trade association and internal corporate meetings and report activities;
  • Draft talking points regarding issue-specific policies and strategies for implementation;
  • Perform research of policies, political positions and government officials to support lobbying efforts;
  • Develop new ideas and strategies to enhance existing efforts and utilize existing resources to achieve components of issue strategies;
  • Must be able to work approximately 15-20 hours per week or more.




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following: 


 Required Qualifications:  


  • Currently attending college studying Political Science, Healthcare Policy, Environmental Policy, Agricultural Policy, Law, Communications, or similar field;
  • Demonstrated organizational, time management and independent prioritization skills;
  • Self-motivated with the ability to handle numerous tasks at the same time to effectively perform the functions of this position;
  • Highly effective and successful working both independently and with teams;
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work through and complete assignments which often result in conflicting priorities and deadlines with little to no supervision;
  • Excellent communications skills with proven ability to respond with professionalism in verbal as well as written communications;
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, professional and ethical work practices with the ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels, and in some cases, key media representatives;
  • Experience in proactively identifying, analyzing and recommending opportunities and options for improving group efficiencies, as well as cost savings recommendations;
  • Competence, flexibility and effectiveness at dealing with frequent and highly stressful, high visibility situations and assignments including many short notice assignments that will present conflicting priorities;
  • Proficient computer skills including Windows, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, and knowledge of using internet for research tasks.

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. 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.   
Location:United States : District of Columbia : Washington    
Division:Corporate Functions   
Reference Code:16786   
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