DuPont Research Intern-Immunochemistry Development in Johnston, Iowa

Research Intern-Immunochemistry Development (Job Number: 199695W-01)


Job Description

Corteva Agriscience, the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, is seeking creative and motivated candidates for a summer intern position in the Immunochemistry Development group. The intern program is a 3-month internship designed to gain familiarity with the Corteva Agriscience organization, engage in practical real-world problems and work on method development experiments that benefit specific end-users. Interns in the program will be expected to present their work at the conclusion of the internship.

The intern will be a member of a group supporting multiple crop projects for both research and development and product characterization pipelines. The intern will be an integral part of a team conducting activities aimed at furthering our understanding of protein detection reagents and methods as tools to detect and analyze transgenic proteins. The intern will work alongside trained analysts and will be directly involved in critical discussions regarding experimental planning, execution and result analysis. In addition, the intern will be responsible for an independent project conducted with the guidance of a team member.



  • Candidates must have completed their sophomore level of undergraduate study (U.S.) or 1st year of undergraduate study (Canada) in biological sciences with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher prior to beginning the internship.

  • Individual must have a high degree of self-motivation, initiative, and ability to work well with others and independently. Excellent written/verbal communication, computer and organizational skills are required.

  • Experience with lab work, specifically ELISA or Western Blot and agriculture.

“We are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience™ is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.

At Corteva Agriscience™, we seek to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume. This means we will help rejuvenate the agricultural ecosystem to support people and the planet and to ensure progress for generations to come.”

Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Johnston

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Part-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Temporary

Job Type: Internship

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