DuPont 2019 Predictive Ag Field Research Intern in Woodland, California

2019 Predictive Ag Field Research Intern (Job Number: 200093W-01)

Description

Corteva AgriScience sponsors a variety of internships in agricultural research across many field research centers in North America including Incubator Sites focused on activities related to Predictive Agriculture. The Predictive Ag intern at the Woodland research center will have the opportunity to obtain diverse experiences related to field data collection and analysis, including precision phenotyping and sensing activities.

These research centers house trait development, crop protection and plant breeding research activities. Thus, the candidate will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and assist other groups at the station in their activities. Interns will also manage their own research project with the expectation of a verbal report to the larger intern group at Corteva AgriScience facilities in Johnston, IA.

This intern position provides excellent experience that can be applied to full time positions in the industry, or in preparation for additional graduate level training in the plant sciences.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • College Sophomore, Junior or Senior standing

  • Majoring in Agronomy, Plant Physiology, Plant Pathology, Genetics, Biology or a related field

  • Interest in careers in agricultural research, data science and/or agriculture engineering valuable

Competencies

  • Previous research experience preferred, but not required

  • Computer skills (Excel, Access, and electronic data collection) are a plus

  • Effective communication and strong interpersonal skills are necessary

  • Candidate should be able to work independently or with a team.

“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-California-Woodland

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Part-time

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

Employee Status: Temporary

Job Type: Internship

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