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Field Research Intern - 3 Month (Wisconsin) (Milwaukee)


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Corteva Agriscience

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**Description** **Grow what's next. Grow your future.** Corteva Agriscience is seeking a Field Research Intern to participate in a 3-month internship designed to give broad based exposure on the day-to-day activities of a breeding program. Several research centers house both plant breeding and trait development research activities. Sharing resources across these breeding and trait development groups facilitates more efficient integrated product development. Our Wisconsin based internships are available in Eau Claire and Janesville. Position duration is May to August 2020. **Responsibilities - WHAT YOU'LL DO:** Interns in the program will be expected to participate in all aspects of the research center's activities. In addition, each intern will be expected to conduct a small research project that they will present after the internship. Our interns will get experience with field plot research, planting, plot establishment and maintenance, organizing and completing pollination, harvesting and analyzing samples, and data collection of traits important to a breeding program. A key component of the position will be the collection of high quality data on specific traits of economic importance. The individual will be expected to travel to other locations as part of the data collection process. As part of the program, our interns will be expected to lead groups of co-workers to complete required tasks. **Qualifications** **Qualifications - WHAT YOU'LL BRING:** + Current sophomore or junior standing at an accredited university + Education focus in Agronomy, Plant Physiology, Plant Pathology, Genetics, Biology or a related field + Agricultural background beneficial + Minimum GPA requirement of 3.0 + Must be enrolled at an accredited university at the time of internshipCorteva Agriscience , the world's first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what's right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future.#GrowWhatMattersCorteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit:Accessibility Page for Contact InformationFor US Applicants: See the 'Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law' posterFor our U.S. Affirmative Action Policy, click here
Associated topics: agriculture, agrosciences, biodiversity, environmental, environmental science, epa, field, waste, water, water monitoring
Posted Date
10/09/2019

Listing ID
73186571
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