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Agronomist


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Job Title: Agronomist
Location: International/Other
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Manufacturing/Production
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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Description


The Maize Product Development research intern program is a #-month internship designed to give broad based exposure to the day to day activities of a breeding program. Interns in the program will be expected to participate in all aspects of the research centers activities including planting, plot maintenance, data collection, harvesting and could travel to other locations to help on specific field related tasks. In addition, each intern will be expected to have a small research program that they will present at the conclusion of the internship. Position duration is XX to XX 201X. The individual will be involved 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 corn 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, the individual will be expected to lead groups of co-workers to complete required tasks.

Qualifications


College Sophomore standing or above, majoring in Agronomy, Plant Physiology, Plant Pathology, Genetics, or a related field. Farm background beneficial. Individual must display a high degree of self-motivation, self - initiative and ability to work well with others.

Good communication and interpersonal skills along with strong computer aptitude are essential.


DuPont Pioneer (www.pioneer.com/careers) headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, is the worlds leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries. DuPont Pioneer provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability and strives to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere. Science with Service Delivering Success.
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Job Post Date: 04/05/19
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