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Field Research Intern - 6 Month (West Memphis, AR)

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Job Title: Field Research Intern - 6 Month (West Memphis, AR)
Location: West Memphis, AR, South United States, USA
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Researcher/Research & Development
Job Type: Internship/Summer Work Experience
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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Grow what's next. Grow your future. Corteva Agriscience is seeking a Field Research Intern to participate in a 6-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.

Position duration is May to November 2021.

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, harvesting and analyzing samples, drone operation and image analysis, 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 off-site 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 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 internship
  • Valid Driver license with a clean record
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Job Post Date: 09/23/20
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