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Crop Protection Research & Development Intern

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Job Title: Crop Protection Research & Development Intern
Location: Vero Beach, FL, South United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: Researcher/Research & Development
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Crop Protection Field Development team is currently seeking a Research & Development intern in Vero Beach, FL. Through leading innovations, we help farmers around the world meet the challenge of feeding a growing population and taking care of our planet. As an intern you will work as a member of the Vero Beach Research Center team and shadow scientists while they conduct greenhouse, laboratory, and field research with emphasis in profiling active ingredients or developing methods that support the active ingredient pipeline. You will also participate in data generation and summaries to develop recommendations on the appropriate use of chemical and application technology. 

As an intern at Syngenta, you have the opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry, and work on real projects finding real solutions. Work with us and you’ll get:  

    Competitive wages   Ongoing career development resources    The opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects   Meaningful projects that solve problems 

Duration: May 2022 – August 2022 


    Assist in a trialing program that generates high-quality data   Timely and complete reporting of data, reports and summaries  Working as part of a cohesive team to provide research solutions 

Education & Experience: 

    Prefer a candidate currently pursuing a Master’s or PhD degree from an accredited university in Agronomy, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Weed Science, or related agricultural disciplines   Fluent in English  All applicants must be eligible to work in the US 


    Experience in greenhouse, laboratory, and/or field research techniques, experimental design, and statistical analysis  Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities  Excellent analytical and people skills  Strong oral and written communication skills  Critical leadership capabilities  Communicative – we clearly convey information and ideas; we encourage open and continuous communication; we are keen to listen and learn  Team-Oriented – we actively participate as members of a team to move the team toward completion of goals; we collaborate effectively across organizational boundaries  Results-Oriented – we deliver on our commitments; we set aspirational goals and work tenaciously to reach or exceed them  Ability to perform in summer field conditions 

What We Offer:   A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and offers flexible work options to meet both your work and personal needs     About Syngenta  Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.   


Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 

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Job Post Date: 09/26/21
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