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Environmental Data Analyst Intern


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Job Title: Environmental Data Analyst Intern
Location: Chicago, IL, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: IT/Software Development
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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About this Job:  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 

As an integral member of this team, you’ll experience personal and professional growth as you collaborate in developing Digital Platform solutions and enhancements that contribute to feeding the world in a sustainable manner. As an Environmental Data Analyst Intern you will acquire, clean, and manipulate data from weather, soil, proximal, and remote sensing using GIS and programming tools such as R or Python. Preference for Chicago, IL; Raleigh/Durham; option for the candidate to work remotely.

Duration: May 2022-August 2022 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

    Acquire, quality control, manipulate, structure, and analyze various large, agriculturally relevant datasets in support of current Syngenta’s products. Generate replicable scripts of the performed analysis. Function as an integral member of a team responsible for data collection, data entry, and providing insightful feedback related to Syngenta’s suite of digital tools. Effectively communicating regularly with peers and supervisors regarding the status of projects and work activities. Perform all tasks and behave in a manner compliant with and in support of all safety and stewardship related company policies and practices, including completing all required company training courses.


Qualifications

Education & Experience: 

    Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Environmental Science, Land and Environmental Engineering, Ag Engineering or another closely related agricultural and environmental field of study. Demonstrated ability in R or Python. Preference may be given to candidates with knowledge and experience in Remote Sensing and GIS. All applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

About Syngenta  Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. 

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.    Family and Medical Leave Act FMLA       Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC      Employee Polygraph Protection Act EPPA   

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Job Post Date: 10/05/21
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