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Field Research Intern Dallas Center IA

Company name
DuPont

Location
Dallas Center, IA

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Field Research Intern (Dallas Center, IA)','018341W-01','!*!DuPont

Pioneer is seeking a Field Research Intern to participate in a 3-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 center's activities.  In

addition, each intern will be expected to conduct a small research project that

they will present at the conclusion of the internship. Position duration is May

to August 2018.

 

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 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.','!*!Education and Experience

College Senior standing, majoring in Agronomy, Plant Physiology, Plant

Pathology, Genetics, or a related field. Agricultural background

beneficial. 

 

Competencies

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.  Previous research

experience preferred, but not required. Computer skills (Excel, Access, and

electronic data collection) are a plus.

 ','Research & Development','NA-United States-Iowa-Dallas Center','','Pioneer','High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)','','Full-time','Limited Term','Internship','Field Research Intern (Dallas Center, IA)

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DuPont
Website : http://www.dupont.com

Company Profile
A World Leader in Market-Driven Innovation and Science. With expertise spanning two centuries, diverse industries and more than 90 countries, our company is uniquely positioned to help solve some of the world’s biggest challenges. For more than 200 years, DuPont has brought world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace through innovative products, materials and services. Our market-driven innovation introduces thousands of new products and patent applications every year, serving markets as diverse as agriculture, nutrition, electronics and communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel.

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