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2018 Summer Internship: Research (Colorado, Kansas & Nebraska) - United States  

Dupont Biosciences (company)

Posted on : 22 October 2017

Project Description

Job Description

DuPont Pioneer is seeking a 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.

Research Intern opportunities may be located in Colorado, Kansas & Nebraska.

Job Qualifications

  • Sophomore or Junior standing in Agronomy, Plant Physiology, Plant Pathology, Genetics, or a related field
  • Must display a high degree of self-motivation, self-initiative, and ability to work well with others
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must
  • Strong computer aptitude is essential 

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies in late 2018 or early 2019. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.