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Seed Production Research Intern- Pasco, WA

Requisition Number: 18011965
Seed Production Research Intern - Pasco, WA

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
May 2020-August 2020 *Start dates vary per position and can be flexible.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate the design, set-up, and planting of Seed Production Research (SPR) trials at all required locations domestically
  • Perform seed lab work including trial setup, field mapping, planting preparation, seed cleaning, and labeling
  • Perform fieldwork including planting, staking, pollination, data acquisition and seed harvest
  • Process seed from field studies
  • Assist in managing seed inventories in order to conduct required experiments.
  • Manage data from experiments which includes acquisition, analysis support
  • Assist with lab seed treatment applications and related field trial plantings
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education & Experience: 
  • Requires a High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy, Plant Biology, Animal Science, or another closely related agricultural field of study
  • Must have a valid Driver's License
  • Proficient in English
  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the US
Additional Knowledge, Skills, Traits & Abilities:
  • Communication-The ability to communicate information well (both written and spoken) is highly desired
  • Detail/Accuracy Oriented-All procedures and policies must be understood and followed
  • Autonomous-An independent individual who is self-motivating and needs little supervision
  • Previous internship and/or co-op experience related to Agriculture is preferred but not required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of plant physiology
  • Knowledge of seed biology
  • Knowledge field research techniques and technology

Work Level: XZ

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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