DuPont Controlled Environments Intern (Johnston, IA) in Johnston, Iowa

Controlled Environments Intern (Johnston, IA) (Job Number: 017779W-01)

Description

DowDuPont™ is an innovative and customer–focused producer of sustainable solutions for addressing food production solutions worldwide. We seek an intern to work with the pipeline management team to participate in research to develop new support process. The pipeline management team works with a variety of genome engineered crops. The successful applicant will be expected to have a small research project that she or he will present at the conclusion of the internship.

  • Conductsexperiments to completion, according to specific procedures, learning to exercisingindependent judgment and discretion as appropriate.

  • Summarizesresults of experiments, noting problem areas, while recommending actions to betaken within standard procedures.

  • Workwith scientist to develop and execute experiments.

  • May be requested to maintain appropriate inventory ofchemicals and/or supplies necessary for the completion of experiments at worklocation.

  • Maybe requested to assist in conducting experiments at other research sites,laboratory areas, or groups.

Qualifications

  • Student majoring in agricultural orplant biotechnologies (plant physiology, botany, molecular biology or biochemistry).

  • Excellentverbal and written communication skills as well as math and computer skills.

  • Individualmust have a high degree of self-motivation and take initiative.

  • Knowledge of embryo rescue, sterile techniqueand tissue culture is preferred.

  • Maybe required to do physical lifting and work in varying ergonomic environments.

Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Johnston

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Temporary

Job Type: Entry Level

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