JR Simplot Intern Greenhouse/Horticulture (Boise, ID) in Boise, Idaho
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have an intern position available at our facility in Boise, ID. Boise’s mild climate, affordable housing, and vibrant downtown add up to a great place to live.
What's in it for you? This position will support the potato & strawberry agronomy research program and their endeavors in R&D at Simplot Plant Sciences. The position is a full-time, 6-month internship.
Responsibilities: Disclaimer - The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
Assist with routine care of plants in research greenhouses (planting, watering, fertilizing and general pest control) in Boise under the supervision of a Greenhouse Manager or principle investigator.Assist with sampling in the greenhouses.Assist with routine maintenance of the greenhouses.Support Biotech Quality Management Systems (BQMS) and compliance protocols.Basic computer skills needed for data entry for statistical analysis.
Qualifications: Successful candidates for this position will have: An ability to manage time and work with supervisor to prioritize projects. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong computer skills (Word and Excel). Clean driving record. Must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours a week during the school year (flexible around school schedule)A GPA of at least 3.3 is preferred Education: Current student enrolled in an accredited college/university, seeking a Bachelor's degree in Horticulture, Agronomy, or related field.
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