Intern – Food Scientist (Corporate – Caldwell, ID)
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. Currently, we have a Food Science Internship position open with Plant Sciences in Caldwell, Idaho. This position is a full-time, 6-month, cooperative internship beginning in January 2017 and concluding in June 2017 with potential for extension.
What's in it for you? This internship opportunity is designed to provide real exposure to food science research that will help you achieve your educational and career goals. You will have an excellent opportunity to work with other food scientists in an exciting area of potato biotechnology and product development.
Requirements: Education: Graduate students with BS in Food Science or related field. Must maintain a passing GPA
Essential Functions: Provide support to the food scientists in project research, data collection, and reporting. Assist with experiment execution. Make observations and provide feedback relative to experiments at all stages. Opportunity to conduct your own research as assigned by the senior food scientist. Candidate must be willing to work at any level of project execution ranging from planning to clean-up and everything in between. Candidate must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficient use of Microsoft Office software.
Availability: January 2017 – June 2017
Location Information: Just 45 minutes away from Boise, Caldwell offers a small community atmosphere, but large city amenities. Caldwell boasts great community events and recreational activities for river rafters, skiers, hot springs lovers, trail riders and hikers. For the wine lovers, there are over 10 wineries and vineyards to tour. HOW TO APPLYInternal Simplot Candidates:Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID#3563External Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID#3563Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above.
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