Intern – Research Agronomy (AgriBusiness – Boise, 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. We currently have an opening for a Research Agronomy Intern at our Agribusiness offices in Boise, Idaho.
What's in it for you? This position will support the Simplot AgriBusiness operating unit in two critical and related areas: the summer and fall agronomy research program. This position will have a base office located at the Corporate Headquarters Building in Boise, ID, but will also entail field work in the surrounding areas. This position is a full-time position, starting in May/June 2017 and ending in October of
2017 dependent on school schedule.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Crop Sampling and Field Observations (summer)
Support Summer Field Tours
Assisting with harvest summer and into fall.
Crop Progress Reports
Data entry and analysis
Special Projects as assigned
Requirements: Education: o Current student enrolled in an accredited college/university o Undergraduate student with an interest in agronomy related research. o Agricultural degree seeking students preferred o Must maintain a passing GPA
Knowledge/Skills: o Ability to read maps to locate fields o Driver's license and safe driving record o Strong oral and written communication skills o Strong computer skills (word, excel, Power Point) o Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds and work in a variety of conditions (hot summer conditions) o Clean driving record
Availability: May – October 2017 HOW TO APPLYInternal Simplot Candidates:Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID#3750External Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID#3750Please 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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