Research Summer Student Assistant (Illinois & Indiana)
DuPont Pioneer is seeking a Research Summer Student Assistant to participate in a 3-month experience designed to give broad based exposure to the day-to-day activities of a breeding program. The assistants in the program will be expected to participate in all aspects of the research center's activities including planting, plot maintenance, pollination, data collection, and possibly harvesting and could travel to other locations to help on specific field related tasks. Position duration is May to August 2017. Research Summer Student Assistant opportunities may be available in Illinois & Indiana.Qualifications:Education and ExperienceIn-coming College Sophomore or Junior standing, majoring in Agronomy, Plant Physiology, Plant Pathology, Genetics, or a related field. Agricultural background beneficial.CompetenciesIndividual must display a high degree of self-motivation, self-initiative, and ability to work well with others. Good communication and interpersonal skills along with strong computer aptitude are essential. DuPont Pioneer (www.pioneer.com/careers) headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, is the world???s leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics, providing high-quality seeds to farmers in more than 90 countries. DuPont Pioneer provides agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability and strives to develop sustainable agricultural systems for people everywhere. Science with Service Delivering Success???.Apply for this job.