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Intern Agronomy Twin Falls

Location: 

Boise, ID, US, 83706-1211

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

The J.R. Simplot Company’s Plant Sciences division provides an exciting opportunity to change the nature of potato breeding and enhance sustainable food production using tools of biotechnology. As a small group within a large Agribusiness company we seek fun, innovative, and hard-working individuals to help bring new products to market. We are currently looking for a full-time, seasonal Agronomy Research Intern to join our Team. This individual will support the Agronomic Sciences Team’s efforts by working closely with our Agronomists and other internal groups.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Agronomic Sciences Field Team in all aspects of field trialing and data input
  • Assist with field data collection needed for different projects and other field activities throughout the year
  • Involved in team efforts for compliance documentation related to transport, storage, planting, harvest, and post-harvest management of biotech potato crops
  • Cross-functional team collaboration, leadership, concise written and oral communication, organization and attention to detail are required

Typical Education

Bachelor’s degree (in-progress or completed) in: Agriculture, Agronomy, Horticulture, Biology, or other relevant majors

Relevant Experience

  • Preference for experience in crop production, farming, horticulture or similar
  • Knowledge of potato cultivation, plant biology, other farming practices or biotechnology is also preferred
  • Excellent verbal, written communications and interpersonal skills are essential
  • The individual must be available to travel domestically approximately 10%.
  • Valid driver’s license

Job Requisition ID: 10766

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): Irving St Building A R&D - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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