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Agronomy Field Intern

Company Name:
DuPont
The Agronomy Field Intern will assist with on-farm demonstration plots and large on farm studies conducted in the state of Mississippi and possibly surrounding states. Candidate will aide in collecting, organizing and summarizing data from these trials and other research plots. This intern will also assist in establishing, maintaining, and becoming knowledgeable of agronomy training locations and activities in the assigned area. This position will compliment your formal education by gaining exposure to agronomy and sales roles within the seed industry. This individual will work independently, and will have interaction with the Field Agronomist, Territory Managers, Product Agronomist, local research personnell, retailers, and farmers.
The Agronomy Field Intern will contribute to bringing innovative products and agronomy information to our customers. Build interpersonal and communication skills while working closely with sales, research and customers. Enhance and develop your skills through practical and meaningful experience while collecting data and information related to field trials. Gain experience in independently managing your time and priorities, and make decisions to meet your goals. Collect and record data from field strip trials and large farm studies. Observe and document field management practices. Attend and assist with educational meetings. Assist with other ongoing agronomy training activities. Safe operation of DuPont Pioneer vehicle while traveling extensively.
Enrollment in Agriculture, Biology, Biochemistry or related degree program
Completion of at least 1st year of study desired
Must be able to work independently
Skilled in computer use (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook).
Valid driver's license and good driving record
Superior work ethic, highly motivated, & leadership/interpersonal skills/experience desired
We are looking for individuals who put Safety first above all other responsibilities
Job: Sales
Organization: Pioneer
Title: Agronomy Field Intern
Location: Mississippi-Leland
Requisition ID: SAL00002928

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