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Seeds Development Trialing Intern

Company: Syngenta
Location: Aurora
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description
Syngenta Seeds is one of the world's largest developers and producers of seed for farmers, commercial growers, retailers and small seed companies. Syngenta seeds improve the quality and yields of crops. High-quality seeds ensure better and more productive crops, which is why farmers invest in them. Advanced seeds help mitigate risks such as disease and drought and allow farmers to grow food using less land, less water and fewer inputs. Syngenta Seeds brings farmers more vigorous, stronger, resistant plants, including innovative hybrid varieties and biotech crops that can thrive even in challenging growing conditions. Syngenta Seeds is headquartered in the United States.
About This Job
Job Description
We invite you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Trialing team is currently seeking a Seeds Development Trialing Intern in Aurora, SD.
Work With Us And You'll Get
As an intern at Syngenta, you have the opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry, and work on real projects finding real solutions.

  • Competitive wages
  • Ongoing career development resources
  • The opportunity to work on meaningful, innovative projects that solve problems
  • A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and offers flexible work options to meet both your work and personal needs
    Estimated Duration: May 2023 - August 2023
    You Will
    • Learn and adhere to Syngenta safety and stewardship policies
    • Participate in tier meetings, HSE meetings, and other team meetings as needed
    • Perform fieldwork including soybean disease planting, winter wheat harvest, staking plots, field data acquisition such as emergence notes, plot quality notes, plant height and stand counts
    • Work with state of the art and proprietary harvesting and phenotypic data collection equipment
    • Manage data from experiments which includes acquisition and analysis support
    • Assist with field agronomic practices and activities
    • Perform other duties as assigned
      Qualifications
      What you must have:
      • A High School Diploma or equivalent
      • Enrollment in an Associates or Bachelor's Degree program in Agronomy, Crop Science, Agricultural Business, or another closely related field of study
      • Interest in the seed production industry and willingness to learn
      • A valid driver's license and clean driving record
        What You Might Also Contribute To The Team
        • Critical technical, professional, and personal capabilities
        • Communication - excellent written and spoken communication skills
        • Detail/Accuracy oriented - All procedures must be understood and followed
        • An independent individual who is self-motivating and needs little supervision
        • Proficiencies in Microsoft office (word, excel, powerpoint)
        • Ability to use professional concepts and company policies & procedures
        • Critical leadership capabilities
        • Innovative - to always look to implement new procedures or technologies to improve work efficiencies
        • Excellent organization and planning skills
        • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
        • Communicates inspirationally
        • Manages performance to high standards
        • Develops self and others
          Additional Information
          Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
          Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
          (http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmla.htm)
          Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC)
          (http://webapps.dol.gov/elaws/firststep/poster_direct.htm)
          Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)
          (http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppa.htm)

Keywords: Syngenta, Sioux Falls , Seeds Development Trialing Intern, Other , Aurora, South Dakota

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