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Intern - Plant Sciences

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 a research agronomy internship available within our Plant Sciences department in Boise, ID.
What’s in it for you?
These positions will support the potato agronomy research program and their endeavors in R&D at Simplot Plant Sciences. The position is a full-time 6-month internship.
What you will do:
·         Operating a washing/grading line
·         Supporting the Biotech Quality Management Systems (BQMS) and compliance paperwork
·         Storage monitoring and sampling
·         Storage reports
·         Data entry, analysis, and summarization
·         Special Projects as assigned
What you already have:
·         Familiarity with storage equipment and sensors
·         Ability to drive a forklift or be trained
·         Strong oral and written communication skills
·         Strong computer skills (Word and Excel)
·         Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds
·         Clean driving record
·         Farming background preferred
Current student enrolled in an accredited college/university
Undergraduate student with research experience or Graduate student preferred
Agricultural degree seeking students preferred
Availability: Minimum of 6 months, starting in January 2019 (Other time frames will be considered as appropriate)
Travel: 10%
Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above. For best results, please upload your resume as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document. 
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**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration 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.**