DuPont Biochemist Intern - Trait Discovery in Johnston, Iowa

Biochemist Intern - Trait Discovery (Job Number: 199253W-01)


The Output Traits group in Trait Discovery Research and Development at Corteva Agriscience is seeking a highly motivated biochemist intern for developing traits in oilseed crops. The position is for a three to six month internship. Completion of 1 year of a biochemistry course by starting date is a must. We are accepting applications from undergraduates and graduates.

Skills to learn and build upon:

  • Designing and executing experiments

  • Collaborating with others

  • Coalescing and analyzing datasets

  • Use of model systems for heterologous expression

  • Enzyme kinetics & protein biochemistry, lipid biochemistry, and metabolomics

  • Knowledge of plant metabolism, plant biochemistry, and metabolic engineering


Education and Experience

  • • College Junior or Senior standing

  • • Agricultural background beneficial

  • • Minimum GPA requirement of 3.0

  • • Must be enrolled at an accredited university at the time of internship

Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Johnston

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Part-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Temporary

Job Type: Entry Level

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