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Corteva Agriscience Agronomy Sciences Intern in Johnston, Iowa


Grow What's Next. Grow Your Future.

Corteva Agriscience is currently looking for an Agronomy Sciences Intern to work for 3 months duration - from May-August 2020.

Primary duties of the Agronomy Sciences Intern are help create and edit summaries of agronomy research projects and crop management information pieces for use with Pioneer field sales teams and available to customers through the Pioneer Agronomy Library.

Additionally, the intern will assist in establishing and maintaining the Johnston Expo plots. The Johnston Expo plots include product, technology, and management demonstrations that are viewed by hundreds of U.S. and international visitors to the Pioneer Johnston campus each year. Candidate will aide in organizing and analyzing observations and results from these trials and other research plots.

This position will compliment your formal education by providing the opportunity to experience a broad overview of opportunities in the seed industry, contribute to bringing innovative products to our customers, build interpersonal and communication skills while working closely with research, sales and customers, enhance and develop your skills through practical experience while collecting data and information related to field trials, and gain experience in independently managing your time and priorities.


  • Enrollment in Agronomy, Plant Sciences, or related agricultural degree program.

  • Completion of at least 2nd year of study desired.

  • Must be able to work independently.

  • Skilled with MS Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook); experience with Adobe Creative Cloud desired.

  • High level of skill with written communications.

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

  • Basic knowledge of corn and soybean production practices.

  • Superior work ethic, highly motivated, and thorough attention to detail.

  • Leadership and interpersonal skills/experience desired.

  • Willingness to work both indoors and outdoors in hot, cold, wet and dry conditions.

Corteva Agriscience ™, the world's first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what's right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future.


Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit: Accessibility Page for Contact Information For US Applicants: See the 'Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law' poster For our U.S. Affirmative Action Policy, click here