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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

KWS Cereals USA Summer Intern

Wheat Breeding Intern- Starting June 2017


KWS Cereals USA specializes in cereal breeding and provides a range of innovative, high quality products. The continuous development of new and improved cereal varieties as well as highly qualitative seeds is our goal. Hybrid rye, wheat and barley are the main crops in our cereals portfolio.

SUMMARY: In this role, you will develop an operational knowledge in the area of wheat breeding. You will be working outside, with a team of experienced wheat breeding experts during wheat harvest. You must be willing to work extra hours and be 18 years or older.

 Work in wheat fields to hand harvest research material.
 Assist combine harvest of yield plots.
 Operate various types of research equipment, which may include thresher, cleaners and seed counters.
 Organize seed stocks in the warehouse to prepare them for sowing.
 Assist research planting operations in the field.
 Ensure Company handbook, RGPs and safety policies are followed and personal protective equipment is used correctly.
 Ability to work extended work hours as needed.
 Occasionally travel and/or drive on behalf of the business.
 Meet attendance requirements.
 Other duties as assigned.

 High School Diploma, and/or pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural, Crop Sciences, Plant Breeding, Biology or any other major.
 Ability to work non-standard work hours, including Saturdays, and some overnight travel.
 Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions and lift up to 30 pounds.
 Ability to work well independently and with team members.
 Excellent attention to detail.

To view a complete job description, please visit the KWS website and apply online at:  More information can also be found on the attached flier.

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