Monsanto-Marana Greenhouse Co-op Positions

Some internships may be closed. Please refer to the organization’s web page for up-to-date postings and opportunities.

Monsanto has two internship opportunities for students at their Marana Greenhouse for Summer and Fall 2018!

Produce more. Conserve more. Improve lives. That’s Monsanto’s vision for a better world. Achieving this vision requires inspiration, innovation, and a passion for applying state-of-the-art technology to revolutionize agriculture. We are seeking an exceptionally talented student with these core qualities for a paid six-month fall co-op in our Protected Culture Optimization Team within the Plant Breeding Trait & Product Delivery Organization. The position will be based at our greenhouse sites in and around Tucson, Arizona.


Greenhouse Agronomics Co-op: https://jobs.monsanto.com/job/arizona/greenhouse-agronomics-co-op/769/5627469

In this role, the successful candidate will Conduct greenhouse trials to determine best agronomic, environmental, and plant growth regulation practices to ensure a smooth transition of breeding pipelines from field to greenhouse.

Required Skills / Experience:

  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in a B.S. or M.S. degree program in a scientific field, including Biology, Agronomy, Horticulture, Controlled Environment Agriculture, Soil Science, or a related field
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of plant growth management in controlled environments
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas in a clear, precise and actionable manner
  • Detail and results-orientated with the ability to work independently
  • Experimental design and data analysis

Desired Skills / Experience:

  • Knowledge of genetics, breeding, agriculture and/or biotechnology
  • Experience working in greenhouses and/or growth chambers

Plant Growth System Automation Co-op: https://jobs.monsanto.com/job/arizona/plant-growth-system-automation-co-op/769/5683226

Required Skills / Experience:

  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in a B.S. or M.S. degree program in a scientific field, including Process Design, Design Science, Agricultural Engineering, Robotics, Automation Engineering, Systems Integration or a related field
  • System design and process automation
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas in a clear, precise and actionable manner
  • Detail and results-orientated with the ability to work independently
  • Project management

Desired Skills / Experience:

  • Knowledge of genetics, breeding, agriculture and/or biotechnology
  • Experience with process modeling software, R, Solidworks, C+, and or PLC

 

Semesters Available

FallSummer

Location

Marana, AZ

Location Area

Local