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Nutrition & Biosciences Lab Co-op
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DuPont de Nemours Inc. | Madison, WI
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Job Description

DuPont is offering a rewarding co-op position to bright, talented students seeking hands-on laboratory experience. This assignment would allow students to gain valuable industry experience. The assignment provides students with opportunities to develop by integrating classroom theory with practical work and to demonstrate their skills for future career opportunities at DuPont.

We are currently seeking talented college students to join our Nutrition & Biosciences Probiotic R&D laboratory. Availability of the position starting in September 2019 located at our Madison, Wisconsin facility.

Our Nutrition & Bioscience Probiotic R&D Laboratory will enable you to gain valuable experience in an innovative industrial laboratory setting. The laboratory investigates probiotic addition to dietary supplement and food products as well as innovative methods for enumeration.

As a Co-Op, you will have an opportunity to do the following:

* Adopt and embrace DuPont's core values of safety, ethics, respect for people, and environmental stewardship both on a personal and business level. Compliance with lab safety policies and procedures is required.
* Work in a dynamic team environment that leverages the resources of a large organization.
* Develop an understanding of internal DuPont probiotic research projects
* Participate in work-specific training and development.
* Work with experienced research technicians and scientists in the performance of responsibilities
* Be responsible for standard laboratory activities such as making media for enumeration, running an autoclave (sterilization equipment), cleaning of glassware, upkeep of shared laboratory spaces and restocking supplies
* Assist with research experiments by performing microbiological enumeration methods and/or PCR techniques
* Work in a business casual environment with flexible work/life opportunities.

The following requirements MUST be met for consideration in the Probiotic R&D Co-Op position:

* Currently enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college or university
* Currently at least a junior in an undergraduate bachelor's degree program, or a first-year graduate student in a master's degree business program
* Pursuing a degree in Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Food Science, Biology or related fields
* A minimum GPA of 3.0 preferred
* Microsoft Office Suite experience - (especially Excel) and SharePoint
* Ability to work 20 hours a week while enrolled in school; set schedule preferred
* Strong interpersonal and leadership experience - such as community volunteerism
* Organizational and analytical ability
* Available to complete the entire assignment
* Have the right to work in the U.S. without restriction

DuPont is a global Fortune 100 company, operating in 90 countries today. We are looking for people who have a passion for delivering innovative, sustainable solutions that meet our customer needs for a better, healthier, safer life.

DuPont offers an exciting place to work where thousands of innovations are introduced every year. You will have opportunities for growth through involvement in various dynamic industries from high-tech to high-performance; including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation, and apparel.

At DuPont, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join DuPont and discover The miracles of science™-.

DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. DuPont is an E-Verify employer.