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Job Description

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

Job Qualifications

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

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com.

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

About DuPont

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) operates and manufactures a range of products for distribution and sale to many different markets, including the transportation, safety and protection, construction, motor vehicle, agriculture, home furnishings, medical, electronics, communications, protective apparel, and the nutrition and health markets. The company is aligned into five market and technology-focused growth platforms consisting of Agriculture & Nutrition; Coatings & Color Technologies; Electronic & Communication Technologies; Performance Materials; and Safety & Protection. In addition to the five growth platforms, the company's reportable segments include Pharmaceuticals. The company includes developmental businesses, such as bio-based materials and nonaligned businesses in Other.

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