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3/13/2019
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STEM Internship - Global Development, PS& R Herbicides...
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Fmc Corporation | Newark, DE
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Job Description

Company OverviewFMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control. FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC. With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster "The Right Chemistry" in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.Overview

"Growing Innovation" is the central aim of FMC Agricultural Solutions. As an intern, you will "grow with us" while cultivating your career.

The twelve-week Summer internship program provides interns the opportunity to apply classroom learnings in an industry setting. You will be assigned meaningful work on cutting-edge projects and, while enhancing and developing your technical skills, will assist in solving real industry problems and "growing results."

Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a Global Development, Product Support & Renewal, Herbicides Intern to join our 2019 Summer internship program. The intern will assist with the layout, transplanting of weeds, watering and maintenance of the weed garden. The candidate will learn about weed identification and weed biology. Establishment of turf grass plots at the Stine research farm is critical for Global Specialty Products. The intern will assist with the establishment of various turf grass species and will also learn about field experimental design, turfgrass agronomy and small plot maintenance. The Intern will be given a soil seed bank project studying the weed seeds of the Stine farm. We will screen weed species with multiple herbicides at multiple rates to identify any potential resistance. The intern will learn about the soil seed bank, greenhouse experimental design, herbicides and their applications, mixing herbicides and spraying with the PS&R sprayer. The intern will be asked to prepare a final report and presentation of results for the project team at the conclusion of the program.

Required Education

To be considered for a STEM Internship at FMC's Stine Research Center, you must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program or master's program at an accredited college or university and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Qualified applicants for this position will be pursuing a degree in Plant Science, Plant Biology or related field.

Successful candidates will be rising Juniors or Seniors during the Summer of 2019.

Strong oral and written communication skills are required.

EEO Statement

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive - regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.