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    Cereals breeding internship

KWS continuously offers internships on a full-time basis at our Cereals Breeding Station in Bergen-Wohlde, Germany. The typical duration of the paid internships is at least one month in the period between May and October.

Students (f/m/d) will get insight and first hand working experience in practical plant breeding in one or more of the following areas:

• Yield Trials

• Seed Production

• Line Development

• Data Analysis

The internship

Your tasks can be

■ Trait-scoring and all tasks related to technical breeding

■ Support trial-seed's production team in Italy

■ Hands-on work during harvest of yield trials and inbreed lines

■ Hands-on work in crop conditioning

■ Prepare and sow testing seed

■ Participation in lectures about practical plant breeding and management of breeding companies

Your profile

■ Student (undergraduate, graduate) in agriculture, agronomy, horticulture or related fields

■ Strong interest in practical plant breeding

■ Resistance to outdoor and greenhouse work at diverse weather conditions

■ Willingness and flexibility to work extra hours during peak season

■ Cooperation and team spirit

■ Availability to travel

■ Good proficiency in English, basic German is advantageous

■ Driving license class B is desirable

The application process

To apply to the internship please send an email with your detailed job application quoting the job posting number (896 – B) to jobs@kws.com. We would like to receive a motivation letter including the information in which of the above listed areas you are interested in, your CV and relevant references.

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