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DuPont Lab Asst Intern


Dupont Co (2350)

Position: Laboratory Assistant - Biology/Plant Pathology/Weed Science/Entomology Summer Intern (DE)-7938110308.

Primary Location: North America-USA-Delaware Schedule: Full-time

Description: DuPont Crop Protection is seeking several Biology interns to work at its Newark, Delaware, research facility. The

position is a temporary summer position.

Responsibilities include:

Watering of greenhouses and growth chambers and thinning of plant materials that will be used in various tests.

Weigh out and prepare materials that are components of our testing program. These materials may include such things as

fertilizers used in our greenhouse programs, soils from around the regions in US.

Weigh out experimental chemical samples and prepare these for testing. Assist in setting up the spray machine for executing

the test. Care for the test after treatment; setting the test out in the greenhouse based upon the desired experimental design,

and maintain the test (inspect for insect and disease pests), note symptoms and record early observations.

Collection of data by acting initially as a recorder, then evaluate studies independently. Enter data into spreadsheets or other

databases and providing printouts of that data to the primary investigator.

Summarize data using statistical programs and ultimately assist in preparing presentations including digital photography.

Field studies including laying out plots, field plots maintenance, assistance on irrigation, weighing out chemical treatments,

calibration of spray equipment, mixing materials in the field for application (actual application is done by licensed staff),

assisting in identification of weed species and assisting in the evaluation of test plots.

Enter data into existing databases and produce test summaries.


Full time student attending an accredited college or university.

Biology, Plant Pathology, Weed Science, Entomology or related field of study.

Minimum GPA of 3.0.

Demonstrated ability to follow written and oral instructions.

Demonstrated ability to document activities in written form.

Relocation will not be offered.

DuPont is a global Fortune 100 company, operating in 70 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 and an E-Verify employer.

Application Instructions - Please apply directly to the link below:


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Created at 3/28/2011 11:56 AM by Pava, Penny J.
Last modified at 3/28/2011 11:56 AM by Pava, Penny J.