Scientific Programmer Intern - 3 Months
Pioneer - Johnston, IA

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DuPont Pioneer is seeking creative and motivated candidates for a summer internship in the Genetic Discovery group. A successful intern will gain familiarity with the Pioneer organization, develop components that benefit their clients, and build experience in the less common field of scientific programming.

Duties/Responsibilities
The successful candidate will work on projects that enhance collection, analysis, and presentation of laboratory data in the Genetic Discovery space. With the assistance of a principal investigator, the goal is to design and construct the hardware and software of an automated plant imaging and phenotyping system. At the conclusion of the internship, a presentation of accomplishments will be delivered.

Education and Experience
Candidates must have completed their sophomore level of undergraduate study prior to beginning the internship.

Candidates must be pursuing a BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related fields. Co-majors in a complementary science field desired. Graduate students may apply.

Competencies
Must be able to work effectively both in a team environment and independently. Must be highly motivated and creative. Software development experience in Linux is necessary. Experience with Windows development may be beneficial. Strong C++ and Python skills are expected. Familiarity and interest in web development a plus. Experience as a maker is highly prized.

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