The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. Currently, we have a Food Science Internship position open with Plant Sciences in Caldwell, Idaho.
This position is a full-time, 3 to 6 month cooperative internship beginning in June.
What’s in it for you?
This internship opportunity is designed to provide real exposure to food science research that will help you achieve your educational and career goals. You will have an excellent opportunity to work with other food scientists in an exciting area of potato biotechnology and product development.
•Current enrollment in an accredited college/university food science program
•Completion of the sophomore year
•Must maintain a passing GPA
•Provide support to the food scientists in project research, data collection, and reporting.
•Assist with experiment execution.
•Make observations and provide feedback relative to experiments at all stages.
•Opportunity to conduct your own research as assigned by the senior food scientist.
•Candidate must be willing to work at any level of project execution ranging from planning to clean-up and everything in between.
•Candidate must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Proficient use of Microsoft Office software.
•June – December 2013