DEKALB Agronomy Assistant - Southwest, ON - 6 Months

Today, Monsanto is working with farmers around the world to do something about it. In over 60 countries, we have established industry-leading products because we give people like you the freedom to make real decisions. We also have professional development programs and a history of building careers. After all, you’ll solve what could be mankind’s greatest challenge. Are you ready to start dreaming bigger? Summer Student Positions
From your first day, you’ll be a contributing member of the team with meaningful responsibilities, which allows you to have a realistic look at a career with Monsanto. You’ll gain valuable experience and developmental feedback through paid, full-time positions. The program helps us assess your career potential as the majority of our ‘new graduate’ hiring comes from our past summer students. It’s a great way to get the inside track on how an industry leader like Monsanto works.

Monsanto Canada is seeking highly motivated DEKALB Agronomy Assistant for summer 2018. The terms of these positions may vary slightly based on environmental conditions and availability of candidates. However, the term will start in April or May and end between August and December. This is an ideal opportunity for students interested in pursuing a career in agriculture to experience working with world class researchers, agronomists and sales managers in a leading agricultural company. Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and manage DEKALB Market Development Trials for Corn and Soybeans including planting, data collection, trial maintenance, and harvest
  • Assist with communication to DEKALB retail and grower customers
  • Manage data entry for all MD trials in eastern Canada
  • Assist with retail and grower summer tours and promotional events
  • Other duties and projects as required

Qualifications:
  • Current Agriculture or Business student, either Degree or Diploma, or recent graduate
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willingness to accept responsibility
  • Valid driver's license and a good driving record
  • Farm background including basic agronomic knowledge is an asset

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