.pre {white-space: pre-wrap;} Your tasks and responsibilities

Our Vegetable Seeds team, part of the Bayer Crop Science Division, is specialized in breeding, production and sales of vegetable seeds. Employment at this division means working for a fast-paced and ambitious company. We encourage individuals to excel in creativity and to show strong decision-making skills, team player mentality and entrepreneurial spirit. For our R&D site in Italy, we are looking for a talented, enthusiastic individual with a passion for plant breeding for the following position:

Internship in Breeding, Italy

We offer an incredible opportunity to gain broad experience within a market-leading, innovative, multinational company. This is a chance to work in a multicultural environment within a highly motivated and professional team and an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience of commercial breeding. Program duration will be 6 months from approximately July 2019 until December 2019, based in Latina, near Rome, Italy.

Your main responsibilities will be:

To manage and develop an exciting project within the fennel breeding program. Activities can include, but are not limited to:
Setting the in vitro protocol for parental lines propagation.

Planning and assisting practical activities related to the project

Conducting and coordinating performance trials in the open field

Data collection in the field and data analysis using custom software

Assisting daily breeding activities


.pre {white-space: pre-wrap;} Who you are

  • Graduate students pursuing a MSc Degree in Genetics, Plant Breeding, or any Agriculture-related degrees.
  • Knowledge in genetics, methods of Plant Breeding and Agronomy is highly desirable and strong communication skills are required for written and oral presentations including strong computer literacy. 
  • Excellent knowledge of English, written as well as spoken, is required. Knowledge of Italian is highly desirable.

.pre {white-space: pre-wrap;} Your application Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the “Passion to Innovate” and the “Power to Change”, we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

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