Internship possibility to facilitate the breeding process to create the best vegetable varieties
What are you going to do?
As intern Biotech Breeding, you will work together with the Leafy Breeding team (Breeders, Technicians and Biotech Breeders) and contribute to the development of new crop varieties. You will work together with colleagues of other departments, ranging from facilities to the crop breeding teams.
You will get your own practical project to assess the agronomical value of leafy material into new breeding systems. This project involves indoors work in combination with data and image analyses. The goal of any of our projects, in the long run, will be to develop new breeding processes that will enable breeders to create the best vegetable varieties.
You are interested in plant breeding and its new applications. You are familiar with phenotyping and can assess statistical analysis. You have the drive to dig into your project and you persevere in front of unexpected results. You are an enthusiastic student who acts on own initiative, sees new possibilities and comes with creative ideas. Furthermore, you have good organizational and communication skills and are a strong team player.
In short, you:
- are an HBO or Bachelor student (for example in Plant Breeding / Plant Sciences);
- are available between September 2021 – March 2022;
- have experience with phenotyping;
- are an independent and accurate worker;
- have good communication skills in the English language.
Enza Zaden is a vegetable breeding company that develops vegetable varieties. And produces and sells its seeds all over the world. We have made an animation to explain to you properly (and as briefly as possible) what we do.
The purpose of our work? To offer everyone worldwide access to healthy and varied vegetables. With more than 2000 passionate colleagues all over the world, we work together every day on the vegetables of tomorrow.
Would you like to know more about Enza Zaden as an employer? Then take a look at the Careers & Learning page or view our page on LinkedIn.
Please, send your application to our Recruitment department, via the Apply now! buttons.
Annemarie Weening, Recruiter, +31 62970 6834
Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated