Agronomy Intern
Iowa
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Pivot Bio

201-500 employees

Sustainable crop nutrition technologies provider
Company Overview
Pivot Bio stands out as a leader in sustainable agriculture, offering patented crop nutrition technologies that utilize natural processes to enhance crop productivity, a crucial solution amidst growing environmental concerns. Their unique approach to crop nutrition, which reduces reliance on synthetic nitrogen, demonstrates their commitment to sustainability and positions them at the forefront of their industry. The company's culture of partnership and collaboration further contributes to their competitive advantage, fostering innovative solutions and industry leadership.
Food & Agriculture
Biotechnology

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$692M

Founded

2011

Headquarters

Berkeley, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-12%

1 year growth

4%

2 year growth

53%
Locations
Ames, IA, USA
Experience Level
Intern
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Biology & Biotech
Requirements
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or higher degree in Agronomy, Crop Sciences, Soil Science, Precision Agriculture and/or related field
  • Valid driver’s license with a safe driving record
  • Must live in assigned territory
  • Must be at least 20 years old for rental car purposes
Responsibilities
  • Assist with digital and physical sample collection and processing
  • Operate automated/semi-automated devices such as UAV/UGV technologies to capture digital imagery
  • Assist with the implementation of product research trial protocols in designated geographies
  • Scout assigned fields/trials throughout the year for any stress, pests, or other field issues
  • Support the field trial team with weekly field observations and updates
  • Utilize drone, imagery, and other forms of remote sensing software to evaluate field trials
  • Visit and conduct QA/QC inspection of 3rd party and university trials in designated territory
  • Develop a field-based learning project and present project objective and results upon completion of internship
  • Other duties as assigned
Desired Qualifications
  • Aptitude or willingness to learn new software and data processing systems