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Corteva Agriscience Safety & Asset Management Intern in Des Moines, Iowa


Grow what's next. Grow your future. Corteva Agrisciencehas an exciting opportunity for a 3-month internship in the field of Safety and Asset Management. This position is in Johnston, Iowa and will befrom May to August of 2023. You will work with the Safety Lead in the Corteva Biotechnology Research & Developmentorganization focusing on asset management, safety, and quality management systems

You will assist with the completion of a project to develop a lab equipment asset tracking system to capture critical financial data as well as safety metrics related to the lab equipment. Depending on the status of the project at time of hire, this may include working with software developers or SharePoint owners to develop functionality, cataloging equipment lists and ensuring they are properly entered into the system, collecting and entering safety information about equipment, and creating and affixing labels to equipment.

You will assist the Safety Lead with safety activities including capturing equipment safety metrics, audits, implementation of lab safety policies, and promoting safety culture.

As an intern, you will gain a better understanding of industry safety standards, research laboratory safety, and quality management systems. You will be involved in the development of a system that will improve asset stewardship and equipment safety tracking.


Qualifications - What You'll Bring:

  • Candidates should be well-organized with a strong attention to detail.

  • Have an interest in lab safety, particularly lab equipment safety, as well as management systems such as ISO 9001.

  • Software skills such as MS Excel, MS Word, SharePoint a plus.

  • Interpersonal and strong communication skills as the candidate will engage with many researchers and groups on safety and asset management discussions.

Community -We care about you and we care that you're comfortable. While there's no place like home, Corteva comes close.

Our Johnston, Iowa campus is home to 2,500 employees whose mission is simple - to feed the world. While our employees are busy working to solve world hunger and ensure environmental sustainability, we're taking care of them by offering convenience and comfort during the workday with an onsite fitness center, coffee shop and top-notch cafeteria touting a grill, deli, fresh salad bar and a variety of healthy menu options. Need some fresh air during your work day? Take advantage of our beautiful, tree-lined walking trails or relax by the pond. We also offer countless opportunities to connect with your colleagues through community volunteerism, sports teams and parties, and holiday events. Did we mention you'll be working in state-of-the art buildings with the latest technology with colleagues from all over the world? Join us in bringing food into homes around the world, while we make you feel at home while you're at work.

Des Moines, Iowa is the fastest-growing major metropolitan area in the Midwest with a nationally ranked high quality of living. It's nicknamed the Silicon Prairie for its place as an up-and-coming hot spot for technology. Living here means Saturdays at the nationally renowned Downtown Farmers' Market, sporting events, a robust downtown night life and access to one of the most artistic medium sized cities. If you enjoy the outdoors, Des Moines offers beautiful nature trails for a casual walking, running or biking adventures.

It means going to a job you love and coming home to a community of friends and family. Communities care about their residents and residents care about their communities, making a difference for everyone who lives here. This is a place where culture flourishes and opportunities grow, where a work-life balance can be achieved, where education is unmatched, and award-winning arts and entertainment are right around the corner.

Corteva Agriscience™ is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to boldly embracing the power of inclusion, diversity, and equity to enrich the lives of our employees and strengthen the performance of our company, while advancing equity in agriculture. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. Discrimination, harassment and retaliation are inconsistent with our values and will not be tolerated. If you require a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit:

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