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Internship Digital Phenotyping

Are you looking for an interesting graduation assignment in the field of digital phenotyping? Then you are the intern we are looking for!
What does your day look like as a digital phenotyping intern at Rijk Zwaan?
Phenotyping is one of the most important components in breeding. Digital phenotyping is more and more used to increase the accuracy and efficiency of phenotyping. As a digital phenotyping intern you work in collaboration with the breeders for the digital phenotyping of variety trials, the statistical analysis of the results and, combined with genotypic data, the prediction of new combinations by using genomic prediction.
Your contribution…
You are interested in and have knowledge of breeding and biostatistics. You work accurately, are flexible, and have perseverance and communication skills. In addition, we can find the following on your resume:
  • A university degree in Plant Breeding, Biotechnology or Biostatistics;
  • Availability of 6 to 9 months, at least 24 to 38 hours per week;
  • Period starts on 1 August or 1 September 2019.
What can you expect from us?
As a digital phenotyping intern you will be part of the Breeding Cucumber department. The department consists of 37 specialists / colleagues who work on the improvement of cucumber hybrids. In addition to an interesting working environment in which you get a lot of freedom and responsibility, we are happy to offer you:
  • Appropriate internship allowance;
  • The space to do business and develop yourself;
  • Monthly intern lunch;
  • Daily fresh soups, salads and / or fruit.
Do you recognize yourself and would you prefer to get started tomorrow? Click on "Apply" to apply immediately. You can send your application to Vera Batelaan.

Because your application is carefully assessed by several people, you will receive a response within two weeks. If we are enthusiastic about your profile, we will schedule an introductory meeting with the internship supervisor. During the introductory interview, the amount of the internship allowance is also discussed.
Rijk Zwaan: your new employer?
In De Lier, nearby Delft, you can find the headquarters of Rijk Zwaan. Rijk Zwaan is an international family company with a people-oriented culture. Rijk Zwaan is right at the start of the food chain. We develop vegetable varieties and sell the seeds produced from them globally. From our strategic position we contribute to the world food supply. Everything we do is about growth. The growth of natural products that we export around the world. The growth of our company, which currently employs over 3,000 people in more than 30 countries. And above all the growth of our people: we give you every opportunity to use your own initiative and achieve your full potential.

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