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Compass Minerals seeks Innovation Agronomy Intern

March 05, 2019

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Innovation Agronomy Intern                                                                                                                       13935054-cc7c-4b40-9cc3-e96f6a2fffd1-resume_upload-logo

 

Job Summary

Compass Minerals is a leading provider of essential minerals that solve nature's challenges, including salt for winter roadway safety and other consumer, industrial and agricultural uses, and specialty plant nutrition minerals that improve the quality and yield of crops. The company produces its minerals at locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Brazil and the U.K. Though the company’s history stretches back as far as 1844, Compass Minerals became a public company in December 2003..

Compass Minerals is a leading provider of essential minerals that solve nature's challenges, including salt for winter roadway safety and other consumer, industrial and agricultural uses, and specialty plant nutrition minerals that improve the quality and yield of crops. The company produces its minerals at locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Brazil and the U.K. Though the company’s history stretches back as far as 1844, Compass Minerals became a public company in December 2003. The company is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, the Russell 1000 Index and Named one of Forbes’ 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America in 2015 and 2016, Compass Minerals’ mission is to be the best essential minerals company by delivering safely where and when it matters.

 

Compass Minerals is committed to creating a workplace that respects and values the diversity of the people and communities around us and where employees can thrive and deliver high-performing, sustainable organizational success.  Our focus on diversity and inclusion is grounded in our company’s Core Values and is explicitly demonstrated in our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct.

 

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining diverse employees with the necessary skills to shape an inclusive organization. We especially strive to hire, retain and promote employees with a diversity of attributes, backgrounds, experiences and skills, who think differently, have varying perspectives and can bring forward unique ideas and points of view. 

 

Summary:

The Innovation Agronomy Intern will be engaging in a great learning opportunity to apply educational courses into an exciting project. He/she will help our team conduct experiments in the greenhouse and field, interact with multidisciplinary team of scientists and collaborate in 2 projects. 

 

Qualifications: 

This individual will assist the plant physiology and agronomy team at our Stillwell Innovation Center in conducting experiments in the greenhouse and the field to better evaluate next generation plant nutrition products.  There will be close interaction with a multidisciplinary team of scientists focused on all stages of product development.

 

Our ideal candidate will have a basic agronomy, plant physiology and/or plant nutrition background. Previous experience is preferred but not required. Our intern will possess a positive attitude and willingness to learn as much as possible through the duration of this internship.

 

Education and Experience:                          

Rising Junior or Senior or Graduate student enrolled in an accredited undergraduate/graduate program.

Preferred majors: Plant nutrition, soil studies, agronomy, biology, chemistry and/or other related fields.  

 

 

If candidate cannot be located at this level, consideration will be given at a different level.

 

If interested and qualified, please apply online at www.CompassMinerals.com 

 


Compass Minerals is an equal opportunity employer that hires and promotes the best candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, or veteran status.

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