Technical Sales Summer Intern - #8985822
Corteva Agriscience is the only major agriscience company completely dedicated to agriculture. Our Purpose is to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose every day by living our values; enrich lives, stand tall, be curious, build together, be upstanding and live safely.
Corteva Agriscience is founded on the rich heritages of Dow, DuPont and Pioneer. Our Global team is over 20,000 strong with representation from 130 countries. The Canadian Region, which is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta employsover 600 people. This diverse group of people work out of 10 Research and Development facilities, 3 Production and Manufacturing facilities, 1 Head Office and numerous Virtual Office locations.
Put your passion for agriculture to work.
We are looking to fill positions in Saskatchewan with target areas of NE (Prince Albert, Melfort, Tisdale, Nipawin). The term of employment is approximately May 1st to August 31st.As a Territory Associate you will work with the Corteva Agriscience Sales Team (Brevant Seeds, Pioneer Seeds and Corteva Crop Protection). You will gain experience and training on both the seed and crop protection pillars of the business throughout the summer, while being mentored by a current Territory Manager.
What you'll be doing.
You will contribute by helping us bring innovative products and practices to our customers. You will be involved in product launches, field trials/tours, and day to day territory work to help prepare you for a future role. You will sharpen your interpersonal and communication skills while working closely with our internal sales team, retail partners, and grower customers. This will be your opportunity to learn more about seed varieties, crop production, weed identification and management, plus other transferable skills including time management, decision making and problem solving.
What we're looking for.
- We're looking for people who possess exceptional communication, leadership and interpersonal skills.
- Self-motivation, the ability to work with minimal supervision and a collaborative nature are critical to success in this role.
- An understanding of farm practices and a background in agriculture are an asset.
- Applicants should be passionate about agriculture and pursuing a diploma or degree in agriculture or a related field.
- Applicants with a farm background that are pursuing a degree in business are also encouraged to apply.
Living in one of the target areas or willing to relocate, a valid driver's license, and a good driving record are requirements.
Application deadline is December 5th, 2022.