Field Breeding Summer Associate- Fort Saskatchewan, AB

Corinne Riley

Field Breeding Summer Associate- Fort Saskatchewan, AB

Corinne Riley
Description of Position / skills Required

Your tasks and responsibilities

We are seeking highly motivated Field Breeding Summer Associate to join our successful team for the Summer of 2020.  This position is a 4-month term. The positions will be based in Fort Saskatchewan, AB.

  • From your first day as a Summer Student you will be a contributing member of the team with meaningful responsibilities. Our goal is to provide interesting and challenging work while at the same time have fun and celebrate successes.
  • We offer an orientation program, on the job training, a competitive compensation package, and this role provides you with opportunity to expand your knowledge.
  • This is an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in pursuing a career in agriculture to experience working with world class researchers, agronomists and plant breeders.

Key Tasks:

  • Work independently or with members of our team on project specific activities and season work priorities
  • Operation of field equipment, including proprietary technology
  • Data collection and entry
  • Being involved in community engagement projects and team building events

Who are you

Your success will be driven by your demonstrations of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possess the following:

  • A current student pursuing an Associate’s (Diploma), Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. degree program, returning to school upon completion of the summer internship to continue program of study or begin an advanced degree in the fall
  • Appropriate provincial driver’s license
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail and results-orientation with the ability to work independently
  • Strong motivational, organization, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work long hours as required, and own transportation to research farm
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record


Application Deadline: November 15, 2019
(Apply early, role may close sooner if a suitable candidate is secured).

Job Location
Fort Saskatchewan, AB
Nature of Work
Full Time, Seasonal
How to Apply

Apply online through the Bayer Careers website using the link below: