USDA is looking for a student interested in helping geneticists to implement and conduct breeding trials, assist in experimental design, layout and analysis, apply chemical and biological materials to manage insects and diseases and collect data from field and greenhouse. USDAs preference would be a students that could work at the facility at least 3 days per week (there is a west valley carpool) for approximately 20 hours for a one year commitment.
Applicants must be continuing EMCC students and have a minimum of 2.5 G.P.A or a recommendation from your SWSC instructor. If you would like assistance in preparing the required materials; cover letter, application and resume or in preparing for an interview, please contact the Career Center at 623.935.8740.
- Experience with operation of hydraulic machinery and other power equipment, or willing to learn.
- Seed quality and quantity tests and trials.
- Sorting, cleaning and store seeds inventories.
- Lab chemical test for oil and fatty acid profiles and seed quality.
- Student must have taken or be enrolled in BIO 181.
- Instructor recommendation is required (list instructor name and phone number in your online application).
- Strong math skills.
- Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
- Meticulous attention to detail.
- Maintain professional image and attitude, acting consistently as a representative of the organization.
- Demonstrate regular, predictable, and timely attendance.
- Excellent verbal and communication skills.
- Good work ethic