Analytical Chemistry Intern

at Corteva Agriscience in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Grow what’s next. Grow your future. Corteva Agriscience is seeking an Analytical Chemistry Intern to Apply modern analytical techniques to support toxicity testing for agricultural products, intermediates, metabolites, and impurities, under the supervision of a Principal Investigator.

Responsibilities – What You’ll Do:

+ Learn to use chromatographic methods to separate, identify, and quantify actives and metabolites in toxicity testing samples and utilize them for the GLP studies and reports

+ Conduct routine analyses of toxicity testing study samples (liquid dose formulations) to meet project quality and timing needs.

+ Prepare standards and QC samples consistently throughout the duration of a study.

+ Perform and document work under GLP and other appropriate regulatory guidelines

+ Maintain lab cleanliness and properly dispose of laboratory waste


Qualifications – What You’ll Bring:

+ Junior or senior status studying chemistry/biochemistry or related field at an accredited university

+ 3.0 + cumulative GPA

+ Some laboratory experience preferred (previous working in a GLP laboratory a plus but not required).

+ Experience in basic wet chemistry techniques (weighing of test compounds, preparation of stock solutions, pipetting, dilutions)

+ Highly organized with attention to detail and ability to work on multiple project

+ Ability to work independently with supervision; good interpersonal skills, demonstrated problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

+ Good written and oral communication skills; multitasking capabilities; familiarity with (or ability to rapidly learn) computers and software packages from various instrument manufacturers.

Corteva Agriscience ™, the world’s first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what’s right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future.


Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit:
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Job Posting: JC194833138

Posted On: Oct 14, 2021

Updated On: Nov 12, 2021