Nursery Intern TC Lab

  • Location: US - Watsonville, California
  • Job Family: Nursery
  • Time Type: Full time
  • Job Requisition ID: R0004509
  • Experience Years:
  • Employee Type: Intern

About the Opportunity

The Intern will have the opportunity to work in the tissue culture laboratory of the facility, to learn operational functions and processes. Initially they will gain knowledge about subjects like tissue culture techniques, plant propagation methods, growing of commercial berry plants, clean stock techniques and processes, plant health practices, best management practices in lab. Hands on training in each area. They will analyze some of these processes and develop new systems for improved communication, information sharing, process management that can lead to better efficiencies within the Tissue Culture laboratory.

Responsibilities

Candidate Profile

Job Qualifications:  

  • A college student in Junior or Senior year in Business Administration, Logistics or similar.
  • Should have some knowledge of IT applications.
  • Should have an interest in operational practices in Horticulture or Agriculture.
  • Have good communication skills and able to work in a team.
  • Knowledge of Spanish is helpful, but not required.

Responsibilities:                  

Actively participate/work alongside company employees in the tissue culture laboratory. Works in partnership with the Laboratory Supervisors and Manager to plan, implement and evaluate the various tasks and projects. Ensures Driscoll’s confidential and proprietary information and materials. Provide regular updates to manager(s) on task that they will be responsible for, track results and report on those results. Provide a focus on process improvement and contribution to improving teamwork and workflow. Team contribution to openly support fairness, (trustworthiness) strong work ethic, personal performance (passion) and accountability along with leadership by example (humility). Maintains a safe and professional appearing work area.

About Driscolls

Driscoll's is the global market leader for fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. With more than 100 years of farming heritage and hundreds of independent growers around the world, Driscoll's is passionate about growing fresh, beautiful and delicious berries. Our values of humility, passion and trustworthiness have guided our mission to delight consumers around the world.

Driscoll's exclusive patented berry varieties are developed through years of research using only natural breeding methods – meaning, no GMOs. From farm-to-table, we focus on delivering a high quality, premium berry experience with our many supply chain partners.

Driscoll's is the trusted brand for Only the Finest Berries™.


Driscoll's es el proveedor líder en la comercialización de Fresas, Frambuesas, Zarzamoras y Arándanos Azules en el mundo. Con más de 100 años de herencia en agricultura y cientos de productores independiente alrededor del mundo, Driscoll's es una compañía apasionada por cultivar Berries frescas, hermosas y deliciosas. Nuestros valores de humildad, pasión y confianza han guiado nuestra misión de deleitar a los consumidores en el mundo.

Las variedades exclusivas de Driscoll's han sido desarrolladas a través de años de investigación usando sólo métodos de mejoramiento natural. De la granja a la mesa, nos enfocamos en ofrecer una experiencia de alta calidad con apoyo de nuestros socios de la cadena de suministro.

Driscoll's es la marca de confianza de sólo las mejores Berries.