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Offered by Seed Central member companies to UC Davis students who attend the Seed Central events.
To learn more and to apply, please contact Kathy Esparza: klesparza@ucdavis.edu

2018
 

Internship offered by Seed Central member
East-West Seed Group
:

  • 3-month internship at the company's research station in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
    Offered to a UC Davis MS or PhD student.

Applications due by November 30, 2017

Winner will be announced in January 2018

Internship offered by Seed Central member
May-Agro Tohumculuk A.S. (May Seed)
:

  • 3-month internship at the company's research station in Bursa, Turkey.
    Offered to a UC Davis MS or PhD student.
     
  • 6- to 18-month internships at the company's research station in Bursa, Turkey.
    Offered to  new UC Davis graduates with MS or PhD.

Applications due by November 30, 2017

Winner will be announced in January 2018


 

2016

Internship offered by Seed Central member East-West Seed Group

  • 3-month internship at the company's research station in The Philippines

David O'Donnell
Doctoral Candidate
Major: Integrative Genetics & Genomics


2015
 

Monsanto Vegetable Breeding Technology Internship

Research project: Inheritance of “perma-green” trait in peppers.

Hands on experience:

  • Pepper breeding techniques
  • Genotypic analysis
  • Vegetable quality phenotyping
  • Marker application

At Monsanto's research station in Woodland, California

Winner: Randi Jimenez


2014

Internship offered by HM.Clause

  • Hands-on internship at all 4 of the company's
    research stations in the USA:
    - Davis, California
    - Nampa, Idaho
    - Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
    - Immokalee, Florida

    Project focus: research & development, supply chain, marketing and product development.

 

Winner: Mitchell Harkenrider

View the flyer  /  View the presentation


2013

Internship offered by East-West Seed Group:

  • 3-month internship at the company's research station in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Winner: Mohan Niroula
Mohan is working on the use of high throughput genotyping in identifying the linked molecular marker associated with a flowering trait in marigold


Simon de Hoop, Director of Research, East-West Seed Group and Mohan in Chiang Mai , Thailand - January 2015


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