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Barley - Research & Development Intern

Date:  Sep 3, 2022
Location: 

Burley, ID, US

Requisition ID: 23104 

A Career in Beer and Beyond:  

Our purpose at Molson Coors Beverage Company is to brew beverages that unite people to celebrate all life’s moments.  We’ve been brewing iconic brands for over 350 years and are now proud to be offering a modern portfolio that expands beyond the beer aisle.    

  

We are Talent Brewers with our culture rooted in our core Values.  We believe in our brands and our people, and that diversity WITH inclusion is the key to a winning team culture.  We want you to join our team of brand ambassadors who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities.  So, if you get excited about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do, we want to hear from you.   

 

The Headlines:

As a Barley Research and Development Intern you will be part of our Early Talent Program. Our Early Talent Program is Molson Coors’ undergraduate summer internship program, where students are exposed to the beverage industry, engaged in real-world problem-solving, and immersed in social and educational opportunities with other interns.  The internship is a full-time summer position from May 8 - August 11 (Canada interns) and May 31 - August 11 (U.S. interns).

 

Housing assistance is available to candidates who meet eligibility requirements. Applicants must be an undergraduate student (enrolled in undergraduate courses), during the summer internship, to participate in the Early Talent Program. Interns who successfully complete the Early Talent Program are considered for full-time positions within Molson Coors Beverage Company, upon graduation.

 

The Responsibilities:

The Barley Research and Development Intern’s primary role is to provide direct support to the execution of the malting barley development strategy and to assist with projects that help develop superior proprietary malting barley varieties that secure a cost effective and sustainable barley to malt to beer supply chain for Molson Coors.  The Intern’s role supports the barley development program by conducting trial evaluations and analysis that lead to solutions in plant disease management.  The work and results conducted by the intern lead directly to the development of superior malting barley varieties by conducting cutting edge science in plant pathology.

  • Evaluates disease incidence and severity in barley small plot trials in Burley, Idaho
  • Regularly rates plots for leaf diseases and collates data throughout the production season to determine susceptibility, resistance and or tolerance to barley diseases throughout the growing season in an irrigated production setting
  • Collects leaf tissue samples across a number of barley small plot trials and varieties and packages and ships samples for lab analysis for identification of diseases
  • Successfully works in and around plots where destructive samples may be only collected from pre-identified plots
  • Collates phenotypic and or genotypic data of diseases and presents data in a final report
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment, sometimes in inclement weather
  • Demonstrates flexibility in work hours in order to collect field data around an optimum irrigation schedule
  • Prioritizes completion of all Molson Coors Internship requirements and meets all deadlines

 

The Other Qualifications:

  • You are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in brewing, food science, science (chemistry, biology, microbiology), or chemical engineering
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment, sometimes in inclement weather
  • Demonstrates flexibility in work hours in order to collect field data around an optimum irrigation schedule
  • Prioritizes completion of all Molson Coors Internship requirements and meets all deadlines

 

Work Perks that You Need to Know About:

  • We care about our People and Planet and have challenged ourselves with stretch goals around our key priorities  
  • We care about our communities, and play our part to make a difference – from charitable donations to hitting the streets together to build parks, giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are 
  • Engagement with a variety of Employee Resource Groups, which can provide volunteer opportunities, leadership experience, and networking through the organization 
  • Ability to grow and develop your career centered around our First Choice Learning opportunities
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences  

At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.