Internship: Soil health in Regenerative agriculture

The key challenges in this position are to process and synthesize soil sampling data collected in different dairy farms working towards Regenerative agriculture in The Netherlands, Germany and Belgium.
You will be contributing to the growth of FrieslandCampina and its cooperative by providing knowledge on the status of soil health and how it can be improved by farming practices.

Internship: Soil health in Regenerative agriculture

What we ask

To be successful in this position, you are/have:
•    Current student with EU nationality or enrolled at a Dutch educational institute.  
•    A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the area soil quality, environment, sustainable farming systems; animal production systems
•    Knowledge on soil sciences and dairy
•    Knowledge on statistical analysis
•    Experience on reviewing literature
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Data collection and processing
•    Domain of Dutch language is preferred

What we offer

We offer an interesting and challenging internship position, providing you the opportunity to develop yourself in your work field. You can count on sufficient professional supervision and a reasonable internship allowance.

Vacancy description

We aim to know which are the most suitable methods to evaluate soil quality in The Netherlands. To achieve this, you will be in close contact with FrieslandCampina’s “Farm Sustainability” team on collecting and synthesising soil data for farmers and interacting with farmers, scientists and decision makers. 

You will be responsible for: 
•    Collecting data, processing and performing statistical analysis
•    Communicating outcomes of different soil analysis to the research team and farmers.
•    Communicating your results to different stakeholders
•    Designing a sharable database with findings
•    Write an internal report with your findings and methods applied

Staying true to who you really are, that is your starting point at FrieslandCampina. Because it is precisely by embracing our differences that we can grow together. We want to create a working environment that allows all employees to bring their best and authentic selves. If who we are suits you, but you're not sure if you're the best fit for the role, we still encourage you to apply so we can help you find the role that fits you best.

In the Farm  Sustainability team we are driving positive sustainable impact with our creativity, diversity and expertise to enable FrieslandCampina to lead with sustainable dairy farming and win in the market with the most sustainable dairy products. By driving fact-based transformation with science, data and knowledge, which are translated into innovative actions and tools at farm level and (farmer) business models.

If you have any questions regarding this internship position, please contact Pablo Modernel 

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