Intern (m/f/d) Molecular Research

Intern (m/f/d) Molecular Research

Field of Work:  Research & Development

Einbeck, Lower Saxony, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS SAAT SE (0001)
Contract Type:  Temporary
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote: 
Job ID:  249

KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA continuously offers internships on a full time basis at our Molecular Research Units in Einbeck, Germany. The typical duration of the paid internships is 3 months. Young scientists (f/m/d) will get insight and 1st hand working experience in industrial state-of-the-art research facilities in one or more of the following areas:


  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Developmental Biology
  • Data Mining & Bioinformatics

Your tasks:

  • Hands-on work in our biotechnology laboratories, phenotyping facilities, and / or computational research
  • Support ongoing projects and / or conduct a small research project
  • Interact with multidisciplinary teams of scientists and research technician
  • Present the results in our internal seminars

Your profile:

  • Strong interest and demonstrated background in one or more of the named areas of research
  • University degree (BSc, MSc or equivalent) in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology or related subjects
  • High self-motivation demonstrated through university records and a diverse spectrum of scientific and personal interests
  • Curiosity; willingness to learn and to deliver
  • Computational skills
  • Good proficiency in English, basic German is advantageous


Upload your application (motivation letter incl. information in which of the above listed areas you are interested in, CV, transcript of university grades, relevant supporting documents or references). As a plus, you may write a short statement, why and how the research field of your interest is beneficial for KWS. No specific deadlines apply. Applications are being reviewed each year in April, August, and December. We will align with successful candidates on starting time, contents etc. on a case by case basis.


About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. Over 5,000 employees in more than 70 countries generated net sales of around €1.8 billion in the fiscal year 2022/2023. A company with a tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, vegetables, oilseed rape and sunflower. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods to continuously improve yield for farmers and plants’ resistance to diseases, pests, and abiotic stress. To that end, the company invested more than €300 million last fiscal year in research and development. For more information: Follow us on LinkedIn® at

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