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BASF Internship Digital Farming Data Science (m/f/d) in Köln, Germany

Job Field : IT / Information Management

Location : Köln,DEU

Company : BASF Digital Farming GmbH

Job ID : EN57350234DIGI49

xarvio Digital Farming Solutions powered by BASF is at the forefront of the digital transformation of agriculture optimizing crop production. xarvio offers digital products, based on a global leading crop model platform, which deliver independent field-zone-specific agronomic advice enabling farmers to produce their crops most efficiently and sustainable. The xarvio products SCOUTING, FIELD MANAGER and HEALTHY FIELDS are being used by farmers in more than 100 countries worldwide. Working at BASF Digital Farming GmbH is equally as innovative as our products: we have a global network and work with agile methodologies in a start-up atmosphere. Join our team! Learn more about xarvio at or visit any of our social media channels.

Do you have any questions about the application process or the position?

Mrs. Karina Urich (Talent Acquisition) Phone no.: +49 (0)30 2005 58528

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents

Agriculture is all about balance. The balance that is crucial to everyone's existence - also applies to our Agricultural Solutions division. We connect innovative thinking with practical action to find the right balance for success - for farmers, agriculture and future generations. With seeds and traits, crop protection and digital solutions, we help farmers produce food more efficiently, protect the land and meet the needs of society.

What you can expect

During your internship with a duration of 6 months, you become acquainted with several tasks within our Digital Farming team, giving you the chance to apply your theoretical knowledge in the daily business. With its xarvio (TM) product portfolio the BASF Digital Farming GmbH enables farmers to improve and automate agriculture by using data such as smart sensors, advanced models and artificial intelligence.

  • You will get the opportunity to work with our Data Scientists on one or more different projects within our product pipeline.

  • Topics include working with and creating data and algorithms in image science, but also agronomic and geospatial models.

  • You will be implementing and evaluating state-of-the-art algorithms grounded in current research literature.

  • Moreover, you will collaborate closely with internal agronomists, product managers and other data scientists.

What we expect

  • Enrolled in Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics or a similar technical field and have an outstanding academic performance record

  • First experiences with Data Science

  • Solid programming skills in Python, R or similar

  • Experience with geospatial data and tools, Computer Vision / Deep Learning or statistical methods

  • Fluent in both written and spoken English

We offer

From day one you will be part of the BASF family. You will get involved in challenging fields of activity and have the opportunity to work on exciting projects in an interdisciplinary environment. Depending on the location of the respective group company you will get to know BASF and participate in various workshops and guided tours. In this way you will make numerous interesting experiences and get a deep insight into the world's leading chemical company.

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