Internship Data Science - Crop Modelling (m/f/d)

  • Cologne, Germany
  • Other
  • Information Technology & Digital
  • English Only
  • N/A
  • 15+ days ago
  • Cologne, Germany
  • Internship
  • Other
  • Information Technology & Digital
  • English Only
  • N/A
  • 15+ days ago


Job Description

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.

Be part of our team for three to six months that shapes crop protection in a way that it will look like tomorrow and provide agronomic insights to foster a disruptive crop protection business model.
You will support crop modelling activities by developing a robust web application which handles with machine learning models, mechanistical models, data sources, data structures visualization as well as analytics.
Furthermore, you will present results using advanced web frameworks.
In addition, you will work on model interfaces with project stakeholders and provide feedback such as propose improvements.
You will support project planning as well as trial operations.

enrolled in Computer Science, Geoinformatics, Data analytics, Data science or another related field
experience with Django web framework as well as requesting and creating APIs
advance programming skills in Python
experience with data structure using python (Pandas, json, NumPy), especially with asynchronized http requests in python
familiar with geospatial data and tools (Gdal, Geopandas, Rasterio), JavaScript, Linux, Amazon web services, Nginx
fluent English skills

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.
Information regarding internships: ABOUT US
Do you have any questions about the application process or the position?
Mrs. Claudia Mekelburg (Talent Acquisition) Phone no.: +49 (0)30 2005 59871
Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.
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.
At BASF, the chemistry is right. Because we are counting on innovative solutions, on sustainable actions, and on connected thinking. And on you. Become a part of our formula for success and develop the future with us - in a global team that embraces diversity and equal opportunities irrespective of gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief.

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