Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, grow healthy food for all, and conserve resources for future generations. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, rice, corn, and soybeans. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with commercial and customer service based in Memphis, TN, as well as global offices in Brazil, Argentina, and Australia. www.indigoag.com

 

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and pouring plates for lawn assays
  • Preparing plant extract media
  • Inoculating and preparing microbes for lawn assays
  • Assisting in lawn assay execution
  • Imaging lawn assay plates
  • Working to assist in petri dish soil-based chemical compatibility testing
  • Working to update Indigo chemical inventory and storage system

 

Competencies/Qualifications:

  • Ability to work as a team player towards shared goals
  • A motivated learner with a great attention to detail
  • Organized, approachable and energetic
  • Self-sufficient and with minimal supervision, but always within the expectations of and parameters set by their supervisors
  • Sets and maintains high standards for self and this position
  • Possesses strong interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills and an outwardly positive demeanor
  • Communicates both positive and negative issues in an open, direct, and straight-forward manner
  • A passion for Indigo and our core values

 

Other Details:

  • 40 hours per week for 3 months 
  • Location: Charlestown, MA
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