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Pioneer Hybrid International Overview

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Johnston, IA
10000+ employees
1999
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$1 to $5 million (USD) per year
Unknown
Forget T-bills and mutual funds. Pioneer Hi-Bred International, a subsidiary of chemical giant DuPont, guarantees the best yields around. One of the world's largest commercial seed producers, Pioneer uses genetic research to develop hybrid seeds designed to ... Read more

Pioneer Hybrid International Reviews

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    Former Employee - Senior Research Associate in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Senior Research Associate in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pioneer Hybrid International full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance is great

    Cons

    Lots of work and change

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Pioneer Hybrid International Interviews

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    Lab Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Pioneer Hybrid International.

    Interview

    Contacted by recruiter. Went in for interview, showed around facility and lab. Asked to talk about my previous lab experiences and work. Talked about experience growing up on a farm and working with crops. Talked about experience working independently with insects in laboratory at college.

    Interview Questions

    • What is an example of a difficulty you came across in your research and how did you resolve it?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    "This is the wage we can pay"

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Pioneer Hybrid International Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work (Large)(#2), The Scientist, 2011
  • Best Cities For Young Professionals (Des Moines, IA), Forbes, 2011

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