FEMTech Biological Plant Protection Internship (f/m/x)

11. April 2022
Entity SAN Agrow
Location Herzogenburg / Austria
Employment Type Full-Time
Career Level Intern

Company Description

SAN Agrow is the crop protection business unit of SAN Group. SAN Agrow contributes to sustainable agriculture by providing biotechnological crop protection, nutrients, and bio stimulants. With successful products such as Blossom Protect™ or SUPPRESS® based on microorganisms or plant extracts, we are contributing to more sustainable agriculture. Through in-house R+D, we gain new insights in the areas of microbial biocontrol agents, microbial fermentations, plant extracts, bio stimulants, as well as plant nutrition. In this way we create new products for expanding our portfolio for conventional and organic farming.

Job Description

These are the tasks we trust in you:

  • Support our R&D team in designing and conducting experiments
  • Carry out lab experiments independently
  • Bring in your own ideas for improving processes in the lab
  • Document experimental results and write reports

Skill Requirements

To grow in this position, it requires the following:

  • Current study at an Austrian university (phytomedicine, phytopathology, microbiology, or a related field), at least one semester already completed
  • Good knowledge of the most important plant pathogens
  • Experience in performing bioassays to study different plant pathogens, microbiological and sterile work
  • High level of commitment and hands-on mentality
  • Independent and responsible way of working, critical thinking
  • Good communication skills (German or English, written and spoken)


We have a SANtastic culture, means for you:

  • First name terms from trainee to owner
  • No neckties and open doors
  • Small teams to root-in and grow
  • High degrees of freedom to create in a positive team atmosphere
  • Flexible work hours
  • Benefits such as team events, state-of-the-art work environment and IT infrastructure, free parking, sports hall & fitness center, internal and external development programs

Required Documents

What else to know?

  • You are rooted in Herzogenburg (Austria)
  • We appreciate your expertise for 38.5 hours/week, full time, starting earliest in May 2022 for 4-6 months, depending on your availability
  • Based on your professional experience and your qualification, we offer you a total compensation package from € 1.672,- gross monthly base salary


SAN Agrow Holding GmbH
Industriestraße 21
3130 Herzogenburg



+43 2782 83300 166
Photo: Melanie HOFFMANN