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Corteva Agriscience Network Engineer Intern in Des Moines, Iowa


Corteva Agriscience has an exciting opportunity to join our Professional Internship Program as an IT - Network Engineer Intern for the summer of 2024. 

Corteva IT is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Network Engineer Intern to join our team. As a Network Engineer Intern, you will work closely with our network engineering team to support and maintain our network infrastructure. This internship offers a fantastic opportunity to gain practical experience in network design, troubleshooting, and optimization.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting: Assist in monitoring the health and performance of our network infrastructure. Identify and troubleshoot network issues, working with senior engineers to resolve them promptly.

  2. Network Configuration: Learn to configure and maintain network devices such as routers, switches, and firewalls. Assist in ensuring that network configurations are secure and optimized for performance.

  3. Documentation: Help maintain network documentation, including network diagrams, inventory, and configuration records. Ensure that all changes to the network are accurately documented.

  4. Collaboration: Collaborate with senior network engineers to plan and execute network projects, such as network upgrades and expansions.

  5. Performance Optimization: Learn to analyze network performance and assist in implementing optimizations to enhance network efficiency.

  6. Research and Learning: Stay up to date with the latest networking technologies and best practices. Take the initiative to expand your knowledge and skills in networking.


  1. Currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.

  2. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.000 on a 4.000 scale at current university but seeking cumulative GPA of 3.500 or above.

  3. Strong interest in networking and a desire to learn and grow in this field.

  4. Basic understanding of networking concepts, protocols, and technologies.

  5. Familiarity with network devices such as routers, switches, and firewalls are a plus.

  6. Good problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  7. Strong communication and teamwork skills.

  8. Ability to work independently and take initiative.

  9. Any relevant certifications (e.g., CCNA) would be a plus but are not required.

Duration: 10 weeks (Mid-May starts)

Corteva Agriscience™ is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to boldly embracing the power of inclusion, diversity, and equity to enrich the lives of our employees and strengthen the performance of our company, while advancing equity in agriculture. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. Discrimination, harassment and retaliation are inconsistent with our values and will not be tolerated. If you require a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit:

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