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Emerging Leaders Program

DuPont Pioneer’s Emerging Leaders Program provides career-track opportunities for new graduates from a variety of disciplines. Selected graduates will gain on-the-job skills through a wide exposure and high-touch development experience within the DuPont Pioneer business. The program is designed to provide participants with the necessary knowledge, experience and skills to fill future leadership positions within DuPont Pioneer.

The emerging leaders will be given specific job responsibilities and training in the area into which they are hired. Those areas can include production agronomist, production education, plant operations, supply chain and supply planning, as well as other functional areas throughout DuPont Pioneer. The program is designed to span 12-24 months.

Program Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor's degree in agriculture, engineering, business or related areas with a broad interest in the agriculture industry. We seek candidates with—

  • Excellent academic records
  • Strong communication, teamwork and leadership skills
  • Well-rounded work experiences
  • Willingness to relocate, as necessary
  • Computer and analytical skills
  • Strong motivation

Salary and Benefits

Like all DuPont Pioneer employees, emerging leaders receive a competitive salary and benefits package.

Work Location/Travel

Emerging Leaders may be placed at the business headquarters in the Des Moines, Iowa area or in one of the 46 North American production locations producing corn, soybeans, wheat, canola, alfalfa, sorghum, or sunflowers. Travel averages 10-15 overnights per year, though this may vary.

Your Future with DuPont Pioneer

The Emerging Leaders Program seeks to help talented individuals develop the knowledge and skills needed for management positions. Most participants accept management positions within DuPont Pioneer, but there is no guarantee. Success depends on your performance and skills, and the availability of an appropriate position.

DuPont Pioneer is an Equal Opportunity Employer (English/Spanish) and participates in E-Verify (English/Spanish).



How to Apply

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