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Tomato Breeding Intern



HM.CLAUSE is a Business Unit of Limagrain, an international agricultural co-operative founded and managed by farmers. HM.CLAUSE specializes in the breeding, production, and sale of vegetable seeds. From the world market to the farmer's market, we collaborate with our customers to deliver successful solutions for the agricultural challenges of today and produce the highest quality vegetable seeds for the future. Our global team of experts and state-of-the-art research facilities enable us to work side-by-side with growers to provide the most regionally relevant and reliable vegetable seeds available.

If our mission resonates with your passion, we look forward to your application.

You will be a great fit if you have experience similar to:

• Responsible for specific projects in the field: plant phenotyping for discovery work
• Data entry and report of field trials
• Seed harvest and processing for international shipments
• Greenhouse activities and information management


To be considered, you will need::

• Enrolled in College or BSc completed. Preferred fields: Horticulture, Agronomy, Crop Sciences, Plant Sciences, Biology.
• Ability to summarize scientific literature and follow research protocols
• Ability to work in group and independently
• Attention to detail
• Pro-active, engaged and creative
• Committed to work and punctuality
• Excellent communication skills: clarity, concision and ability to quickly learn new processes.
• Valid CA driver's license


The rewards of working here: You join an expert team of innovators and creators that collaborate with farmers around the world to sustainably enhance the taste and quality of healthy food. Our goal is to form teams that inspire and learn from each other as they work to elevate our products from seed to table. We recognize our employees as our most valued resource and work to create an atmosphere that is supportive, healthy, and progressive. We promote an environment of wellness and well-being and hybrid schedules when it is appropriate for the position. It is an important and expanding piece of our local and global mission for Diversity & Inclusion programs and support groups in the corporate world.

HM.CLAUSE offers a strong compensation and benefits package to its employees:

  • Competitive salary
    • For candidates that are students currently enrolled in university: $21/hr
    • For candidates with bachelors degree: $24/hr

We are a company with a supportive culture and leadership. We encourage you to be part of our journey to enhance the world’s food supply and support the farmers that grow them.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, this position will be exposed to adverse weather conditions. The employee may need to walk on uneven ground, work near equipment or machinery. The noise level that is typical of this work environment is moderate.