internship / short term: assistance in the soil team for field measurements

stenon GmbH


As part of the development of a soil sensor for agriculture, we are looking for support in the field of soil science / environmental science / prototype testing (General information about us: see

Stenon is a start-up that is developing a mobile soil laboratory for the real-time measurement of soil parameters. We are currently testing our Farmlab devices and sampling agricultural soils to improve our data base. Therefore, we are currently in an exciting phase where we need further support to prepare and conduct experiments.

We are testing a prototype for predicting soil parameters for fertilizer recommendations and looking for people to support us in October and November 2020.

places of work:


Hegelallee 53, 14467 Potsdam


  1. Großbeeren (Theodor-Echtermeyer-Weg 1), on a test field nearby
  2. on other agricultural areas
  3. at other research partners

time frame:

  • 01.10.2020-31.11.2020 (could be slightly adapted)
  • working hours: 35-40 hours per week

payed internship (hourly wage comparable to public student payment)

kind of work:
you will mainly support us measuring soil parameters in the field. That includes the usage of our latest prototypes (also cleaning and calibrating the prototypes is part of that) and taking soil samples with a soil probe. Office work is also part of this job offer.

referring to 1.) travel to Großbeeren by yourself (we are also able to arrange a pick up from the office)
referring to 2. and 3.) we will travel together starting at the office (Hegelallee 53, Potsdam)

If you want to join a great team and help developing an innovative sensor, please reach out to me soon.

  • German driving license (B)
  • Very good command in spoken and written English and German language skills are desirable
  • A background in environmental science / soil science / agriculture is desirable but not a must.
  • The field experiments take place outside, which is why you should like to work in the open air. Furthermore, you should be able to work conscientiously, goal-oriented and structured.
  • If you enjoy a mix of physical and cognitive work and are motivated to work in a multidisciplinary and innovative team, then you've come to the right place.
stenon GmbH
Hegelallee 53
14467 Potsdam
Sebastian Voß
0151 / 561.327.68
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