Strain Engineering Internship - Spring 2019

Clara Foods

We are looking for an enthusiastic intern to join our strain engineering team for a three- to six-month internship program, starting in early January 2019. The candidate will be working on strain engineering tasks including molecular cloning, high throughput screening, microbe culturing and other processes.

We are looking for:

- Preferably a junior or senior in a BS or MS Program in biology, bioengineering, genetics or other related majors

- Has at least 3 months of lab experience. Lab projects related to biology are preferred

- Ability to contribute in a fast paced, research oriented environment, with a curiosity to learn

- Ability to take a break from academic engagements for up to 6 months

- Ability to lift up to 30 pounds

Duties include:

- Adherence to safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gears)

- Precise handling and setup of microliter scale reactions

- Setting up and operating automatic liquid handling robots

- Culturing microbial organisms using proper sterile techniques

- Other duties as assigned

We can offer:

- Ample opportunities to apply biotechnology skills in the food industry

- First-hand experience to use science to make an impact in shaping Clara’s breakthrough product offerings

- Opportunity to conduct cutting edge research in a great team environment

- Monthly all-hands meetings, an insight to management and company success strategies

- Reasonable stipend

- Intern socials, weekly happy hours and quarterly offsite events

- Some cool company merch!

Sounds interesting?