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Post Undergraduate/Graduate (Year-Round) Intern – Bioprocess Development

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Golden

🤑 $38.3K - $61.3K

AI generated summary

  • You must have a degree in a relevant field, strong organizational skills, clear communication abilities, critical thinking skills, lab safety awareness, and a GPA of at least 3.0. Previous experience in microbiology and bioreactor cultivations is preferred.
  • You will focus on developing bioprocesses in bioreactors to produce renewable fuels and chemicals from various feedstocks using bacteria and microbial consortia.

Off-cycle Internship

ScienceGolden

Description

  • The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado, is the nation’s primary laboratory for research, development, and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. The NREL mission is to develop renewable energy and energy efficient technologies and practices, advance related science and engineering, and transfer knowledge and innovation to address the nation’s energy and environmental goals. The Renewable Resources and Enabling Sciences Center at NREL has an opening for a full-time post undergraduate/graduate internship within the Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing Sciences Group.

Requirements

  • The successful candidate will have graduated with a bachelor’s degree in cell and molecular biology, chemical and biological engineering, bioengineering, biology, biochemistry, chemistry, or a similar field. In addition, the successful candidate will have the following:
  • Excellent organizational skills, including contemporary laboratory notebook documentation
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficient communication skills, including the ability to succinctly communicate scientific findings to peers
  • Critical thinking skills, including the ability to formulate hypotheses and interpret results
  • Ability to maintain a clean lab space with utmost attention to safety
  • Demonstrated ability to work safely with minimal supervision
  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
  • Undergraduate: Must be enrolled as a full-time student in a bachelor’s degree program from an accredited institution.
  • Post Undergraduate: Earned a bachelor’s degree within the past 12 months. Eligible for an internship period of up to one year.
  • Graduate: Must be enrolled as a full-time student in a master’s degree program from an accredited institution.
  • Post Graduate: Earned a master’s degree within the past 12 months. Eligible for an internship period of up to one year.
  • Graduate + PhD: Completed master’s degree and enrolled as PhD student from an accredited institution.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience in microbiology including sterile techniques.
  • Demonstrated experience in bioreactor cultivations including batch, fed-batch, and continuous operation modes.
  • Experience with bacteria and/or microbial consortia.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate
Bachelors
Masters
PhD

Area of Responsibilities

Science

Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities for this intern will focus on bioprocess development in bioreactors for the production of renewable fuels and chemicals from a diversity of feedstocks using bacteria and microbial consortia.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Golden

Salary

38300 - 61300 USD