Intern – Meat Metabolomics

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New Age Meats is a fast-growing Berkeley startup developing cultivated meat. We create delicious meat made without animal slaughter – healthier for humans, animals, and the planet.

This position will focus on gaining a molecular understanding of food flavor. This involves sample preparation, separation/analysis of compounds, and data interpretation.

QUALIFICATIONS: 2 years of college or university study, majoring in chemistry, chemical engineering, food science, or similar field.

DURATION: 6 months, with a performance review after 4 months, in Biological Research Department

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Familiarity with GC-MS and HPLC, hands on experience preferred.
  • Experience performing sample preparation and storage, including distillation, separation, dilution, and freeze-drying.
  • Experience working in an academic or industrial laboratory.
  • Strong knowledge of computer skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple assignments/ tasks.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) and attention to detail.
  • Comfort with a fast-paced start-up environment.

 

DUTIES REQUIRED:

  • Equipment start-up/calibrations/maintenance, package shipping and receiving, lab glassware sanitation.
  • Prepare samples for chromatographic analyses, run GC and LC samples, and process the analytical data.
  • Present research findings to internal researchers
  • Conduct an independent research project
  • Keeping a detailed record in electronic lab notebook

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • 401k with match
  • Sponsored lunches
  • Commuter benefits
  • Pathways to full time employment

 

New Age Meats is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

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