Paid Internship In Food Engineering

Hiring By - Biostaffic



Job Highlights

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Posted 4 months ago
Job details

Opportunity suitable for a Masters student/Masters graduate with intention in a pathway to PhD.

Company Description

BiomeMega is a Biotech startup using deep tech to promote innovation for industry partners. We focus on obtaining functional and sustainable ingredients with Australian provenance through bacterial and fungal fermentation, which will be tested across a range of products ranging from human health to cosmetics and animal diet.

Additional to ingredients, we are passionate about developing first-in-class pharmaceutical delivery systems, discovering molecules, and now phages. Our team is composed of talented business-experienced and passionate professionals and students, both on site and remotely based, and we look forward to developing formulations that will help Australia reach and sustain our best potential.

Role Description

A paid BiomeMega internship in Food Engineering or Food Technology is an on-site role based in North Parramatta, NSW. The intern will work under the supervision of experienced researchers and industry partners, assisting with day-to-day laboratory activities such as setting up experiments, maintaining records, preparing and presenting reports. The intern will also have an opportunity to gain experience in different areas including microbiology, analytical testing, teaching, participation in career development workshops and industry trials. A paid BiomeMega internship also comes with a clear pathway to a PhD project through academic partners in NSW and QLD

Qualifications and experiences deemed advantageous:

  • Master's degree in Food Engineering, Food Science, Food Technology or a related field, or concluding a relevant program.
  • Understanding of laboratory best practices and safety protocols
  • Knowledge of food formulations (microbiology techniques and experience with sensory trials are beneficial).
  • Proficiency in laboratory data analysis software
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience working in a PC2 laboratory setting
  • Ability to work collaboratively with scientists and industry members
  • Desire to learn new skills

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Australia


  • Internship

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 17, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

BiomeMega is a cutting-edge Biotech startup that specialises in using deep tech (synbio, precision fermentation and bioengineering) to promote innovation for industry partners. Some of our applications include the obtaining of membrane-bound Omega 3, 7 & 9 as post-biotic ingredients for use in nutraceuticals, cellular cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. We aim to transform the probiotic industry with a focus on human health, which can also be applied to improve animal diets while boosting supply sustainability with Australian provenance, enhancing the function of products in market, preventing diseases, and leveraging our microbiome R&D breakthroughs through collaboration with outstanding academic partners. Our expert team and partners are talented and passionate about what we do, and we envisage bringing to market a bank of sustainable ingredients, first-in-class pharmaceuticals, innovative nutraceuticals, and more outcomes that have started with the discovery and optimization of probiotics capable of producing Omega 7, Omega 9, and which contain both canonical and alternative Omega 3 pathways. As advocates for the transformative power of both pre, pro and post-biotics combined with the super nutrients, Omegas and membrane fragments, the team at BiomeMega have been sharing our passion for crafting the new natural while developing formulations and envisaging personalized ingredients that will help Australia reach and sustain our best potential. More exciting milestones to come.
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