Precision Fermentation Internship

Posted on June 26, 2023 by InternPlug

  • Woodland, United States of America
  • Paid
  • Full time
  • Other
  • 1 Vacancy

Job Description

About TurtleTree: TurtleTree is a biotech company committed to revolutionizing the way the world eats. Utilizing our proprietary cell-based technology, we are looking to create a new generation of sustainable food—one that’s better for the planet, animals, and people everywhere. Backed by leading investors and a team of world-class talent, we will soon be launching sustainably produced dairy bioactives, starting with lactoferrin.

Technical Skills: molecular biology; recombinant strain engineering; microbial cultivation and testing for recombinant protein production; robotics and assay experience nice to have; experience with DNA visualisation and statistical analysis software.

Experience: Seeking an individual that has experience working in a cell biology, biochemistry or molecular biology (or similar) laboratory. Post-3rd year graduate students studying biology or similar fields.

Soft Skills: Organized with scheduling and documentation of lab work, quick learner, excited to work in a fast paced lab environment, enjoys protocol development and problem solving.

Opportunity: Gain experience working in a startup environment, lab position on-site in Woodland, 3 mo + internship with possibility to transition into full time employment.

Position Location: Woodland, CA

Hours per week: 20-40

Duration: 3 months + (Flexible)

Start Date: March 2023 (Flexible)

Pay: $22-$25 DOE

Project: Engineer microbes for recombinant protein production; support the development of basic protocols and test new ideas for improving recombinant protein production. You will be working under the direction of a scientist for training and mentorship.

Hiring Manager: Shannon Ceballos, Strain Engineering Scientist at TurtleTree Labs, Inc. Woodland, CA.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour


  • 4 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • After school
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • What current college are you enrolled at?


  • English (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Advertised until:
July 26, 2023

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