Fermentation Downstream Processing-Purification Intern-3 months
Pioneer - Johnston, IA

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DuPont Pioneer is seeking creative and motivated candidates for a summer intern position in the Protein group. This intern program is a 3-month internship that will allow the individual who has previous hands-on fermentation experience to engage in downstream biomass processing, specifically in the area of recombinant protein purification. This position will allow the individual to gain hands-on protein biochemistry experience and engage in practical real-world project design and problem solving. Interns in the program will be expected to present their work at the conclusion of the internship.

Duties/Responsibilities Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: conduct studies/experiments according to protocols and operating procedures, maintain accurate records of studies/experiments, update supervisor on experimental design, implementation and analysis. Primary emphasis will be in the area of recombinant protein expression, purification and characterization. Education and Experience The successful candidate should have hands-on fermentation experience, be pursuing a graduate degree in the field of biological engineering, chemical engineering or equivalent, and have knowledge of Biochemistry. Competencies Individual must have a high degree of self-motivation, initiative, and ability to work well with others and independently.

Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills are required.

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