Hello and pleasure to meet you!
We are Cultivated, and we are looking for a great new team member to join us on our amazing journey to improve the food system with creamy, dairy-free, indulgence!
Wädenswil, Zurich, Switzerland
About Cultivated Biosciences
Our mission is to empower plant-based dairy to give it the creaminess and mouthfeel consumers strive for. To do this we are developing creamy fat ingredients from non-GMO yeast to be sold as B2B ingredients. We have a fantastic team, investors and advisors by our side, such as Arturo Elizondo and Lukas Böni, and are now eager to make better ingredients than any factory farm could together with you!
Recently, Paul from TechCrunch also wrote about what we’re doing at Cultivated, you can find more here
As Fermentation Intern, you will be responsible for supporting the effort to develop processes to make our yeast fat and delicious. You will work with microbiologists, downstream engineers, and food technologists to improve the yield and ensure the yeast has properties for a desirable final product.
What you need to succeed
Bachelor or Masters in Fermentation Science, Biotechnology, or equivalent
Initial experience with microbial screening methods
Initial experience with benchtop bioreactors
A proactive attitude
Willingness to learn quickly new things
Feel free to apply if you don't check all of our criteria, we are eager to learn about you
We are a young and dynamic startup based in Zurich, creating a revolutionizing ingredient for plant-based dairy. We function with a flat hierarchy. The teams’ success will be the company’s success.
We will offer the following:
Flexible working hours
Workplace with lake view!
Regular team events (including retreats in the Swiss alps!)
An inclusive and diverse team, that also enjoys to spend time together
We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity. We consider all applications equally regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech to apply.
We cannot sponsor work permits for non-EU / EFTA citizens for this position