Visit website

Intern Food Characterisation

  • Internship
  • Full-time
  • Amsterdam, NL
  • 800 EUR a month

Posted on December 4, 2023

Intern Microbial Protein Characterisation

Note: the project has a duration of 6-7 months, where 7 months are preferred. The start date is flexible. The work will be mainly conducted at the facilities of Farmless at the Amsterdam Science Park.

The Role

At Farmless, we're offering an exciting internship opportunity where you help shape the future of food production. We are looking for a motivated intern who will support us harvesting and characterising our proteins. During this internship you will work closely and learn with our experienced team. Dive into the heart of sustainable protein innovation!


As an intern at Farmless, your core responsibilities include:

  • Help with downstream processing steps such as centrifugation and ultrafiltration.

  • Use analytical methods for protein isolation

  • Characterise applicability in food formulations


We're looking for candidates with:

  • A background in food technology and/or bioprocess technology.

  • Hands-on experience with purification and functional characterisation techniques.

  • Bonus points for familiarity with microbial biomass/fermentation and sustainability analysis.

  • Team player skills with excellent English proficiency.

  • We only hire interns that need to do a mandatory internship for university


Joining Farmless comes with its perks:

  • Internship fee of €800,- per month

  • Purpose-driven work: contribute to shaping the future of food

  • Enjoy free, healthy vegan lunches, snacks, and drinks.

  • Thrive in a diverse, international and dynamic team

About Farmless

Farmless is a venture-backed Amsterdam-based startup, leading the way in the protein revolution. Our fermentation technology transforms renewable energy into affordable, delicious protein, significantly reducing our ecological footprint. We use 50-100x less land than plant protein and 1000-5000x less than animal protein.

At Farmless we think and operate on a planetary scale, because we want to create a future worth getting excited about.

We believe diversity promotes serendipity. If you're ready to excel in this role, apply now! We value your unique strengths and (culinary) perspectives on the world.

View job location on map