Kemin Research and Development Intern 2021 – Apply Online
Kemin Research and Development Intern 2021 – Apply Online. We are visionaries who see things differently and are inspired by the world around us. We have been dedicated to using applied science to improve the quality of life for over half a century. We are a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 per cent of the world with its products and services.
Research and Development Intern
Job ID: 2021-6937
Location: US-IA-Des Moines
Position Type: Intern
Kemin is seeking a summer intern to help support various projects within a central research and development team. The ideal candidate will be pursuing a degree in Biochemistry or a related field. This will be a great opportunity to gain invaluable experience in a variety of areas surrounding R&D.
We Are Kemin
For over half a century, Kemin has been dedicated to using applied science to address industry challenges and offer product solutions to customers in more than 120 countries. Kemin provides ingredients to feed a growing population with its commitment to the quality, safety and efficacy of food, feed and health-related products to customers in more than 120 countries.
Established in 1961, Kemin is a privately held, family-owned-and-operated company with more than 2,800 global employees and operations in 90 countries, including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.
As a Kemin team member, you’ll receive…
Valuable Experience– Kemin interns recieve valuable experience that will last a lifetime. Our internship program gives the opportunity for meaningful work, extra events, and more.
Robust health and wellness support- we are proud to offer an on-site fitness center, restaurant with seasonal fresh food options (and the ability to order food to bring home), and free fresh fruit in break areas- to name a few.
The chance to give back to our world- Through our foundation of servant leadership, we are proud to offer ample service opportunities, including paid time off to do so. Kemin has a valued corporate partnership with both The World Food Programme and Habitat for Humanity, in addition to many local initiatives.
Opportunities to support our valued educators– Kemin is a proud sponsor of the Iowa Governor’s Stem Advisory Council where we fund annual teacher’s awards. In addition, we have a robust internship and externship program, and frequently host student tours.
- Help support the R&D team with a variety of different projects
- Support the optimization of new R&D processes
- Carry out the purification process of various proteins and enzymes
- Work in both a laboratory setting, as well as in the office to complete projects and tasks.
- Currently pursuing a degree in Biochemistry or related field
- Experience working in a lab setting
- Experience or knowledge of HPLC, or other purification methods
A post-offer background check and drug screen are required. Additional pre-employment requirements may be necessary based on position.
Kemin is an equal opportunity employer.