About Pivot Bio: Fueled by an innovative drive and a deep understanding of the soil microbiome, Pivot Bio is pioneering game-changing ...View Company Profile
About Pivot Bio:
Fueled by an innovative drive and a deep understanding of the soil microbiome, Pivot Bio is pioneering game-changing advances in agriculture. Our products harness the power of naturally occurring microbes to provide nutrients to crops and new sustainable ways for farmers to reduce the usage of fertilizers as they work to help feed the world’s growing population.
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Position: Strain Discovery & Development Intern
Summer 2023 Internship May - August 2023
Term: Must be able to commit to a three-month term at minimum.
Schedule: Flexible, usually Monday through Friday, with occasional weekend work. Five, eight-hour days.
We’re looking for:
Pivot Bio offers a full-time paid summer internship supporting the Strain Discovery & Development team in designing and characterizing bacterial strains that will lead to more sustainable agricultural practices. This position will give ample opportunity to incorporate your molecular biology and microbiology knowledge into designing and building DNA constructs, engineering microorganisms, and evaluating their performance in vitro and in planta. Besides having fun tinkering with DNA and microbes, you will also learn about multiple in vitro and in planta analytical methods that help us understand the microbe and plant interactions.
Our team thrives on collaboration and communication, and these internships provide an excellent opportunity to work with a close-knit team while gaining hands-on experience in a biotech laboratory.
Qualifications and Experience:
*Must be authorized to work in the United States
What we offer: