Internships and Jobs


Full-Time Jobs

Director, The Food Processing Center
Apply by Thursday, May 16, 2024

As Director of the Food Processing Center, you will: Manage and direct the daily operations to support the day-to-day activities of staff by fostering an inclusive culture, facilitate development, implementation and evaluation to address client needs, manage and lead in building business development relationships by fostering interdisciplinary ties with departments and programs within the University and facilitating linkages to external food production and bioprocessing professionals, and promote the Dairy Store retail operations.

Associate Microbiologist
Apply by Monday, April 29, 2024

As the Associate Microbiologist, reporting to a Senior Microbiologist, you will draw upon your education and experience in microbiology to analyze and study the general properties of bacteria and other microorganisms in both food and food processing environments through applied research and routine testing at the Corporate Microbiology Laboratory. You will conduct a wide range of tests to assess that quality specifications have been met.

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Associate R&D Technologist
Apply by Monday, April 29, 2024

The Associate Research and Development Technologist will assist in supporting projects and documenting results as well as the research of programs to drive cost optimization through formulation and processing efficiencies, create new prototypes for product development initiatives, and identify/approve potential ingredient and manufacturing suppliers.

Internships/Fellowship Jobs

Dave Theno Food Safety Fellowship
Apply by Friday, April 5, 2024

The Dave Theno Fellow will work 35 hours a week in the Stop Foodborne Illness (STOP) offices. The
Fellow will complete the following responsibilities, working within the mission of STOP. Work will focus
mainly on designated research project, in conjunction with Michigan State University (MSU) while also
participating in other activities that support learning and experience in food safety. Fellowship is based in
Chicago, IL with a salary of $31,000.