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Microbiology Pflichtpraktikum

Required: Applicants need to be currently enrolled in University and the internship must be mandatory (Pflichtpraktikum).

You want to help solve a problem that could save people’s lives? You’re highly motivated, hardworking and creative and want to have significant impact in an early-stage startup? Then this might be the perfect internship for you!

You’ll get the unique opportunity to help grow a business by hands-on building our first product.

Why MiProbes

MiProbes is led by Dr Nina Patrick and Dr Max Mundt, who are using synthetic biology, microbiology and biochemistry to develop a testing “bio-ink” for dangerous pathogens and viruses. Our products, including a biosensor for Salmonella, are significantly faster and cheaper while matching the test quality of the current gold standard. Interested?

What your internship will entail

  • Full ownership of your molecular biology/ microbiology experiments
  • You will prepare samples, screen against interesting targets and analyze results
  • You’ll be working on cutting edge synthetic biology!

We seek an intern who has demonstrated accomplishment in the following skills:

  • Expertise in basic microbiology and molecular biology techniques: Sterile technique, PCR, cloning, transformation, bacterial cultures
    • Desirable but not necessary: High-throughput screening, Fluorescence-based assays, computational data analysis
  • Previous experience working in a laboratory with minimal supervision is a plus
  • You give great attention to details and have high standards concerning the quality of your work
  • You have good time management and work with care and precision in the lab
  • Determined to optimize experiments and produce quality work
  • You are a team-player and someone we can count on
  • You share our vision and are up for the challenge
  • You are fluent in English

Why you will love MiProbes

  • You’ll be working directly with our CTO & Co-Founder
  • Be part of an early growth startup: See how a small team is creating something huge
  • A small team means a lot of support and open ears for awesome ideas: We want to see you being creative and try out stuff!
  • You’ll work on something that will change the lives of millions
  • As you would with friends, we’ll go for beers, have lunches and much more
  • Flexible hours & work with us from our laboratory in Buch!

What you need to bring

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Biology or related area
  • Clear and concise communication
  • The desire to be working in a bootstrapped startup to be fully hands-on
  • Interest in working within an exciting startup company environment
  • Resourceful, flexible with a hands-on mentality

We can’t wait to hear from you!

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