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Intern in the field of food formulation (m/f)


Job Field: Research & Development
Location: Illertissen, DE
Company: BASF Personal Care and Nutrition GmbH
Job Type: Internship
Job ID: EN56684977_ONLE_1

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

Bread stays fresh and crisp for longer, cakes are light and fluffy and omega 3 oils contribute to a healthy lifestyle. All these products contain ingredients from BASF Personal Care and Nutrition GmbH, in Illertissen. We develop and produce a large range of ingredients for the Food Ingredients Industry, all based on natural, renewable resources.
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What you can expect

During this 3-month internship, starting in January 2018, you will have the opportunity to gain extensive insight into the area of food formulation. Our lab Food Performance Products is working on developing new food ingredients and we offer solid education in fascinating food systems.

  • You will develop measurement techniques to characterize real food systems.
  • You will also organize testing of ingredient formulation in food applications.
  • You will conduct experiments and in addition, you will take care of the interpretation and communication of experimental results.

What we expect

  • You are a student of food engineering, -chemistry or -physics (B.Sc. or M.Sc.) and you are interested in the field of food physics.
  • Laboratory experience is essential as well as basic understanding of structure-function relationship of food systems.
  • Furthermore, you communicate confidently in English and German and an innovative working style as well as excellent presentation skills complete your profile.

We offer

Form day one you will be part of the BASF family. You will get involved in challenging fields of activity and have the opportunity to work on exciting Projects in an interdisciplinary environment. Depending on the Location of the respective group Company you will get to know BASF and participate in various Workshops and guided tours. In this way you will make numerous interesting experiences and get a deep insight into the world's leading chemical Company.

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