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Sports & Active Lifestyle Innovation Intern

The Programme

The Sports & Active Lifestyle (S&AL) Sports & Active Lifestyle Innovation Intern ( 6 months) business unit is part of the NZMP ingredients business within the Fonterra Co-operative Group.

The proposed project is within S&AL medium/long term targets. The main outcome of the intern’s work will be a proposal on how we could develop a post-biotic product portfolio.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain exposure with a global dairy company Apply today!

What You Will Do

  • Review and analyse published literature on post-biotics (also called inactivated probiotics or heat-killed probiotics).
  • Collect and review previous work done internally.
  • Analyse existing post-biotics (or similar) products commercially available.
  • Interact with S&AL Lead Nutritionist to understand how post-biotics can support the health of Sport & Active Lifestyle consumers.
  • Interact with other S&AL functions, such as Solutions, to understand how a post-biotic product could be applied into functional foods.
  • Interact with scientists from our Research and Development Centre to understand relevant work previously done.
  • Work out a project proposal to develop a post-biotics portfolio.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Undergraduate studying at a local University in Singapore with a major in Microbiology (or any similar degree with a strong focus on microbiology).
  • Previous work or experience in probiotics or food microbiology (or related topic) is a strong plus (it could be academic project work part of the degree program).
  • Positive and enthusiastic team player who can collaborate across cultures.
  • Strong project management skills with ability to get things done.
  • Self-motivated and works well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Fluent in English, Japanese is a plus but not essential.
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  • Job type:Internships
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  • Locations:

    Singapore (Singapore)

  • Closing Date:15th Nov 2019, 6:00 pm

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