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Internship - Microbiology: 6 t...

Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals, mainly fillers and pigments derived from calcium carbonate and dolomite, and a worldwide distributor of chemical products. Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya now has a global presence extending to more than 100 locations in over 50 countries and 6,000 employees.

At our headquarters in Switzerland, we are searching for a(n)

Internship - Microbiology: 6 to 9 months

Job main responsibilities


  • Support the microbiology Research and Development team through experimental work
  • Execute experiments in the field of microbiology such as bacterial culture, determination of total viable count, determination of minimal inhibitory concentration, bacterial identification
  • Perform molecular biology  technics such as DNA extraction and PCR
  • Redaction of reports and presentation of data in group meetings
  • The candidate won't be assigned to one single project but will support different projects related to mineral slurries preservation and product development

Candidate profile requirements

  • BSc-degree (FH, University) in in Microbiology, Biotechnology or related Sciences. This position is not suitable for somebody with a PhD Background
  • Hands on knowledge of classical microbiological technics and molecular biology technics
  • Innovative mindset
  • Fluent in English, German and French are an asset
  • Duration: 6-9 months




Omya (Schweiz) AG
Baslerstrasse 42
4665 Oftringen