Nutritionist/Food Technologist Internship in Netherlands offered by ErasmusIntern

Nutritionist/Food Technologist Internship in Netherlands offered by ErasmusIntern

Erasmus Intern

Erasmus Intern

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OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

Nonprofit organization
Deadline
30 Nov 2020
Study level
Opportunity type
Specialities
Opportunity funding
Full funding
Eligible Countries
Eligible Region
All Regions

Erasmus Intern is offering an internship opportunity in Amsterdam, Netherlands  as Nutritionist/Food Technologist at Healthy & Affordable. That is an independent social business from Sapient whose aim is to reduce the amount of food being wasted in Amsterdam, starting from its collection till its new market launch. Indeed, this unwanted food is first collected from food suppliers and then dehydrated, frozen and pickled in order to be ready to be packed up and finally put in the market again. Moreover, all the profit that we earn by selling our products is invested in the fight against food waste in Amsterdam.

Internship duration and working hours:

  • Part-time for three months, however you can choose the duration that suits you best (minimum of three months). Moreover, you can choose your own working hours as full-time or part-time as long as you strictly follow the program you set for yourself.
  • ·Due to Corona restrictions, it is possible to work remotely for certain positions. It's also possible to work from our office Ferdinand Huyckstraat 62, 1061 HW Amsterdam.

Eligible candidates:

·Majoring (or has majored)  in Food Science, Nutrition, Chemistry or related field,

  • Good communication skills, 
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills,
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic organization, with various functional disciplines,
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as with internal and external clients,
  • Qualified to develop recipes for new products: source new ingredients, play with formulas, and testing,
  • Enjoys working in an international, challenging and social environment. 
  • Believes in:
  1. Believe in a better world;
  2. Environmentally friendly;
  3. Sustainability-promoter
  4. Against food waste;
  5. Interested in social business;
  6. Believe in equality for all and a fair society,
  7. Positive impact-oriented,

Internship duties:

·Discuss and advise product development and shelf life (previous product development experience is a plus!) 

  • Sampling/testing finished goods for customs purposes.
  • Develop recipes for new products: source new ingredients, play with product development, formulas, and testing. 
  • Actively suggest the idea for improving current products with regard to both cost and quality. 
  • Ensure all product labels comply with EU legislation, government guidelines and Company policies.
  • Execute the food safety and quality strategy.

Benefits offered:

This is a non-paid internship. So what is in it for you?

  • A more in-depth understanding of social business and its social & environmental impact,
  • The opportunity to participate in a dynamic, proactive and young environment,
  • Autonomy and flexible working hours,
  • The power to make a difference,
  • The opportunity to acquire new skills, learn and grow,
  • Amazing colleagues.

About Erasmus Intern:

ErasmusIntern.org provides an integrated market place that aims at bringing together internship providers and students seeking an internship opportunity abroad. As companies and organizations can publish their internship offers and search for interns, and where students that want to do an internship abroad can have their profiles, search and apply for internships vacancies.

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