Bioprocessing Intern at Ardra Inc. Summer 2022 – Sydney, NS

  • Program: Biology
  • Location: Sydney, NS
  • Deadline: May 26, 2022 at 11:59 pm

Bioprocessing Intern at Ardra Inc.

Title: Bioprocessing intern

Type: Full-time internship, 12-16 months

Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada

Ardra Inc. is a biotechnology company focused on producing natural food ingredients. We
have an opening for an internship in the area of bioprocessing. The internship will involve the
development of fermentation and biotransformation processes for the production of high-value flavour and fragrance ingredients using engineered microorganisms. The intern will be
responsible for running biotransformation processes to optimize process parameters,
keeping records of the experiments, and evaluating data. The intern will be working closely
with the technical team under the guidance of our fermentation scientist. This position offers
an excellent opportunity for motivated individuals to gain hands-on experience with
fermenter operation and apply their research skills toward sustainable processes for natural

An ideal intern will:

• be working towards an Undergraduate/Master’s degree in chemical engineering,
bioengineering, molecular biology, microbiology, life sciences or similar;

• have hands-on laboratory experience, including some training in microbiology and
basic molecular biology techniques;

• be organized, and able to record, analyse and present experimental data;

• willing to work in a small team and start-up environment;

• eligibility for “Biotalents Student Work Placement Program” (SWPP) is a plus, see
details at

This internship will run for 12 months starting June 2022 with opportunities to extend to 16
months. The location of the internship is Sydney, Nova Scotia. This is a paid full-time
internship at $17-21/hr and 37.5 hr/week.

To apply: Interested students should submit a COMBINED PDF containing 1. your resume –
maximum two pages, 2. cover letter that indicates your eligibility for Biotalents SWPP, 3.
transcript – official or unofficial to by end of 2022-05-26. The subject of
the email shall be “Ardra Bioprocessing Intern, Summer 2022” and the title of the pdf should
include your first and last names.

Ardra is an equal opportunity employer, values equity, diversity and inclusion. All qualified
individuals are encouraged to apply.