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Research & Development Internship Microbiology – Cheese Fungi, Wageningen The Netherlands.

Hoe ziet jouw rol eruit? - What will your job look like?

Job description

Your assignment will focus on characteristics of cheese fungi.

In your role you will be responsible for:

  • Designing of a high-standard reproducible experimental set-up.
  • Performing experiments with mold cultures on cheese.
  • Documentation and communication on the obtained results.
  • Advise on implementation/follow-up

Working at FrieslandCampina

For thousands of people every day, we are more than just a dairy company. To our farmers, our employees, the communities we serve, the businesses we work with and the people to whom we bring happiness, FrieslandCampina means something more. For them it’s not just about what we do, but who we are.

We value talented people from any background who want to contribute to something bigger than themselves. We encourage all of our 22,000 employees to make decisions that benefit our entire company. At FrieslandCampina we own our own career and act accordingly. We trust you to make a difference in your job and influence the bigger picture. Working at FrieslandCampina means you are contributing to a better world.

Team details

In this position you will be located in the technology department of FrieslandCampina cheese, operating from the innovation center of FrieslandCampina in Wageningen. You will be working with a young multidisciplinary team of experts with knowledge on cheese, cheese processes and microbiology.


To be successful in this position, you:

  • Are currently in a relevant master degree program with a proven focus on microbiology
  • Have a can-do mentality toward solving tasks for which new skills need the be acquired fast.
  • Have Good organizational skills.
  • Like to connect with new people and are able to get things done from them.
  • Are available for a duration of at least 5 months.

Internship allowance & Contact information

We offer an interesting and challenging internship position, providing you the opportunity to develop yourself in your workfield. You can count on sufficient professional supervision and a reasonable internship allowance.

If you have any questions regarding this internship position, please contact

Uren per week: Full-Time