Intern – Research, Quality and Technology - University of Illinois (UC)

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Battle Creek, MI
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Grow your career as an Intern on the Kellogg Research, Quality Technology team – where we believe in your success. Here at Kellogg we are always seeking to add great talent like you to our pipeline for future roles, and now is no exception to that. We are looking to fill multiple intern positions in 2015. During your time with us, you'll be building your network and expertise in a thriving environment of professional development and teamwork. And together we'll shape a stronger future for our company and your career.


Representative opportunities within the Research, Quality Technology department may include the following:

  • Product Development Scientist – Exhibiting innovation in discovery, advancement evaluation of new technologies in the area of food/process research and development
  • Food Technologist – Setting and following a plan from creation of a plant test/start up plan, through cost estimation (initial and ongoing), to development and implementation of SAP production formulas to food production
  • Quality Assurance - Working closely with the Product Development team to ensure our products and premiums meet all company standards through documentation of product image and defect standards
  • Sensory Scientist - Working with Scientists to provide cross-functional sensory support to project teams by executing, analyzing, and reporting results of all sensory test types (Descriptive, Discrimination, Shelf-life, and Consumer testing)
  • Food Chemist – Conducting independent research in the areas of analytical chemistry, lipid chemistry, texture and reology, and cereal science, you'll support our Product Development team by assessing process variation and assuring that products meet specifications



As well as a hunger to learn and succeed in Research, Quality Technology, to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:

  • Pursuing Ph.D., M.S. or B.S. degree and studying a scientific discipline linked to a Food Science Program (including but not limited to Food Chemistry, Food Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Ag Engineering, etc.)
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA (Cumulative)
  • Available for a 6 month assignment
  • Anticipated graduation date cannot fall during the course of, or at the completion of, your internship. Candidate must be continuing education after assignment!
  • Strong oral and written communication skills


Travel may be required but will depend on geography.

Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link for English or this Link for Spanish.

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