2019 Process Tech Internship | E.&J. Gallo | Modesto, CA

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Job Description
The Process Technology Internship Program for Scientists is searching for appropriate candidates to fill the 6 month positions (approximately mid-June through mid-December) within our Process Technology Department. Interns will assist in the development and scale-up of new technologies for the Winery. Interns working on technology projects will assist in managing a portion of an ongoing development project. This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a lab or production environment and increase your skill base for future employment or graduate school.

Interns will work with cross-functional teams, including operations, winemaking, engineering and operators to execute technology projects that are undertaken during the harvest season.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate.
  • Currently enrolled at a college or university and working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Food Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Microbiology, or Engineering.
  • Candidates for this position must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record. Required to obtain a California driver’s license or appropriate state driver’s license within 30 days of hire.
  • Reliable transportation to and from work.
  • Available for the entire duration of this internship program – mid-June 2019 through mid-December 2019.
  • Required to lift and move up to 40 lbs when necessary.
  • Required to work at heights of 50 feet, on tops of tanks inspecting wine surfaces when necessary.
  • The position requires availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Junior or Senior class standing at a college or university and working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Food Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Microbiology, or Engineering.
  • Strong applied technical skills and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and team skills and experience managing multiple assignments.
  • Comfortable in a manufacturing environment.
  • Mechanical inclination and an aptitude for design of equipment and manufacturing processes.