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Lab Internship | King Estate | Eugene, OR

Posted by kaury.balcom | March 3, 2021

King Estate Winery – Laboratory Internship

The internship will focus on a variety of chemical and microbiological analyses related to winemaking. Students will work in the Quality Control Laboratory throughout the 2021 Harvest (August – December). The internship requires a flexible schedule and may include nights and weekends. Additional details outlined below:

Essential duties and responsibilities: 

  • Sample grapes, juices, fermenting musts and wines for analysis and tasting
  • Perform routine wine chemistry analyses
  • Prepare bench trials for blending, fining and additions
  • Prepare chemicals and reagents
  • Document all results in laboratory logs and winery database (Vintrace)
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job requirements:

  • Qualified students will be enrolled in Enology, Food Science, or similar program
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required
  • Must be highly organized, detail oriented and able to multi-task
  • Basic computer skills in MS Excel, Word and database systems
  • Requires work schedule flexibility during harvest months
  • Must be able to lift 35 lbs and able to stand for long periods of time

If interested please send resumes to:

King Estate Winery
Attn: Leah Lyon
80854 Territorial Hwy
Eugene, OR 97405