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BioAnalytical Co-Op

Date: Nov 4, 2021

Location: Rochester, New York, US, 14606

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description


Co-Op – Rochester, New York


International Flavors and Fragrances Inc. is an industry leader in taste, scent and nutrition. This position is located within our global Bioanalytical team which focuses on QA/QC of enzymes and proteins. IFF is seeking innovative, collaborative college students to participate in our 2022 Co-Op program at our Flavors site in Rochester, New York. IFF Co-Op will have the opportunity to gain hands-on working experience while strengthening their professional skillset.


As a 2022 Co-Op, you will spend your time…


  • Carries out a complex scope of inter-disciplined assignments related to the areas of:
    • Biochemical characterization
    • Analytical method development, validation, optimization and implementation
    • Tactical analytical problem solving
  • Makes detailed observations, analyzes data, and interpret results for a complex project.
  • Exercises technical discretion in design, execution and interpretation of experiments that contribute to project strategies.
  • Prepares technical reports, summaries, protocols, and quantitative analyses.  Effectively communicates technical information both written and verbal.
  • Operation, maintenance, and basic troubleshooting of laboratory equipment.

Job Requirements


About You…


To be successful in this role you must be able to work full-time (40 hours per week) for at least 6 months (Starting date to be determined but flexible). We are looking for someone who is currently working towards a Bachelor’s degree. Those pursuing a degree in biotechnology, biochemistry, biology, chemistry or any field related are preferred. Other skills we are looking for include:


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work and complete projects independently, as well as with others.
  • Enjoy a team setting
  • Flexible and independently motivated
  • Quality oriented; actively contributes to continuous improvement


About Us…


We are IFF. We are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking “what if?” That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages.

Nearest Major Market: Rochester