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Process Technology Development Internship Program for Scientists-June 2019 | 300153

Location: Modesto, CA, US, 95354

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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Process Technology Description

E&J Gallo is a world-class research and manufacturing organization. This internship provides the opportunity to conduct cutting-edge Research & Development projects in both the laboratory and winery setting.  You will work side-by-side with professional technology managers, gaining valuable hands-on expertise in a variety of aspects of winery operation.

About Gallo

Founded by brothers Ernest and Julio Gallo in 1933 in Modesto, California, E. & J. Gallo Winery is the world’s largest family-owned winery and the acclaimed producer of award-winning wines and spirits featured in more than 90 countries around the globe. A pioneer in the art of grape growing, winemaking, sustainable practices, marketing and worldwide distribution, Gallo crafts and imports wines and spirits to suit a diverse range of tastes and occasions, from everyday offerings to boutique, luxury bottlings.

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.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Inside/Outside conditions: During crush, work estimated at least 50% (but not limited to) outside with weather of varying types.
  • Wet/Slippery conditions vary and may include work in rain.
  • Noise levels may vary.  Occasional situations where ear protection is required.


Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.



Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Modesto

Job Segment: Intern, R&D, Entry Level, Research

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