Intern - Life Cycle Assessment

Intern Life Cycle Assessment (f/m/x)
Job Code: 100019
Paid internship / Full-time / Onsite
Location: BIOWEG Headquarters. 49610 Quakenbrück, Germany 
Duration: 6 months / Start date: Aug 2025

Job Description

This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience in a fast-paced startup environment while contributing to a mission-driven company that is making a positive impact on the planet. You will work alongside a team of talented and passionate professionals who are committed to sustainability and innovation. We offer a supportive and inclusive work culture where your ideas and contributions will be valued and recognized. If you are eager to learn and motivated to make a difference, we encourage you to apply and become part of our team at BIOWEG. 

BIOWEG is a purpose-driven startup that is developing functional and biodegradable alternatives to eliminate microplastics from our daily lives. Our innovative approach combines upcycling waste streams in a circular fermentation process, powered by Green Chemistry principles to result in highly functional and pure fermented-cellulose ingredients. We are on a mission to revolutionize multiple industries, including cosmetics, personal care, nutraceuticals, agricultural coatings, and food/beverage. We are more than a company; we are a dynamic force, driving the change we want to see in the world. Join our diverse and relentless team to create a better world and a lasting, sustainable impact!

Role and Responsibilities

- Work with the Bioprocess team at BIOWEG to perform a comprehensive life cycle analysis on the process and product. 
- Collect and analyze the data related to BIOWEG’s processes. 
- Quantify its environmental impact and identify the opportunities to reduce that impact.
- Build Life Cycle Inventories for materials of interest leveraging knowledge of chemical processes, mass, and energy balances. 
- Develop Cradle to Gate and Cradle to Grave models. 

Qualifications and Experience

- Bachelors/Masters in the field of Environmental Science, Energy/Resource/Product Management, Economic Engineering, Life Cycle Assessment/Sustainability or comparable
- Ability to construct and deconstruct a process/product. 
- Ability to structure an impact analysis process and manage the collection of information from various individuals, teams, and other external databases. 
- Validate the quality of the data sources and build references. 
- Familiarity with one or more carbon impact measurement methodologies is a plus: Carbon Footprint, LCA, GHG Protocol, etc.  
- Familiarity with SuperPro Designer is an added advantage.
- The ability to work with SimaPro or equivalent is highly desirable. 
- Good written and verbal command of English (German knowledge is beneficial but not mandatory) 
- Good communication skills, with the ability to work in a multicultural team environment. 

Recruitment Process

- Send us your CV and a short cover letter, in English, outlining your skills and interests.
- Screening interview with HR Lead.
- Technical interview with Biotechnology Team Lead.

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