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Innovation Internship: Feasibility Studies

GFI Innovation Department Internship:

Feasibility Studies for Commercialization Opportunities


Primary GFI Mentors: Aylon Steinhart, Business Innovation Specialist; Shannon O’Neill, Business Analyst  

Overview:  The Good Food Institute (GFI) is on the forefront of the movement to use food technology and markets to solve some of the world’s biggest problems through driving innovations in the plant-based meat and clean meat space. GFI MBA Innovation Interns will play a critical role in understanding commercialization opportunities in plant-based and clean meat markets. As an MBA Innovation Intern, you will apply your business research skills to understanding commercialization opportunities in plant-based/clean meat and share key learnings with GFI’s network of entrepreneurs. We are accepting applications for a Summer 2018 pilot. Interns will contribute approximately 3-5 hours per week for at least 6 weeks.

Activities: The intern will:

  • Drive research and assessment of a given market segment such as understanding plant-based fats and price-competitive plant based meat
  • Synthesize research materials, literature reviews, survey design, and quantitative data analysis to create a feasibility study
  • Share key learnings with GFI’s entrepreneurial network

Other research activities may be developed in accordance with GFI’s mission and the intern’s interest.


  • Due diligence project memo (4-6 pages) summarizing the feasibility study of one high-priority market segment for plant-based and clean meat
  • Presentation of findings (15-20 minutes in length)
  • Program feedback survey on the pilot program to shape what the next iteration looks like

Learning Objective: For the intern to grow their knowledge of the plant-based meat and clean meat space and develop expertise for identifying high-value segments in the market.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be currently enrolled in an MBA program with a strong interest in supporting GFI’s mission. They should also have demonstrated strong organizational skills and business research skills. Candidates should enjoy high levels of autonomy and be self-motivated.

Location: Remote

Compensation: Unpaid. Graduate students may wish to seek internship credit from their university.

Application deadline: Rolling. Applicant review will begin June 22nd.

This internship is an unpaid position.

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