Part-Time Lab Assistant

New Age Meats is a Berkeley-based cultivated meat company.

We create delicious meat made from animal cells instead of animal slaughter — healthier for humans, animals, and the Earth.

We are seeking a part-time lab assistant to help with minor tasks, such as cleaning, organizing, and setup. The ideal candidate will be meticulous about their lab work and excited for an opportunity to gain exposure to the world of commercial science. Their time will be split between our biological and food science labs.


Duties include:
  • Following lab safety and housekeeping standards, monitor and maintain R&D laboratory cleanliness, supplies and inventory, and equipment. Participate in site safety and quality programs.
  • Using proper laboratory techniques, and following verbal or written instructions or SOPs, assist Science Teams with research methods, experiments, data collection, and data interpretation.
  • Work on special projects as needed with a variety of Departments.
Ideal experience:
  • High School Graduate (or completion of AP Bio, AP Chem, or related); or enrolled in College Science Program in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, or related.
  • Must have a strong ability to communicate well with others, written and verbal.
  • Must be punctual and have strong attention to detail.
  • Fastidious approach to laboratory organization and cleanliness.
  • Kitchen experience a plus.


New Age Meats takes COVID seriously. Our precautions include temperature checks that are required upon entry to the lab, mandatory mask usage, and social distancing as much as possible. Additional PPE is available when needed.


Additional job details:
  • Required hours: 5-15 hours per week
  • Schedule: initially two days per week, potentially growing to daily
  • Pay: $16-18 per hour


If you’re interested in this position, please send your resume/cv and cover letter to with the following subject line: “Full Name – Lab Assistant.”




New Age Meats is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.