Alternative protein career portal

Dive into the world of alternative protein jobs, where pioneering organizations are seeking motivated, creative, and enthusiastic individuals to contribute to their innovative teams. Explore the unique opportunities this exciting field offers and discover how you can build a fulfilling career at the forefront of alternative protein innovation.

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Explore alternative protein jobs

The alternative protein field presents vast and exciting opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds looking to make a meaningful difference in their careers. We, along with talent ecosystem service providers, Talist and Alt Protein Careers, have put together these resources to help you find up-to-date listings of available positions in the alternative protein ecosystem.

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AltProtein.Jobs by Tälist

AltProtein.Jobs is a free job board hosted by Berlin-based startup Tälist. It features alternative protein sector openings worldwide and across all career levels. Whether you’re passionate about specific products or technologies; looking for full-time, contractor, or intern positions; or something else altogether, you can use their sector-specific filters to customize your job search. They also provide curated job recommendations based on the information you provide in your talent profile, and many other helpful resources to support you along your career journey.

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Alt protein careers

Based in the US or Canada? Alt Protein Careers provides a free job board highlighting a vast array of opportunities across the alternative protein field in North America. Additionally, they provide career coaching, job search- and transition-related resources, and other support for talent—regardless of career stage—looking to find the right role to help reimagine our food system.

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Post a role to the careers board

Add alt protein jobs, internships, and fellowship opportunities to our jobs board to maximize visibility for new roles at your organization.

Explore career resources

Student resource guide

This guide will help you steer through the exciting world of alternative proteins.

Ask GFI: Careers in alt proteins

Join the GFI team every quarter to learn about career opportunities in the alternative protein industry.

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Explore our talent database

Our talent database is your central hub, connecting alternative protein professionals, scientists, students, academic researchers, and more. For employers, you can more easily find dedicated team members, and for talent, it’s the gateway to exciting opportunities and connections in the future of food. 

Please note that GFI does not source talent from this database. If you are interested in an opportunity at GFI, check out our careers page and/or fill out our general interest application if you don’t see a role of interest.

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“The thought that a single field could truly change the planet in so many positive ways across human health, environmental sustainability, and animal welfare makes me so pumped! […] It is so fun and inspiring to be a part of a revolutionary field that gets so many people from different walks of life excited and united.”
— Jess Joslin, UPSIDE Foods
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“After [early] conversations, I was 100% committed to pursuing a career in
cellular agriculture. I immediately started changing my coursework and lining up relevant research internships. I decided to dedicate my life to advance this groundbreaking technology and I have never looked back.”
— Parendi Birdie, Mission Barns
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“I don’t think there really is any “safe” path. I believe that people should pursue the path they consider the most personally rewarding.”
— Nick Ouzounov, Geltor
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“The alternative protein field is a very open and multimodal field that I think is one of the more exciting areas for research because it’s so uncharted.”
— Rose Belroy, Miyoko’s Kitchen
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Amplify your impact

GFIdeas is a community for entrepreneurs, scientists, students, and subject matter experts driving alternative protein innovation. Join GFIdeas to amplify your impact in the global good food ecosystem. 

Learn from an international business network as you launch a startup, meet collaborators, and find investment opportunities. Propel scientific innovation, explore the frontier of food technology, and find collaborators who are ready to take on the technical challenges facing the field today.

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The alternative protein ecosystem

Discover global hubs of alternative protein innovation with our interactive map.