Customer Success Intern, Microbiomics

Department: Services - Microbiomics
Location: Irvine, CA

Job Summary:

Zymo Research is looking for a dynamic individual to join our Services, Microbiomics team! In this role, you will play a vital part in ensuring great customer experience as well as supporting seamless operation. Your contributions will ensure the delivery of high-quality results to a wide range of services customers from academia to industry.

Join us in making a meaningful impact!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responding to customer inquiries utilizing pre-approved formats and generate quotes with NetSuite. Answer general questions regarding Microbiome service and microbiology.
  • Ensure projects have all necessary documents correctly submitted. Coordinate with customers for sample submission process.
  • Ensure correct report and invoice delivery in timely manner.
  • Assist in creating input files for bioinformatic analysis.
  • Communicate with customers promptly and effectively when issues arise. Resolve and document any problem specimens.
  • Assist in streamlining customer success process regarding customer inquiry response, system tracking, lead processing, reporting, and invoicing.
  • Technical support for incoming customer inquiries.
  • Work closely with internal subject matter experts, product managers, marketing, and manufacturing microbiome product and services related technical details.
  • Project presentation to upper-level management, technical review committee, marketing, and sales organization

Education and Experience:

  • AS or BS in Biology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, or related field.
  • Some experience in molecular biology and microbiology is preferred (including PCR, qPCR, RT-PCR, gel electrophoresis, nucleic acid purification and NGS library prep)
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Attention to details and accuracy.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

About Us:

Since its inception in 1994, Zymo Research has been proudly serving the scientific community by providing innovative, reliable, and high-quality research tools and products. Whether it's DNA, RNA, epigenetics, microbiomics, protein, or yeast-based research, our philosophy remains the same: To provide the highest quality products in the industry while ensuring they are both simple to use and reliable in their performance.

Recognized as a Top Workplace by the Orange County Register in 2021, 2022, and named a Top Workplace USA in 2023, Zymo Research continues to be a vibrant community where employees thrive, feel connected, and are inspired by their work. If you are passionate about contributing to scientific advancement and want to be part of an exceptional team in a dynamic, growing company, we'd love to hear from you!


The estimated base compensation range for this position is $20 per hour at the time of posting. Actual compensation details will be provided in writing at the time of offer, if applicable, and is based on several factors we believe fairly and accurately impact compensation, including geographic location, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other job permitted factors.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Zymo Research welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. These include sex, age, color, race, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical & mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other protected status as defined by federal, state, or local law.


Onsite – Zymo Research HQ – 17062 Murphy Ave. Irvine, CA 92614

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