Summer Intern, Research, In Vitro Assays, Vector Biosciences

San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 02/13/2023 Job Number: 36961

Job Description

Pay range is $18 - $22 per hour with full benefits available, including paid time off, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, 401K, parental leave, and more. Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. Pay is based on several factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.


Summer Intern, Research, In Vitro Assays, Vector Biosciences


Intern Position Summary

Seeking a student intern interested in a unique opportunity to support the in vitro Assays Development team by optimizing cell culture, nucleic acid extraction, and RE-PCR workflows. This internship provides the opportunity to learn and work directly with a progressive Gene Therapy organization.

Intern Job Responsibilities/Deliverables
  • Under direction, the intern will learn basic techniques including mammalian cell culture, nucleic acid extraction, and various PCR assays
  • Intern will work with the vector biosciences team to further optimize the use of automated nucleic acid extraction for PCR assays using various techniques
  • The intern will carry out an independent hypothesis-driven research project to answer interesting scientific questions at the molecular level
  • Project will provide the opportunity to experience first-hand research study from start to finish, including design, development, and optimization
  • Internship will provide exposure to day-to-day laboratory tasks and the opportunity to join Research Project Team meetings and Vector Biosciences team meeting, providing focus on discussing the scientific progress of preclinical programs projects.

Intern Qualifications and Skills
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in life sciences
  • Must have an interest in pursuing a career in Life Sciences/Biotech/Pharmaceuticals
  • Ability to manage workload effectively including planning, organizing, prioritizing, and meeting deadlines
  • Committed to a 10-week full-time, summer internship program on site in South San Francisco
This position comes with full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, 401k and more!

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