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Oncology Chemistry Summer Intern  

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Intern: AstraZeneca Innovative Medicines – Oncology Chemistry

Intern: AstraZeneca Innovative Medicines

Location: Waltham, MA

Astrazeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of small molecule and biologic prescription medicines. Astrazeneca is pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas, including respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity; cardiovascular and metabolic disease; oncology; neuroscience; and infection and vaccines.

The primary function of the Medicinal Chemistry Intern is the synthesis of drug candidates by conducting laboratory projects/experiments and in support of this to generate, interpret, and report complex scientific data.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Performs chemical experiments accurately and efficiently by working closely with their supervisor while following SOPs and safety/environmental protocols.
  • Synthesizes, purifies, acquires and analyzes data of chemical intermediates from multi-step syntheses and final drug candidates that are submitted for biological evaluation.
  • Documents results of experiments in their laboratory notebook in compliance with the laboratory notebook SOPs. Experimental details should be captured in a fashion sufficient to facilitate reproducibility.
  • Operates and maintains equipment and instruments with a high degree of technical proficiency.
  • Frequently updates supervisor with detailed communication of results. Presents experimental results in project and/or team meeting environment.
  • Keeps own knowledge current regarding appropriate techniques and scientific advances, applying knowledge to the job responsibilities.

Position Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • Need to have completed organic chemistry I and II coursework and labs
  • Previous undergraduate research experience preferred but not required
  • Qualifying applicants must be currently enrolled in, or have recently completed a BS, BA degree program in chemistry or a related science
  • Applicants who hold a PhD will not be considered.

Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Location Waltham, MA  

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