Intern: MedImmune Analytical Sciences
Analytical Sciences Intern
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
MedImmune is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of small molecule and biologic prescription medicines. MedImmune 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.
We are currently seeking candidates who are working towards obtaining a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Biochemistry or related major for an internship during the summer of 2018. This internship opportunity is with the Analytical Sciences department.
The objective of this internship is to develop and optimize analytical procedures for protein purification using magnetic beads that will facilitate the need of product critical quality attributes determination.
This intern will be instructed and trained to perform laboratory experiments following designed protocol including but not limited to purification scale up by first manually and then automated platform. Following the purification, the intern will test the samples using liquid chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques.
- Record experimental observations
- Analyze data
- Conclude and present summary results