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Oncology Bioscience Summer Intern 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
About the Organization AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, inflammation, autoimmune, oncology, infection and neuroscience diseases. AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. For more information please visit www.astrazeneca.com.



 
Description

Location: Waltham, MA

We are currently seeking rising undergraduate sophomores, juniors or seniors working towards obtaining a degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or related fields for an 8-10 week internship during the summer of 2022. 

Objectives/Goals of this Position:

  • Gain practical, bench-based drug discovery experience in a pharmaceutical setting.
  • Conduct cutting-edge research in cancer drug development.

Primary Duties:

  • Design and perform a variety of molecular and cellular biology experiments including cell culture, western blot, RT-PCT, CRISPR-based gene editing, etc.
  • Maintain multiple cancer cell lines to support research activities.
  • Test drug candidates using biochemical and cell based assays.
  • Collect and analyze experimental results; Record experimental procedures and scientific findings in lab notebook.
  • Summarize and present frequent updates at project team meetings.
 
Position Requirements
  • Rising undergraduate sophomores, juniors or seniors working towards obtaining a degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or related field.
  • Must be a current college student who has completed advanced biology and biochemistry courses.
  • Knowledge of basic biology techniques (e.g. cell culture, PCR, Western Blot, etc.) is preferred, but not required.
  • Strong enthusiasm and work ethics; Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, experience with Adobe Software and GraphPad Prism preferred.
  • Strong desired to pursue a scientific career in the future.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0 preferred.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Location Waltham, MA  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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