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Graduate Intern - R&D (Genome Analysis Unit)

Amgen
South San Francisco, CA 94080
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    127740931
Amgen

Job ID: R-110012
Location: South San Francisco, CA, US

Job Summary

Amgen's 10 - 12 week internship program offers meaningful project experiences that impact patient's lives. This internship provides the opportunity for executive and social networking events and to participate in community volunteer projects while providing a competitive compensation.

Limited relocation housing and/or miscellaneous allowance may be available for eligible candidates.

We are seeking a motivated graduate intern to work within the Genome Analysis Unit (GAU) in South San Francisco to assist in the development of next-generation sequencing (NGS) techniques. The GAU is a multi-disciplinary effort embedded into our drug discovery engine that uses genetic, genomic and computational tools to answer critical drug discovery questions from target inception through development. The intern will help design, carry out and analyze experiments to expand our single-cell NGS capabilities. This position provides an excellent opportunity to familiarize a graduate student with cutting-edge genomics techniques and data analysis for drug discovery.

Basic Qualifications

Amgen requires that all individuals applying for a grad internship at Amgen must meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years or older
  • Graduated with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent
  • Currently enrolled in an MBA program OR a Master's program OR a PharmD program OR PhD program from an accredited college or university and completion of the first year of the program before internship starts
  • Enrolled in an accredited college or university following the potential internship
  • Must not be employed at the time the internship starts

Preferred Qualifications
  • Degree concentration(s) in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, or Bioinformatics.
  • Strong computer skills; Experience with coding, (e.g. R-preferred, Python) and experience working with Linux systems.
  • Experience with molecular biology techniques such as PCR.
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to apply research findings, capture information, interpret and analyze results.
  • Strong project management skills, priority setting, timely delivery of results, and multi-tasking.
  • Ability to think critically, actively anticipate problems and propose solutions and to work effectively/collaboratively across teams.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.



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Posted: 2020-12-23 Expires: 2021-01-24

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