Pre-Therapeutic Target Discovery, Summer 2018

Tarrytown, New York
Mar 20, 2018
Science/R&D, Biology
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Part time
Position Summary

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

This position is in Pre-Therapeutic Target Discovery in Tarrytown, NY. The student will validate an immunostaining protocol to visualize developing vasculature in whole-mount mouse embryos using 3D imaging. Immunostaining protocol validation will include testing antibodies on mouse embryo sections to compare and contrast extant of vascular staining, and testing a cocktail of antibodies to possibly improve quality of staining. 3D imaging modalities for which we are interested in validating immunostaining protocols for are: Optical Projection Tomography (OPT) and High Resolution Episcopic Microscopy (HREM).

Start building your skills at Regeneron.
• Must be an undergraduate, masters or PhD student
• Must be pursuing a degree in Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Biomedical Engineering or Biology
• Experience with protocol development, protocol troubleshooting, immunohistochemistry, operational knowledge of fluorescent and brightfield dissection and compound microscopy, microscope photography and basic computer skills (MS Office).
• Experience in working with mouse anatomy, mouse dissections, embryo dissections, 3D sample preparation and basic knowledge of 3D imaging modalities are a plus but not a requirement.
• Must be able to document experiments, data generated and maintain a lab notebook.
• Must have good manual dexterity in order to handle tissue samples. Must have the ability to complete tasks on time. Must have demonstrated attention to detail, strong organizational and communication skills, and strong problem solving skills.
• Must be motivated, have a strong work ethic, be a team player, and demonstrate enthusiasm.

General Intern Program Information:
• Must be enrolled in, or accepted to, an academic program pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's, PhD or PharmD
• Summer Program is full-time (~40 hrs/wk) for at least 10 weeks and is paid
• Prefer demonstrated leadership in areas such as campus activities, clubs, sports or the community
• Minimum GPA of 3.0
• You will work with a specific manager on a project(s)
• Enjoy weekly 1 hour Intern Program events: learn about other areas of the company from VPs and other employees, soft skills workshops, networking, volunteering, and more!
• Present to your team on your summer project

Transportation and Housing:
• A free shuttle is offered from the North White Plains or Tarrytown train stations to the Tarrytown campus
• Get to know other incoming Interns on our closed LinkedIn page when you accept an offer

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Requisition Number: 11429BR