Neuroscience Intern, Summer 2019

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Jan 10, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Part time
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.

These positions are in Neuroscience in Tarrytown, NY. There are 2 openings for Summer 2019. Each opening is described below.

Position 1:
The student will work as a part of the Neuroscience group and will be assigned to a project to study the cellular mechanisms of neurodegenerative disorders. The student will study the relevant literature to expand his scientific knowledge. They will conduct cell culture experiments using neuronal cell lines and primary neurons. They will perform immunocytochemistry and biochemistry assays to analyze the cell-to-cell propagation and aggregation of pathological proteins and their impact on neuronal function. The student will analyze and present the data generated by their experiments to other members of the group.

Position 2:
Inflammatory processes have emerged as significant contributors to many neurodegenerative diseases. The student will be working within the Neuroscience group on a project exploring mechanisms of neuroinflammation. The student will assist with an exciting basic research project involving cell culture , immunocytochemistry, microscopy, and Western blotting. The student will have the opportunity to present his or her research at the end of the internship.

Start building your skills at Regeneron.

• Can be an undergraduate or graduate student

• Must be pursuing a degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, or related field with an interest in Neuroscience

• Must have general laboratory experience

• Experience with cell culture, immunostaining, and/or aseptic techniques is preferred

• Position 2: Must have experience with statistical analysis

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.

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