Viral Vector Technologies Intern, Summer 2019

Tarrytown, NY
Feb 03, 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.

This person will work in Viral Vector Technologies in Tarrytown, NY. Lentiviral vectors are viral vectors used as potent molecular tool for gene transfer in R&D and for human gene therapy. One of the main objectives of the Viral Vector Technologies group at Regeneron is to develop novel lentiviral vectors with improved properties for safest and efficient gene delivery into specific cell types and tissues. The student will help with engineering aspects for the development of those vectors, and will learn techniques and skills necessary to design, produce, titrate and characterize novel lentiviral vectors. The student will also test the activity of those vectors in cell culture-based assays, and assess their capacity to efficiently infect specific targeted cell types. Specific skills include molecular cloning, mammalian cell culture, recombinant virus production and titration, qPCR and proteins expression methods such as western blot and flow cytometry.

Start building your skills at Regeneron.

• Must be an undergraduate, graduate, or PhD student

• Must be pursuing a degree in Biology

• Must have a basic understanding of scientific methods and sterile techniques

• Must have experience in keeping detailed records

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.