Grad Intern - Therapeutic Discovery (Hybrid Modality Engineering)

Thousand Oaks, CA
Mar 22, 2019
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
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. Relocation in the form of a miscellaneous allowance will be provided for eligible candidates.

This Grad Intern will be part of an innovative and interdisciplinary Hybrid Modality Engineering group, with responsibilities including the design, synthesis, and purification of novel compounds for delivery of oligonucleotides, novel chemical modifications, and mechanistic understanding of RNAi. The successful intern will have a strong experimental background in oligonucleotide chemistry and biochemistry.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

• Develop and execute synthesis of novel chemical modifications for siRNA

• Synthesis, purification, and analysis of oligonucleotide analogs

Basic Qualifications

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

18 years or older

Completion as a first year graduate student before internship starts and currently enrolled in a PhD for a PhD internship from an accredited college or university

Enrolled in an accredited college or university following the potential internship or co-op assignment

Must not be employed at the time the internship starts

Preferred Qualifications

Pursuing PhD with degree concentration(s) in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field

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