Proteostasis Group Co-Op

Cambridge, MA, US
Oct 18, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We are seeking an enthusiastic student to join our team in the proteostasis group at the Abbvie Foundational Neuroscience Center as a full-time co-op student for 6 months. The position requires candidates with strong interest in neuroscience. Primary responsibilities for this position include contribution in establishing in vitro cell-based models and developing high content imaging and biochemical assays to support validation of new drug targets in the field of Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease.

Following background is preferred but not required:

  • Experience with basic cell culture. Previous experience with primary or iPSC derived neurons is a plus
  • Familiarity with imaging and biochemical techniques is preferred
  • Strong desire to learn new techniques
  • Experience with PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Candidates must have excellent communication skills and be able to work in a team environment

Transportation: (please provide directions to your office by car and by public transportation from Northeastern University).

Public Transportation: Walk to Massachusetts Ave @ St. Botolph St; Take CT1 to Central Square; Walk to Massachusetts Ave @ Sidney St; Turn right onto Sidney Street and walk to 200 Sidney Street; AbbVie is on the 2nd floor.

  • Completed at least one year of college education before beginning internship
  • Must be enrolled in school the semester following your internship
  • BS/BA student
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0/4.0
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship
  • School and/or work experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoin t