Undergrad Intern - OPS (Biological Relevance and Characterization)

Cambridge, MA, US
Feb 19, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


Do more with the knowledge you're working hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen our shared mission-to serve patients-drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world's leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Through this program, you will acquire the valuable hands-on skills and foundational experience to become the professional you are meant to be in your chosen field.

Undergrad Intern - Operations (Biological Relevance and Characterization)


This could be your everyday

Let's do this. Let's change the world. During this program you will work under the guidance of Potency and Characterization group in Attribute Sciences and will learn about data systems and method data analysis used for potency results.



  • Query existing electronic systems using SQL and design new ways to more readily parse & interact with large amounts of bioassay data generated within electronic lab notebook systems





  • Participate in cross-functional teams between a wide array of functional groups within and outside of Process Development





  • Learn principles of bioassay design and points of method variability to inform development of bioassay method performance dashboards in TIBCO Spotfire





  • Provide insight from method monitoring to contribute to bioassay method troubleshooting efforts





  • Use real-world data sets with a tangible goal for an intern interested in data science and method parameter analytics



Here's what it takes to Win

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The detail-oriented individual we seek is a curious & tech-savvy contributor with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

Amgen requires that all individuals applying for a grad internship or a co-op assignment at Amgen must meet the following criteria:

18 years or older

Currently enrolled in a full time Bachelor's Degree program from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent

Completion of one year of study from an accredited college or university prior to the internship commencing

Enrolled in a full time Bachelor's degree program following the potential internship or co-op assignment with an accredited college or university

Must not be employed at the time the internship starts

Preferred Qualifications

Degree concentration(s) in biology, computer science, or related fields

Familiarity with SQL, querying, visualization report design, and data analytics/visualization software (e.g. Spotfire)

Current sophomore or junior standing

Detail oriented and able to work collaboratively in a team-based and regulated environment

Utilize innovative thinking to contribute to technology development

Communicates effectively with others


Some of the vast rewards of working here




  • As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth and well-being.
  • Build a network of colleagues that will endure and grow throughout your time with us and beyond.
  • Bring your authentic self to the table and become the professional you're inspired to be through accepting culture that values diversity of thought and experience, and will flex to your strengths and possibilities.
  • Participate in executive and social networking events, as well as community volunteer projects.



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Equal Opportunity Statement

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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