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Grad Intern - Protein Engineering

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Nov 14, 2023

Job Details

HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?

Do more with the knowledge youre working hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds 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.

Grad Intern - Protein Engineering

Live

This could be your everyday

Lets do this. Lets change the world. The hybrid Modality Group in the Protein Engineering Department at Amgen is seeking a highly motivated summer intern in the field of bioconjugate chemistry to join us in the state-of-the-art research facility at the Amgen headquarters campus located in Thousand Oaks, CA. The qualified candidate will work at the interface of synthetic chemistry, biochemistry, and chemical biology to apply their synthetic skills in developing ADC therapeutics and cutting-edge novel modalities.

Responsibilities including (but not limited to):

  • Design, synthesis, purification and characterization of novel peptidic and small molecule linkers for antibody drug conjugates
  • Design, synthesis, purification, and characterization of antibody drug conjugates for therapeutic discovery
  • Review, analyze, and interpret scientific data and results; provide regular updates, documentation, and/or communication on project results
Win

Heres what it takes to Win

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The motivated individual we seek is a hard-worker 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
  • Graduated with a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent
  • Currently enrolled in an MBA program for an MBA internship OR a Masters program for a Masters internship OR a PharmD program for a PharmD internship OR Ph.D. for a PhD internship from an accredited college or university and completion of the first year of MBA OR Masters OR Pharm D OR Ph.D. program before the internship starts
  • 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
  • Student must be located in the United States for the duration of the internship OR co-op

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree concentration in Chemistry, Biochemistry, and/or Chemical Biology
  • Experience with chemical synthesis and peptide chemistry
  • Experience in bioconjugation process is preferred
  • Knowledge with synthetic polymerization techniques (i.e. RAFT, ATRP, etc.) is a plus
  • Understanding of structural determination using NMR and MS techniques and proficient with a range of chromatography methods (e.g. HPLC, RP HPLC, ion exchange, size exclusion chromatography)
  • Demonstration of good lab practices, with particular attention to safety
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work comfortably within a large team of scientists and engineers with diverse technical and cultural backgrounds.
Thrive

Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth in addition to their well-being:

The base pay range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $30 - $40.

  • 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 youre inspired to be through accepting a culture that values the 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.
Apply nowfor an internship/co-op that defies imagination

If you feel like you're part of something bigger, it's because you are. Join us.

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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.

Company

We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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Company info
Website
Phone
805-447-1000
Location
Corporate Headquarters
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks
California
91320-1799
United States

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