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2024 Co-Op, Research Systems Innovation, Delivery Science

Moderna, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Start date
Nov 29, 2023

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The Role

As a co-op student in this role, you will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced scientists, helping to build software prototypes that test new concepts in data capture, data flows, and data integration with various systems. Your goal will be to assist in the creation of prototypes that scientists can use to test functionality and iterate on designs and concepts. This role will require an inquisitive mindset, an eagerness to engage with scientists on early ideation and abstract concepts, combined with a drive to put ideas into practice.

This position will run from January 16th-June 14th, you must be available and on-site for the entire duration of the program.

Heres What Youll Do

  • Work closely with a multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers to understand project requirements and help translate them into functional software prototypes.

  • Assist in the design, development, acquisition, and testing of software tools for structured data capture, automation, and data analysis in the life sciences domain.

  • Support the implementation and evaluation of algorithms and data pipelines for processing and analyzing high-dimensional datasets, including data visualization, statistical analysis, and machine learning techniques.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for process improvement and innovation.

  • Help prepare and present technical reports and project updates to stakeholders.

Heres What Youll Need (Minimum Qualifications)

  • Currently pursuing a Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics or a related field.

  • Coursework or project experience in data science, database engineering.

  • Advanced programming skills in languages such as Python, R, or Java.

  • Familiarity with databases and data storage technologies, such as SQL, NoSQL, HDF5, or NetCDF.

  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

  • Strong communication and collaboration abilities.

  • Authorized to work in the U.S

Heres What Youll Bring to the Table (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Knowledge of machine learning algorithms and statistical modeling techniques.

  • Experience working in a lab (wet lab experience is a plus).

  • Experience integrating analytical instruments into a data ecosystem is a plus.

  • Familiarity with lab automation equipment.

  • Experience with data science and machine learning tools, such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, scikit-learn, or BioPython is a plus.

  • Experience with web development frameworks like Django, Flask, React, Angular, or Vue.js is a plus.

  • A desire to make an impact as part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.

Moderna is pleased to provide you with an innovative suite of benefits, including:

  • Free premium access to meditation and mindfulness classes
  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
  • Generous paid time off, including:
    Vacation, sick time and holidays
    Volunteer time to participate within your community
    Discretionary year-end shutdown
  • Location-specific perks and extras!

About Moderna

Since our founding in 2010, we have aspired to build the leading mRNA technology platform, theinfrastructure to reimagine how medicines are created and delivered, and a world-class team. We believe in giving our people a platform to change medicine and an opportunity to change the world.

By living our mission, values, and mindsets every day, our peopleare the driving force behind our scientific progress and our culture.Together, we are creating a culture of belonging and building an organization that cares deeply for our patients, our employees, the environment, and our communities.

We are proud to have been recognized as a Science Magazine Top Biopharma Employer, a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators, and a Great Place to Work in the U.S.

If you want to make a difference and join a team that is changing the future of medicine, we invite you to visit to learn more about our current opportunities.

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is a place where everyone can grow. If you meet the Basic Qualifications for the role and you would be excited to contribute to our mission every day, please apply!

Moderna is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, ethnicity, disability, military or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, or any other personal characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Belonging, Inclusion, and Diversity are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. Were focused on attracting, retaining, developing, and advancing our employees and believe that by cultivating diverse experiences, backgrounds, and ideas, we can provide an environment where every employee is able to contribute their best.

Moderna is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the Talent Acquisition Partner or contact the Accommodations team at (EEO/AAP Employer)



Moderna is advancing messenger RNA (mRNA) science to create a new class of transformative medicines for patients. Moderna’s platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, providing the Company the capability to pursue in parallel a robust pipeline of new development candidates. Moderna is developing therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases and cardiovascular diseases, independently and with strategic collaborators.

mRNA is now a turning point in the history of science, medicine, technology, even humankind itself. With this breakthrough discovery, many of the world’s biggest and most challenging medical problems are no longer a question of “how?” but merely a question of “when?”

Come with us as we pursue the uncharted reaches of possibility and make your mark on the future of medicine.


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Cambridge, MA
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