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2024 QTAS Bioanalytical Sciences Intern

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1mo ago

🚀 Summer Internship

San Francisco

AI generated summary

  • You must be a Master's/PhD student in Biochemistry or related field with LC-MS/MS experience, strong analytical skills, and ability to work independently or in a team. Graduating between Dec 2024 - Jul 2025 and have good communication skills.
  • You will develop and apply cutting-edge bioanalytical methods to measure biomarkers, metabolites, and small molecules, analyze data, and operate robotic liquid handling systems.

Summer Internship

ScienceSan Francisco


  • Envision spending your summer working with energetic colleagues and inspirational leaders, all while gaining world-class experience in one of the most dynamic organizations in the pharmaceutical industry. This is a reality for AbbVie’s Experiential Interns.
  • The QTAS (Quantitative, Translational and ADME Sciences) Bioanalytical Sciences Intern will work in the non-regulated small molecule bioanalytical group to help identify and measure endogenous pharmacodynamic biomarkers to understand mechanism of action.


  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in university, pursuing a Master’s Degree or PhD in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacokinetics, or another related field.
  • Must be enrolled in university for at least one semester following the internship.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Expected graduation date between December 2024 – July 2025
  • Experience with LC-MS/MS for quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and conceptual skills.
  • Self-motivated; ability to execute with limited supervision and direction. Can work independently or part of a team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Evaluate and apply novel techniques or approaches to address challenging bioanalytical issues such as measuring biomarkers or metabolites in multiple matrices.
  • Develop LC-MS/MS based methods for quantitation of challenging small molecules to help in understanding the mechanism of action of different targets.
  • Analyze and interpret data from bioanalytical assays, ensuring accuracy and reliability of results.
  • Operate robotic liquid handling system in sample processing and assay applications.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



San Francisco


  • Competitive pay.
  • Relocation support for eligible students.
  • Work in the heart of Silicon Valley embedded in a small team of scientists with diverse backgrounds, from engineering to biology.
  • Opportunity to connect with Abbvie leaders, scientists, and fellow interns.
  • Exposure to Allergan Aesthetics portfolio and Medical Device Design control.