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• Starts Jun 2

PBM R&D Assay Development Internship

Logo of Werfen


1mo ago

🚀 Summer Internship

San Diego

AI generated summary

  • Seeking a detail-oriented and motivated student with a GPA of 3.2 or higher, currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or graduate degree program, with laboratory experience, proficiency in basic laboratory techniques and equipment, strong analytical and communication skills, and a desire to gain professional experience in the IVD Industry.
  • Perform experiments in developing new PBM products using ROTEM instruments and reagents, analyze test data, maintain lab notebooks, collaborate with team members, and adhere to regulatory guidelines for quality assurance.

Summer Internship

Research & DevelopmentSan Diego


  • Werfen San Diego Internship Program is a 10-week, full-time, paid assignment that takes place over the course of the summer. Internships are open to undergraduate students who are currently pursuing a degree from an accredited college or university. Internship assignments may be shortened or extended based on the company and/or the student’s needs.
  • The Internship program is designed to allow students to learn through direct experience providing an opportunity to blend textbook knowledge with practical experience. Throughout the 10-week program, students will have the opportunity to work cross functionally with other departments to maximize their opportunity to gain experience as much as possible.


  • Minimum Knowledge & Experience required for the position:
  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or graduate degree program with a minimum GPA of 3.2.
  • Able to utilize general laboratory equipment, including spectrophotometer, centrifuge, & analytical balance, and perform calculations and complete chemical preparations.
  • Able to follow directions with moderate supervision and work in a group-focused environment.
  • Proficiency in computer skills necessary, including Word & Excel.
  • Anxious to learn, initiative-taking, and a desire to obtain professional experience in IVD Industry.
  • Skills & Capabilities:
  • Laboratory experience: Familiarity with basic laboratory techniques like pipetting, and reagent/buffer preparation.
  • Instrumentation: Basic knowledge of common laboratory equipment (pH meter, analytical balance, etc.).
  • Ability to analyze and interpret experimental data using spreadsheets and statistical software.
  • Attention to detail: Meticulousness in following protocols and documenting results accurately.
  • Effective communication skills

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development


  • Perform experiments in the development of new or improved PBM products in the R&D laboratory under the supervision of R&D staff, using ROTEM instruments, and reagent products with human whole blood and plasma.
  • Able to work with data spreadsheets performing basic statistical analysis of output test data.
  • Responsible for keeping and maintaining lab notebooks as trained and following good laboratory practices, particularly about the handling of bloodborne pathogens.
  • Networking/Key relationships:
  • Principal Investigator & Lab Team: Frequent interaction for project guidance, protocol execution, data analysis, and troubleshooting (high complexity: technical discussions, problem-solving, critical thinking).
  • Other Lab Members: Collaboration on shared equipment, reagents, and techniques (medium complexity: information sharing, protocol clarification, basic troubleshooting).
  • Quality Assurance/Regulatory: Participation in documentation review, assay validation, and adherence to regulatory guidelines (medium complexity: procedural accuracy, data integrity, reporting requirements).


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Start date

Jun 2, 2024


San Diego