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R&D Bioinformatics Intern

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2mo ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Salt Lake City

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Summer Internship

Research & Development, ScienceSalt Lake City


  • BioMérieux is a global leader in developing innovative molecular diagnostic devices for infectious disease. This internship offers motivated college students (must be at least 18 years of age) an opportunity to contribute to an early-stage research and development project that sits at the interface between bioinformatic analyses and wet lab R&D. You will be immersed in a highly productive and collaborative biotechnology environment while working with a diverse team of scientists, bioinformaticians, engineers, and software developers. Under the close supervision of a mentorship team, the intern will (1) test enhanced protocols for R&D pipelines; (2) perform wet lab molecular biology work; and (3) maintain accurate records of work performed in accordance with BioMérieux Quality Management System. Internships are considered non-exempt positions; full- and part-time positions will be considered.             


  • Training and Education
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a strong interest in biotechnology. Currently enrolled undergraduate students pursuing a biotechnology-related bachelor’s degree are preferred.
  • Experience:
  • A basic understanding of bioinformatic techniques and their operation is required. Preference will be given to individuals with prior coding experience in R, Python or command line scripting (linux). Experience in a life sciences laboratory or in clinical research is a plus but is not required.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Competitive candidates will have the following skills and attributes:
  • General understanding of and interest in bioinformatics (course work or experience based)
  • A basic understanding of either R or Python
  • Strong interest in biotechnology
  • Willingness to learn from others
  • Ability to respond positively to constructive feedback
  • Dependability in maintaining a regular work schedule
  • Detail-oriented approach to work
  • Positive attitude in the workplace
  • Proactive communication style
  • Diligence in executing and documenting assigned work.
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to safely lift and maneuver 40 lbs.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development


  • Listen actively while receiving instruction, in order to quickly master assigned duties
  • Be present and engaged during scheduled work hours
  • Ask questions when any aspect of assigned work is unclear
  • Be curious and persistent when solving problems
  • Behave professionally while representing BioMérieux
  • Participate in research team meetings
  • Perform assigned duties with a conscientious and detail-oriented approach
  • Prepare preliminary analyses of experimental data for review with mentor
  • Assist mentor in preparing presentations of data and conclusions
  • Perform and document all work in compliance with BioMérieux Quality Management System.


Work type

Part time

Work mode



Salt Lake City