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🚀 Internship

Summer Intern - Pathology Chemistry

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Roche

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1mo ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Phoenix +1

AI generated summary

  • The candidate must be pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry with experience in a chemistry wet lab, knowledge of instrumental analytics, familiarity with organic chemistry purification techniques, and adherence to lab safety. They should also possess excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills, and align with the company's values of integrity, courage, and passion.
  • The candidate will work closely with chemists in designing and testing new reagents for cancer tissue diagnostics, troubleshooting reagent issues, and using analytical methods to validate quality and assess functionality on a daily basis.

Summer Internship

Science•Phoenix, Tucson

Description

  • The Pathology Chemistry & Integrated Analytics (PCIA) department in Reagent Research & Design is part of a global team that performs research, development and customer support for immunohistochemistry (IHC), in situ hybridization (ISH) and primary staining detection systems for tissue diagnostics. The PCIA group designs, synthesizes and characterizes rare reagent dyes, linkers, oligonucleotides and bioconjugates for all stages of in vitro diagnostics (IVD) development. The candidate will work with a team of chemists toward maturation of novel technologies for tissue assays used to diagnose many forms of cancer. 

Program Highlights:

  • Intensive 12-weeks, full time (40 hours per week) paid internship.
  • Program start dates are in May/June
  • A stipend, based on location, will be provided to help alleviate costs associated with the internship.
  • Ownership of challenging and impactful business-critical projects.
  • Work with some of the most talented people in the biotechnology industry.

Requirements

  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor's Degree (enrolled student) or
  • Must be pursuing a Master's Degree (enrolled student) or
  • Must be pursuing a PhD (enrolled student)
  • Required Majors:
  • Chemistry or Biochemistry ( with specialization in Synthetic Organic preferred)
  • Required Skills:
  • Experience in a chemistry wet lab (required)
  • Knowledge and experience in instrumental analytics (e.g. UV-Vis, HPLC)
  • Familiarity with organic chemistry purification techniques (preferred)
  • Document work in electronic notebooks utilizing ChemDraw
  • Strong adherence to lab safety (required)
  • Other Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Complements our culture and the standards that guide our daily behavior & decisions: Integrity, Courage, and Passion.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Bachelors
Masters
PhD

Area of Responsibilities

Science

Responsibilities

  • Work with chemists to design new reagents and formulations for cancer tissue diagnostics
  • Synthesize, characterize and/or test novel reagents on automated tissue stainers
  • Troubleshoot reagent issues as part of a project team
  • Use analytical methods to validate quality and assess functionality

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Phoenix, Tucson