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Vertex Summer 2024 Intern, DCAT - San Diego, CA

🚀 Summer Internship

San Diego

AI generated summary

  • You need a software engineering background, SQL, C#, JavaScript, HTML, CSS skills, strong communication, Python, UX/UI design, and configuration management knowledge. Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. and enrolled in an advanced degree program if graduating in Spring 2024.
  • You will learn lab workflows, interpret design specs, collaborate with DCAT, and implement software solutions to tackle challenges in biotech industry at Vertex Pharmaceuticals in San Diego, CA.

Summer Internship

Software EngineeringSan Diego


  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals is seeking a highly motivated, creative and innovative summer intern to join our Discovery Core Applied Technology (DCAT) Group. Our team is dedicated to developing platforms that enable rapid sample plating and assay execution globally. As part of this internship, the candidate will have the opportunity to implement robust software solutions to transfer and track small-molecule samples.


  • Currently enrolled in a B.S. degree program
  • Software engineering related background
  • SQL, C#, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Ability to interface and maintain effective relationships with the team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • UX/UI design
  • Python
  • Knowledge of configuration management tools (e.g. Subversion, Git, etc.)
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Candidate must be enrolled in an advanced degree program if graduating in Spring 2024

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


  • Learn lab workflows that are currently manual
  • Interpret and contribute to design specification development
  • Collaborate with DCAT to implement software solutions that meet end user’s needs
  • Use critical thinking to tackle challenges unique to the biotech industry


Work type

Full time

Work mode



San Diego