Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Summer Research Internship/Intern, located in Cambridge, MA. The term for this position is 3 months, with a program range from May 1st to Sept 1st, 2023. Start date flexibility will be offered on a candidate-to-candidate basis.
A Research Internship at Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson will provide you with the opportunity to gain experience and understand industry workflows, decisional processes, and the progression of drug-development pipelines. The selected intern will be uniquely poised to learn from within the complex pharmaceutical workspace, with the added chance to grow their professional network. Together, the learning experience and the connections formed will have a lasting, positive impact upon the intern's long-term career aspirations.
The Summer Research Internship is offered by the Immunology Division, Translational Science (TS) Department. Translational Science and Medicine (TSM) is a collective composed of a clinical Translational Medicine (TM) team and a Translational Sciences (TS) team. TS leverages human-based data and innovative biomarker strategies to support portfolio programs from end to end. In collaboration with TM, TSM serves as a pivotal link between Discovery Research and the later phase Clinical Development group. The TSM group provides vital scientific and clinical expertise to advance an industry-leading pipeline of novel mechanism small molecules and biologic agents to address unmet need in immune-mediated diseases.
All responsibilities will be performed under guided supervision to ensure a lucrative learning experience.
• Conduct mentored research to formalize and coordinate past/current TS biomarker clinical strategies.
• Learn and demonstrate ability to use cell culture techniques including cell isolation, T cell activation, and immunophenotyping; prior experience is helpful.
• Learn and demonstrate ability to execute experiments using Flow Cytometry, ELISAs and other related techniques in support of TS biomarker strategies.
• Present progressive project results at internal meetings.
• Present final project outcome(s) to the larger, TS team.
Education and Experience
• Be legally authorized to work in the United States
• Be currently enrolled students and have completed three (3) years of undergraduate coursework by May 2023.
• Pursue a Bachelor of Science Degree in the following areas: Microbiology & Immunology OR Immunology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Cell Physiology, Pharmacology, Genetics, Chemistry, or a related field of study.
• Be available to work full-time for 12 weeks full-time, beginning with summer break.
• Have strong oral and written communication skills.
• GPA 3.0 minimum.
• Previous laboratory experience, including from institutional research endeavors and related academic achievements.
• Prior experience with aseptic technique and good cell culture practice.
• Interns should be self-motivated, organized and have a strong desire for personal growth and learning.
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