Research Scientist Intern

2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1772
# of Openings
1
Category
Internships/Seasonal Opportunities
Madison

Job Description

Promega’s Advanced Technologies Group is looking for an intern to help build DNA vector-based gene libraries using modern molecular biology techniques and bioinformatics. The ideal candidate will have relevant laboratory experience, but more importantly they will possess a strong interest to learn new techniques and expand their current knowledge of laboratory research. We offer a vibrant and collaborative environment, as well as in-house technical expertise and infrastructure that will enable you to have a successful internship. Furthermore you will experience firsthand what it is like to work in an industrial research setting and contribute to the development of innovative technologies applicable to life science research.


JOB OBJECTIVE: Principally involved in helping with the execution of laboratory experiments. Carry out and understand intent of experiments with direction. Training position. Receives daily supervision on routine work.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES:


1. Apply textbook knowledge of scientific principles to achieve technical objectives.


2. Become competent in the application of one technique.


3. Prepare technical data at rudimentary level.


4. Understand role in team environment.


5. Interact effectively with co-workers and team members.


6. Follow project plan with assistance.


7. Understand how work activity is tied to meeting a customer need.


8. Work at bench.


9. Understands and complies with ethical, legal and regulatory requirements applicable to our business.


MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS:


1. Must be currently enrolled in a degree program in the life sciences (biology, chemistry, etc.).


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


1. Ability to work at lab bench or fume hood for extended period of time.


2. Ability to wear protection gear (gloves, lab coat, safety glasses, etc.).


3. Ability to operate a computer.

 

 

Diversity is important at Promega. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and make employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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