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Summer Intern – Functional Genomics

Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Carlsbad, CA

Ionis is a dynamic company that offers a team-oriented, highly participative work environment. Employees benefit from a creative exchange of information with peers and management through project team meetings and seminar presentations. We promote independent thinking and afford unique opportunities for motivated individuals. We are committed to encouraging students who have an interest in science to pursue their interest by providing opportunities for exposure in a scientific focused business and culture.

Students work under a practicing professional who provides guidance and mentorship during the internship program.

Summer Intern – Functional Genomics

We are currently looking for a summer intern for 2019 to assist in our Functional Genomics department with a project in long-read, next generation sequencing of representative numbers of commonly used cell lines and transgenic models to profile isoform presence and functionality. The project will bridge computational and molecular biology, including statistical analysis, programing in python, file handling in UNIX, RNA processing, reverse transcription, thermocycling, and gel electrophoresis. These skills should be complementary to undergraduate instruction and help advance the student in their continued university-level research and future endeavors. Participants will learn a variety of techniques and be expected to demonstrate analytical and critical thinking skills.

Program Highlights:

  • Paid position
  • Designed to complement a student’s undergraduate studies with relevant, hands-on industry experience
  • End of program project presentations
  • Housing assistance available for eligible, out-of-state interns
  • Activities and team building events
  • Ideal for students interested in multidisciplinary research (both bench and computer)

Requirements:

  • MUST have a High School Diploma or GED
  • MUST be currently enrolled in a U.S. Undergraduate Degree Program and not graduating prior to the completion of the Ionis internship
  • MUST be able to begin internship between 6/04/2019 and 6/11/2019
  • MUST be able and willing to commit to a minimum 40-hour work week
  • MUST be able and willing to remain in program through at least 8/16/2019

     

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS February 16, 2019. PLEASE INCLUDE COVER LETTER RELEVANT TO POSITION APPLYING FOR. THE EVALUATION PROCESS MAY COMMNECE PRIOR TO THIS DEADLINE.

Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and all its subsidiaries are proud to be EEO employers.

Posted: 2019-01-09 Expires: 2019-02-13

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