Career Category College Job Job Description Amgens 10 12 week internship program offers meaningful project experiences that impact patients lives. This internship provides the opportunity for executive and social networking events and to participate in community volunteer projects while providing a competitive compensation. Limited relocation housing and/or miscellaneous allowance may be available for eligible candidates. The goal of this internship is to explore protein engineering options and various host expression systems to generate important reagents for use in key therapeutic areas here at Amgen. The successful intern will first optimize production of the desired target molecule and then characterize it using standard preparative and analytical methods. The intern will then assess manufacturability and stability as well as binding and function. The intern would work with the staff in protein technologies to accomplish these goals. The intern would gain exposure to cloning, expression, and purification methods in an industry setting and would have the opportunity to present their work in poster sessions and departmental meetings. The skills acquired during this internship can be applied to a wide range of challenges encountered in the development of large molecule therapeutics. Basic Qualifications Amgen requires that all individuals applying for a grad internship or a co-op assignment at Amgen must meet the following criteria: 18 years or older Graduated with a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent Completion as a first year graduate student before internship starts and currently enrolled in a Masters program for a Masters internship OR a PhD for a PhD internship from an accredited college or university Enrolled in an accredited college or university following the potential internship or co-op assignment Must not be employed at the time the internship starts Preferred Qualifications Currently pursuing PhD in Biochemistry, Biological Chemistry, Chemistry, Biology, or other related field. In at least the third year of current program. Familiarity with general protein engineering strategies and experience with basic cloning techniques is preferred. Experience in protein expression and purification is preferred. Familiarity with protein structure and protein structure visualization using PyMOL or related software a plus. Only candidates who apply via will be considered. Please search for Keyword 91770. LI-DNP Join Us If you’re seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you’ll find it at Amgen. Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses. As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients. Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
Associated topics: bioengineering, biomedical, bioprocessing, enzyme, fermentation, genetic, msat, neuro, parenteral, pharmaceutical