Job ID R-383155 Date posted 12/10/2020

Be part of something bigger at BD. Here, you’ll join a driven, agile engineering team working in a startup-like environment that has the backing and resources of a Fortune 500 company. In engineering, you could be involved in everything from operations, production and construction to information technology and maintenance environments, all while analyzing and developing solutions to further our engineering capabilities. You’ll use your talent and track record of solving complex problems to achieve one singular goal: advancing the world of health™. At BD, you can make a true difference of one.

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The BD Research & Development Summer Internship Program provides the student with an opportunity to partner with peers, senior personnel, and supervisors who provide informal mentoring and coaching. Students will have the opportunity to be exposed to our process of designing and developing technologies and products related to medical and/or interventional devices, in vitro diagnostics, and life science research for different global markets.  Selected students may work with cross-functional or interdisciplinary teams and may have multiple internal partners and customers.

Each intern will have an individual project and the opportunity to develop technical engineering and scientific expertise. Through our summer internship, intern students develop an extensive professional network, learn how to work in a scientific and engineering environment, build hands-on laboratory skills, and deliver presentations showcasing their work.  The summer internship program is a great opportunity to gain exposure to a fortune 500 biotechnology and medical device company and specifically, BD’s culture.

We are recruiting for a highly driven engineering/science students with a passion for technology and product development.  The candidate is responsible for all relocation, housing, and transportation costs.

Project Area: Data Science / Bioinformatics (Life Sciences Innovation)

Project examples: Work with the data science team in the life sciences innovation group on projects such as single cell genomics, molecular point-of-care assays, or antimicrobial susceptibility. The candidate may focus on single cell bioinformatics pipelines, data analysis and visualization of genomic data, database development for experimental tracking, or machine learning algorithms to predict assay results or to classify cell populations in single cell datasets.  Preferred candidates will have experience in statistics, scripting languages such as R or Python, and be familiar with basic biology concepts.

Qualifications:

REQUIRED:

  • The candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States without limitations and require no sponsorship for visa status now or in the future (e.g. H1-B status)
  • MS/PhD students pursuing a degree in Data Science, Statistics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, or Computer Science
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite of software (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency in either R or Python
  • Proficiency in statistics and machine learning
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week for duration of the 10 to 12-week summer internship period

PREFERRED:

  • GPA minimum of 3.0
  • MS/PhD Degree:  All levels are encouraged to apply
  • Experience in data analysis or bioinformatic pipelines
  • Experience in molecular biology and genomics, especially single cell genomics
  • Experience with reproducible research tools such as R/Jupyter Notebooks, git

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health™ by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care.

As a new employee what I like most about BD are the many learning and professional developmental opportunities for growth offered. It is good to know that there are so many resources to choose from.


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Staff Engineer

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Senior Program Manager

BD is full of passionate, loyal, and driven people that have a common goal of advancing healthcare without sacrificing quality or service.


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