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Summer Intern, Reagent Development

Apply Now Job ID R-331984 Date posted 03/07/2019

Job Description Summary

BD Biosciences is a world leader in bringing innovative diagnostic and research tools to life science researchers, clinical researchers, laboratory professionals and clinicians who are involved in basic research, drug discovery and development, biopharmaceutical production and disease management. The BD Biosciences segment is focused on continually advancing the science and applications associated with cellular analysis.
BD Biosciences is seeking highly qualified students for summer internship in the R&D Reagents and Assays Development organization at the BDB San Jose location. The BDB Reagent Development Group focuses on providing differentiated reagent solutions that uncover truths in biology and medicine. Teams of talented scientists and engineers are responsible for initiating and driving the reagent and assay development projects and integrating assays and flow cytometry instruments to create the next-generation of research and clinical Flow Cytometry platforms. Products include cell analyzers, cell sorters, reagents, assays, and software.
Job responsibilities may include hands-on laboratory testing and troubleshooting of instrumentation, preparation of biological samples, analysis of flow cytometry data, preparation of documentation to support findings, or test method development. The intern will be performing work under the supervision of a manager who will define weekly deliverables; meet monthly with a senior leadership mentor; participate in project team meetings and be responsible for documenting and presenting research findings.

Job Description

BD Biosciences is a world leader in bringing innovative diagnostic and research tools to life science researchers, clinical researchers, laboratory professionals and clinicians who are involved in basic research, drug discovery and development, biopharmaceutical production and disease management. The BD Biosciences segment is focused on continually advancing the science and applications associated with cellular analysis.


BD Biosciences is seeking highly qualified students for summer internship in the R&D Reagents and Assays Development organization at the BDB San Jose location. The BDB Reagent Development Group focuses on providing differentiated reagent solutions that uncover truths in biology and medicine. Teams of talented scientists and engineers are responsible for initiating and driving the reagent and assay development projects and integrating assays and flow cytometry instruments to create the next-generation of research and clinical Flow Cytometry platforms. Products include cell analyzers, cell sorters, reagents, assays, and software.


Job responsibilities may include hands-on laboratory testing and troubleshooting of instrumentation, preparation of biological samples, analysis of flow cytometry data, preparation of documentation to support findings, or test method development. The intern will be performing work under the supervision of a manager who will define weekly deliverables; meet monthly with a senior leadership mentor; participate in project team meetings and be responsible for documenting and presenting research findings.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum B.S. degree; pursuing a M.S. or Ph.D. in Biology, Immunology, Biomedical engineering and other Biological majors.
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to create written documentation and deliver technical presentations to a diverse audienc.e
  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.
  • Extremely motivated and willingness to work in a fast-paced environment, hard-working and multidisciplinary team.

Desired:

  • Available for a minimum of 8-10 weeks full time; or on a part time basis for 6-12 months.
  • Knowledge of or demonstrated interest in immunology, hematology and/or clinical chemistry in the clinical, research and pharmaceutical environment.
  • Lab skills, including pipetting, working with blood, cells or other sample types.
  • Competency in experimental design, setting up test and measurement equipment.
  • Hands on problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Understanding of statistical terms and concepts.

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USA CA - San Jose

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