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Bristol Myers Squibb

Immunology, Cardiovascular, Fibrosis and Neuroscience Translational Medicine Disease Internship - Summer 2023

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Princeton, New Jersey, United States

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Position Summary

The Immunology, Cardiovascular, Fibrosis and Neuroscience Translational Medicine Disease Team is seeking an intern to join our laboratory team. The group utilizes a diverse range of experimental methods, including cell culture, immune based assays, flow cytometry, qPCR, microscopy and many more, to better understand the mechanism of action of our BMS molecules in late-stage clinical development. As an intern, you will gain hands on experience in a wet lab focused on translational research employed to develop new medicines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the execution of functional cell-based assays interrogating a drug's mechanism of action, comparing it to competitor molecules and evaluating potential biomarkers.
  • Analysis and visualization of data generated in the lab, using common software packages such as Flowjo, Graphpad Prism; or Spotfire for higher dimensional data
  • Presenting results to team members across different functions
  • Accurate record keeping of experiments and procedures
  • Other tasks may be required to support the team as a whole

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Current undergraduates with majors in biological/biomedical sciences or related field
  • Strong enthusiasm and interest in science
  • Lab skills (e.g. pipetting, cell culture, measuring, calculating dilutions, molecular biology) from college course science labs or research labs
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed team
  • Excellent fundamental skills such as communications, analytical and critical thinking
  • Excellent organization and record keeping skills

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

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