Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Intern - Genetic Sciences Division in South San Francisco, California

Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work. And you’ll have the opportunity for continual growth and learning in a culture that empowers your development. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With revenues of $20 billion, we have approximately 65,000 employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental and process control industries. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, and solve analytical challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications.

Thermo Fisher is seeking an intern for the Capillary Electrophoresis R&D group. The focus of our group is providing research tools for genetic analysis for the Life Sciences including reagents, protocols and instruments. The intern will work on the development of new capillary electrophoresis separation methods for biomolecules such as DNA , proteins and glycanes on one of our capillary array instruments by using a systematic approach to industrial analytical method development. Tasks will include the screening of separation media additives, media formulation and testing to specifications using basic laboratory techniques such as fluorescent plate reader assays, conductivity meter, conventional and chip-electrophoresis as well as the use of our industry standard CE-instrument DNA-analysis platforms.

The successful candidate should have some prior experience in a molecular biology, genetics, or biochemistry laboratory.

The intern will be mentored on laboratory techniques and experimental design in an industry setting.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.