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Research Intern – Protein Biochemist

Zoetis

Last Updated: 1/23/22

Job Description

RESEARCH INTERN – PROTEIN biochemist

Location: Fort Collins, CO

Internship Summary:

This summer intern will use chemistry and biochemistry to generate and evaluate the biochemical properties of biotherapeutics through a series of ligand binding assays intended to characterize the reactivity of each therapeutic. Data should be fully analyzed and communicated within the protein therapeutics group.

Internship Job Duties:

  • Summer intern will learn and execute peptide generation and ligand binding experiments aimed to measure reactivity of biotherapeutics.
  • Work with a team to make and assess substrate and obtain necessary reagents and antibodies to perform protein characterization.
  • Optimize parameters within experiment and troubleshoot unexpected results or errors in assay.
  • Analyze, interpret, and communicate all data across the protein therapeutics team.
  • Student is expected to work under remote management as well as within a team located in Fort Collins.

Internship Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or Graduate student seeking a BS, MS or PhD in Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or similar field
  • Experience with methods of measuring protein-protein interactions and general chemistry techniques
  • Knowledge of monoclonal antibodies and their use as therapeutics
  • Works well in a team setting and adheres to safety practices
  • Is comfortable working under remote management (with secondary mentors on-site).
  • Enrolled in a degree program during the Spring term preceding internship
  • Completion of at least one year of undergraduate studies and a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • At least 18 years of age and authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Successfully pass a background check and drug screen
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, problem solving & analytical skills

Full time

Intern (Trainee)

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Company Details

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.