U.S. Biologics Technical Development (USBTD) develops, delivers, and supports robust, cost-effective production methods and technologies for innovative protein-based therapeutics to meet the needs of Genentech’s Research, Development, Commercial, and Product Operations groups. The group has long been recognized as a world leader in developing large-scale manufacturing processes, sophisticated analytical methods and effective drug delivery systems.
We are currently recruiting for Process Development Spring Internship positions in USBTD for our South San Francisco, CA headquarters. The six-month internship position will begin in January/February 2018.
As a Process Development Intern, you will be assigned a project in one of the following areas within USBTD:
Cell Culture and Fermentation Development
Protein Analytical Chemistry
Drug Delivery Technology Development
Pilot Plant Operations
Process Development Engineering
Please visit http://making.gene.com/1/lobby/ for general descriptions of some of these departments.
This program provides a broad perspective and appreciation of the development of new processes, methods and technologies at different production scales in the biotechnology industry.
Who You Are
Candidates applying for the USBTD Intern Program should be passionate about science/engineering and thoroughly enjoy the challenges associated with complex problem solving. Candidates must be highly self-motivated and able to work effectively as individuals and as part of multi-disciplinary teams in an atmosphere of casual intensity to develop medicines for unmet medical needs.
Other qualifications include:
- Enrolled in sophomore year or higher at a college/university or any year at a graduate school (candidates who have already graduated are still eligible to apply for this position if their start date is within two years of their graduation date)
- Preferred disciplines: chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, bioengineering, pharmaceutical engineering, chemistry, biology, biophysics, computational biology/bioinformatics, or related disciplines
- Demonstrated high level of scholastic achievement (GPA 3.0 or higher)
- Relevant work experience in research labs or the biotechnology industry is highly desirable
- Automation and/or programming experience is also desirable
- Must be able to work 40 hours/week for the duration of the 6-month internship