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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Cell Biology Intern, R&D

Carlsbad, CA
  • Responsibilities


    The Cell Biology Internship position provides an opportunity for students who are currently pursuing an immunology, biochemistry, or related field degree to get hands on experience working with scientists in a fast-paced research and development environment. The biology intern will contribute to flow cytometry reagent development projects and work in a collaborative team. THE POSITION STARTS IN JUNE, PAID WORKING 40 HOURS PER WEEK THROUGH AUGUST.


    • Validate and support the commercialization of new reagents for flow cytometry
    • Independently design experiments and conduct basic troubleshooting
    • Maintain mammalian cell culture, working with both primary cells and cell lines, including the preparation of human and mouse primary immune cells
    • Manage multiple experiments concurrently to meet product release timelines
    • Maintain a clean and safe laboratory
    • Communicate effectively and work efficiently with team members across R&D to support product development
    • Perform other responsibilities to support the needs of the team, as assigned
  • Qualifications
    • Student in their Junior or Senior year of the pursuit of a BS in biology, biochemistry, or related field
    • Immunology or related coursework highly desired

    To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

  • Desired skills
    • Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team
    • Strong motivation to learn and grow own skill set
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong organizational and time management skills to meet changing priorities
    • Familiarity with laboratory techniques and previous laboratory experience desired
  • Industry
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    25% of our current revenue is generated from products that didn’t exist 5 years ago.
  • About Us

    As the world’s leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher Scientific's professionals develop critical solutions—and build rewarding careers. They help customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, making sure food is safe, and so much more. When you #StartYourStory with Thermo Fisher, you are guaranteed meaningful work - both personally and professionally.