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Intern, Cellular & Molecular Toxicology

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Johnson & Johnson

Intern, Cellular & Molecular Toxicology

San Diego, CA
  • Responsibilities


    Johnson & Johnson Innovative Medicines] is recruiting for a(n) [Intern], located in [La Jolla. At J&J, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found. Johnson and Johnson Innovative Medicine provides medicines for an array of health concerns in several therapeutic areas, including Cardiovascular & Metabolism, Neuroscience, Oncology and Immunology. Please visit

    Summer Intern position in the Cellular & Molecular Toxicology Group will be focused on in vitro cellular respiration studies. Experimental approaches include in vitro cell culture, characterization of cells, & mitochondrial assays. Familiar with a variety of basic laboratory techniques, including cell culture and in vitro cell-based assays required. The candidate must be highly organized, motivated, and able to work well in a team environment.

    This assignment offers an undergraduate or graduate the opportunity to work as part of a cross-functional team in a pharmaceutical laboratory setting. This direct exposure will allow the candidate to participate in the planning, execution, analysis and reporting of experiments under the mentorship of expert scientists. Interested candidates should have a strong desire to learn the process of drug discovery process to improve the health of people worldwide.



    • Enrolled in an accredited university or college throughout the entire duration of internship, pursuing a degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD) towards in Biochemistry, Biology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences and other life science. Related fields of study may apply.

    Experience and Skills:


    • Extensive PC based skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, GraphPad Prism and PowerPoint is required
    • Candidate must be self-motivated, reliable, organized, & Molecular and have excellent problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team and have strong interpersonal and analytical skills.
    • Attention to detail and good verbal and written communication skills are required


    • Hands-on laboratory experience with a documented track record of productivity is highly preferred
    • Experience using a pipette, tracking laboratory experiments in a notebook


    • Available to work full time (40hrs/week) in summer (June-early September) with reliable transportation to and from work site
    • Candidate must have authorization to work in the US.

    Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life journey, please visit

  • Industry
    Hospital and Health Care
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