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Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson

InternCoOp NonLDP

San Diego, CA
  • Responsibilities


    At Johnson & Johnson Innovative Medicine, 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 for more information.

    We are Johnson & Johnson. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it. Johnson & Johnson Innovative Medicine is recruiting for a Summer Intern position in the self-amplifying RNA team located in La Jolla, CA.

    As a Summer Intern in the Therapeutics Discovery saRNA team, you will contribute to studies advancing this novel platform modality across a variety of therapeutic areas. Experimental approaches include in vitro and potentially in vivo assessments. The successful candidate will be familiar with a variety of basic laboratory techniques and have experience working in a laboratory environment, including experience in cell culture.

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


    • B.S./B.A. graduates and current undergraduate students working towards a degree in Biochemistry, Biology, Molecular Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences and other life science-related fields of study may apply.
    • Hands-on laboratory experience with a documented track record of productivity is highly preferred.
    • Candidates must be self-motivated, reliable, and have excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Extensive PC based skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, GraphPad Prism and PowerPoint is required.
    • Qualified candidates must have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team and have strong interpersonal and analytical skills.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills are required. Candidates must have authorization to work in the US.

    Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

  • Industry
    Hospital and Health Care
  • Fun Fact
    We aspire to be the world's healthiest work force, offering group fitness classes, beach volleyball courts, bicycle desks, and more!
  • About Us

    Push the boundaries of science to transform health—and your career.

    Join us and advance life-changing treatments for people who need them most. At Johnson & Johnson, our focus is on improving global health equity and developing MedTech and pharmaceutical innovations that impact the future of health. Using AI and robotics to transform surgery or helping data scientists and clinicians formulate new ways to diagnose and treat disease, this work may sound like sci-fi, but it’s all science, all real, and could be your career. Whatever your background, skills, or career goals, there’s a place for you to help solve some of the world’s most pressing health challenges with us.

    Accelerate your career while changing the world.

    Each of our broadly-based family of companies offers an inclusive and empowering culture and employee benefits (like paid time off to volunteer, transgender-inclusive and same-sex partner health insurance coverage, and more) designed to help you live your best life, however you define it. And our best-in-class learning and development approaches, mentorship, and access to innovators across the world will help you grow your skills and reach your career goals. Because when you're at your best, nothing stands between you and your next breakthrough.