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SPRINT internships offer a wide variety of opportunities in both emerging and established companies across the life-science industry in Connecticut. Internships available will span across scientific, commercial, finance, and administrative functions and all applicants will be eligible to participate in skill workshops. 

2024 SPRINT Internship Postings

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    Undergraduate

Accounting Intern

All Functional Areas

Biological Analytical Development Intern

Clinical Operations Intern

Digital System Analyst

Downstream Process Development Intern (3)

Electrical Engineer Intern

Quality Assurance Intern

Regulatory Affairs Intern

Robotics & Automation Development Intern

Scientific Communications Intern

 

 Undergraduate and Graduate

All Functional Areas

Analytical Development & QC Intern

Biological Drug Substance Process Development Intern (3)

Biology Intern

Biotherapeutics Intern

Data Management & Clinical Data Sciences Intern

Cell Biologist Intern

Computational Chemistry & Artificial Intelligence Intern

Global Clinical Supply Intern

Human Resources/People Operations Intern

Injectable Drug Product Development Intern (3)

Injectable Drug Product Development Intern II

IT Intelligent Automation COE Intern

Manufacturing Engineering Intern

Marketing and Business Development Intern

Mechanical Engineering Intern

Mechanical Engineering Intern

Medical Information Intern

Neuroscience Intern

Neuroscience/Platform Biology Intern

Platform Biology Intern

QAC Data Scientist Intern

Software Engineering Intern

Structural Biology Intern

Translational Biology Intern

 

Graduate

Assay Development Intern

Clinical Development Intern

Immuno-Oncology Intern

Platform Chemistry Intern

Venture Capital Intern

Undergraduate Student Postings

Accounting Intern

Trevi Therapeutics – New Haven, CT

The primary objective is to support the Finance and Accounting functions with various Finance and Accounting projects and tasks. The selected candidate should be pursuing a major in Finance or Accounting and have attentiveness to detail, good computer skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills.

We seek candidates currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program pursuing a degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

This is a paid, 24–32 hours per week internship position with a hybrid schedule consisting of 3 days in-person in New Haven, CT and one day working remotely.

All Functional Areas

Pfizer – Groton and New Haven, CT

Pfizer’s Summer Growth Experience Program: Impactful Internship for College Students

Each summer, college students join Pfizer as part of our Summer Growth Experience (formerly Summer Student Worker Program). The program, offers summer employment opportunities at various Pfizer sites in the U.S. This program is designed to help create a meaningful internship experience for early talent interested in pursuing a career in the pharmaceutical industry. Projects span across all Pfizer businesses and our interns get to work on real, impactful initiatives, while building relationships and learning about Pfizer.

The Summer Growth Experience program is designed to be meaningful for the intern and Pfizer team. Interns will be evaluated against predetermined objectives and provided with valuable feedback that can help them further develop their skills and competencies. In most cases, interns will have direct accountable for a project and are included in their team’s regular activities, including team meetings, design sessions, and team building activities and meetings with internal and external stakeholders. Many interns also form long-term relationships with mentors, advisors, and peers.

Biological Analytical Development Intern

Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease New Haven, CT

The development intern is responsible for performing assigned experimental tasks to support charge variant and purity determination incorporating various capillary electrophoretic methods including iCE, MauriCE and Lab Chip and/or other analytical methodologies for Alexion’s therapeutic protein candidates. The intern will work in collaboration with other scientific staff in R&D and Analytical Development and Quality Control.

A successful candidate will typically have 0-2 years of experience working in a relevant laboratory setting and an understanding/coursework in the fundamentals of biology and/or chemistry.

We would prefer for you to have a successful candidate will typically complete most of core courses towards a BA or BS degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited university.

Clinical Operations Intern

Trevi Therapeutics – New Haven, CT

The primary objective is to support the Clinical Operations Department in the execution of the Company’s operation of Trevi clinical studies. The selected candidate should be pursuing a major in any of the Life Sciences, have attentiveness to detail, good computer skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills.

We seek candidates currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program pursuing a degree in any of the Life Sciences including Nursing (if research versus clinical nursing is the final goal).

This is a paid, 24–32 hours per week internship position with a hybrid schedule consisting of 3 days in-person in New Haven, CT and one day working remotely. 

Digital Systems Analyst Intern

  SpringWorks Therapeutics – Stamford, CT / Hybrid

The Digital Systems Analyst Intern will have a hands-on role in supporting and assisting digital marketing initiatives. The Intern will gain experience with Google Analytics, Tag Manager, and Salesforce Marketing Cloud (SFMC), which are important tools in the digital marketing field.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Set up and configure Google Analytics and Tag Manager to track website metrics and events.
  • Analyze data from Google Analytics to identify trends, patterns, and areas of improvement.
  • Implement tracking tags and event triggers using Tag Manager to capture specific user interactions on the website.
  • Assist in the execution of targeted email marketing campaigns using Salesforce Marketing Cloud (SFMC), ensuring proper personalization and segmentation.
  • Stay updated with industry trends and best practices in digital marketing analytics.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:  

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree, preference in Business/ Biology/ Chemistry/ Engineering/IT
  • Maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • More qualifications are listed on the SpringWorks website

Please see the posting for more information.

Downstream Process Development Intern 1

Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease New Haven, CT

The development intern is responsible for performing assigned experimental and/or theoretical tasks to support the development of Alexion’s therapeutic protein candidates. The intern will learn and apply principles of biologics process development in one or more of the following: chromatography, robotics and automation, and high throughput analytical support. The intern will also be responsible for performing literature searches on assigned project, work with cross-functional teams, perform experimentation with guidance, and be able to present on the work performed as a presentation and technical report.

We would prefer for you to have experience with protein purification, Tecan or other robotic pitpetting instruments, experimental design; and basic lab skills (ie: pipetting, weighing components, pH/conductivity measurements).

The successful candidate will be working on BS in biology, chemistry, or engineering are welcome to apply and 0-2 years experience working in relevant laboratory setting. The candidate will have coursework completed in biology, chemistry, engineering, or related field.

Downstream Process Development Intern 2

Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease New Haven, CT

The development intern is responsible for performing assigned experimental and/or theoretical tasks to support the development of Alexion’s therapeutic protein candidates. The intern will learn and apply principles of biologics process development in one or more of the following: chromatography, robotics and automation, and high throughput analytical support. The intern will also be responsible for performing literature searches on assigned project, work with cross-functional teams, perform experimentation with guidance, and be able to present on the work performed as a presentation and technical report.

We would prefer for you to have experience with protein purification, Tecan or other robotic pitpetting instruments, experimental design; and basic lab skills (ie: pipetting, weighing components, pH/conductivity measurements).

The successful candidate will be working on BS in biology, chemistry, or engineering are welcome to apply and 0-2 years experience working in relevant laboratory setting. The candidate will have coursework completed in biology, chemistry, engineering, or related field.

Downstream Process Development Intern 3

Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease New Haven, CT

The development intern is responsible for performing assigned experimental and/or theoretical tasks to support the development of Alexion’s therapeutic protein candidates. The intern will learn and apply principles of biologics process development in one or more of the following: chromatography, robotics and automation, and high throughput analytical support. The intern will also be responsible for performing literature searches on assigned project, work with cross-functional teams, perform experimentation with guidance, and be able to present on the work performed as a presentation and technical report.

We would prefer for you to have experience with protein purification, Tecan or other robotic pitpetting instruments, experimental design; and basic lab skills (ie: pipetting, weighing components, pH/conductivity measurements).

The successful candidate will be working on BS in biology, chemistry, or engineering are welcome to apply and 0-2 years experience working in relevant laboratory setting. The candidate will have coursework completed in biology, chemistry, engineering, or related field.

Electrical Engineering Intern

identifeye HEALTH Inc. – Guilford, CT

We’re looking for someone who enjoys hands-on work, who has a strong curiosity about how things function, has a history of taking things apart, likes learning, and does electronic and embedded hardware projects on their own. Areas of contribution include board bring-up and testing, manufacturing automation, quality control and optionally firmware.  Mentorship from senior engineers of many different backgrounds is available to strengthen and expand your skills and introduce you to new challenges.

As part of our team, your core responsibilities will be to:

  • Assist in maturing existing designs by design verification testing (DVT) and identifying areas for design improvement
  • Assist in the development and execution of system level design Verification and Validation (V&V) testing
  • Review existing designs and evaluate component selection, focusing on reducing common component count and obsolescence
  • Work with our existing schematic capture software to help standardize components and schematics across all parts of our device
  • Assist with everyday engineering lab work

Internship roles are temporary, and will run for approximately 12 weeks. This role is based around a full-time schedule of 40 hours/week. Start and end dates can be flexible. This role must be able to work onsite in our Guilford, CT office. If not local, must be relocated prior to start of the internship.

What We Are Looking For

Baseline Skills, Experiences, & Attributes:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Experience with reading electrical schematics following a PCB layout
  • Basic knowledge of electronics troubleshooting / repair and using lab equipment such as power supplies and oscilloscopes, etc.
  • Strong desire for practical “hands on” work
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Excellent communication and engineering documentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic electronics design and hands-on skills (read schematics, solder, use test equipment)
  • Familiarity with Altium, Mentor Graphics, or other schematic/PCB design tools
  • Circuit simulation experience using LTSpice, PSpice or other SPICE software

What We Offer

Anticipated Salary Range: $29/hour to $40/hour. The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high end of the salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to work location, operational needs, potential employee qualifications and other considerations permitted by law. 

Quality Assurance Intern

SpringWorks Therapeutics- Raleigh, CT / Hybrid

The Quality Systems department at SpringWorks is responsible for the maintenance and continuous improvement of site quality systems, providing ownership and oversight of the quality programs at the site. The programs include Deviation/CAPA, Change Control, Document Control, Supplier Quality, Inspection Readiness, Internal and External Audits, and development/trending of Quality Metrics.

The Quality Assurance Intern will work within the Quality Assurance organization to support quality and compliance initiatives as part of the Quality Management Systems (QMS) team. This internship is perfect for someone who wants to gain a broad knowledge of various departments and systems within a GxP environment, and exposure to quality systems and processes.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Review and compile data for migration into electronic management system and archive.
  • Help prepare SpringWorks by performing Inspection Readiness Activities to prepare site for health authorities.
  • Engage in experiential learning to understand the role of Quality and its impact at SpringWorks and patients that take our medicine.
  • Assist with updating Quality System SOPs and Work Instructions where applicable.
  • Meet with Quality Stakeholders in other functional departments to understand how their role engages with Quality.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 

Qualifications:  

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree, preference in Business/Biology/Chemistry/Engineering/IT
  • Maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Completed a minimum of 4 semesters, preferred
  • More qualifications listed on the SpringWorks website.

Please see the posting for more information.

Regulatory Affairs Intern

Trevi Therapeutics – New Haven, CT

The primary objective is to support the Regulatory Affairs Department in the execution of the Company’s Regulatory Strategy by assisting in Operational activities to ensure fully compliant Health Authority submissions. The selected candidate should be pursuing a major in a scientific field, have attentiveness to detail, good computer skills, and
excellent written and oral communication skills.

We seek candidates currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program pursuing a degree in Regulatory Affairs, Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, or a related field. 

This is a paid, 20-40 hours per week internship position with a hybrid schedule consisting of 3 days in-person in New Haven, CT and one day working remotely.

Robotics & Automation Development Intern

Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease New Haven, CT

Alexion’s Product Development and Clinical Supply (PDCS) organization is seeking a rising college sophomore or junior student working towards a degree in a science or engineering disciplines including, but not limited to, chemistry or biology, computer science, chemical, electric or mechanical engineering, robotics or equivalent discipline for a 12 week, full time, internship during the summer of 2024 with the Synthetic Process Development (SPD) Team.

Successful candidates will work with robotics, automation, and/or associated data to help in the operation and optimization of a variety of orchestrated automation tools. You will present on the problems they are assigned to work on, as well as provide updates and a final presentation demonstrating your approach and what you have learned from working with these tools and technologies.

Scientific Communications Intern

SpringWorks Therapeutics Stamford, CT / Hybrid

The Scientific Communications Intern will learn about Medical Affairs and gain experience in all areas of scientific communications: publications, medical education, content development, and training. The Intern will be engaged in team meetings and department meetings. As a result of this, the Intern will gain exposure to all teams within Medical Affairs and have the opportunity to see the SpringWorks values in action across our teams. Additionally, the Intern will be included in professional development opportunities provided to the Medical Affairs team.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and train medical team members on one new external-facing resource
  • Aggregate and analyze outcomes data from SpringWorks-supported medical education programs
  • Plan and execute one SpringWorks-led publication
  • Develop and maintain project timelines
  • Work cross-functionally on all items listed above to achieve stakeholder alignment and necessary approvals
  • Attend team and department meetings
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree, preference in Business/Biology/Chemistry/Engineering/IT
  • Maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Completion of statistics or biostatistics class is a plus.
  • More qualifications are listed on the SpringWorks website.

Please review the internship posting for more information.

Undergraduate and Graduate Opportunities

All Functional Areas

Boehringer Ingelheim – Ridgefield, CT & Multiple Locations

Internships are currently being accepted at Boehringer Ingelheim across all functional areas.

Boehringer Ingelheim internships are paid full-time roles within functional areas such as Research, Development, Medical, Engineering, Commercial, Finance, HR, Legal and Operations. Internships typically are over the summer months for 10-12 weeks. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply based on skills and requirements.

All Functional Areas

Yale Ventures – New Haven, CT & Remote

Yale Ventures has several opportunities for college students interested in working as Summer Associates with Yale Ventures. These paid full-time roles are assigned to one of our teams working in functional areas ranging from corporate prospecting, data analysis, communications and writing, market strategy, technology assessment, and project management. Our Summer Associates can also participate in monthly learning opportunities with Yale innovators to help deepen their understanding of innovation and entrepreneurship at Yale Ventures, in New Haven, and across the University.

Qualifications: Strong analytical skills and business acumen. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. Passion for commercialization and entrepreneurship. Attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality work.

Benefits: Access to mentorship from industry experts. Exposure to cutting-edge innovations and technologies. Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the university’s entrepreneurship activities.

Commitment: Each opportunity is full-time (35 hours per week, unless otherwise noted), with work starting early June through mid-August.

Analytical Development and QC Intern

Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare DiseaseNew Haven, CT

The Analytical Development intern is responsible for supporting the development and optimization of analytical methods, release and stability testing for Alexion’s therapeutic protein candidates. You will learn and apply skills related to analytical method development and troubleshooting, pertaining to chromatography, by working in collaboration with scientists in the Analytical Development team.

The intern will work with analytical scientists to support the development of analytical methods. Activities may include:

  • Learning and optimzing analytical methods in the lab for characterizing drug CQA such as protein size and charge variants, structure confirmation, as well as excipient analysis to support process development and manufacturing.
  • Participate the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of analytical instrumentation.
  • Learn UPLC systme setup, data acqusition, processing and reporting in Waters Empower environment.
  • Supporting SOP, study plans, method drafting and development documentations thorughout the lifecycle of Analytical Development.
  • And more!

The successful candidate will have an understanding/coursework in the fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry, Protein Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences  or Pharmaceutical Sciences, and is actively enrolled in an accredited University for the duration of a intern assignment pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degree.

Biological Drug Substance Process Development Intern 1

Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare DiseaseNew Haven, CT

The Development intern is responsible for performing assigned experimental tasks to support the development or optimization of upstream or downstream processes for Alexion’s therapeutic protein candidates. The intern will work in collaboration with other scientific staff in Product Development and Clinical Supply functions.

You will be responsible for:

  • Executes experimental studies to develop, optimize, or characterize cell line development, upstream or downstream processes for therapeutic protein candidates under supervision (60-70%)
  • Document study results in notebooks, forms, and technical reports (10-20%)
  • Communicate and present scientific findings in process development groups (10%)

A successful candidate will typically complete most of core courses, or hold a BS degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited university.

Biological Drug Substance Process Development Intern 2

Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare DiseaseNew Haven, CT

The Development intern is responsible for performing assigned experimental tasks to support the development or optimization of upstream or downstream processes for Alexion’s therapeutic protein candidates. The intern will work in collaboration with other scientific staff in Product Development and Clinical Supply functions.

You will be responsible for:

  • Executes experimental studies to develop, optimize, or characterize cell line development, upstream or downstream processes for therapeutic protein candidates under supervision (60-70%)
  • Document study results in notebooks, forms, and technical reports (10-20%)
  • Communicate and present scientific findings in process development groups (10%)

A successful candidate will typically complete most of core courses, or hold a BS degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited university.

Biological Drug Substance Process Development Intern 3

Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare DiseaseNew Haven, CT

The Development intern is responsible for performing assigned experimental tasks to support the development or optimization of upstream or downstream processes for Alexion’s therapeutic protein candidates. The intern will work in collaboration with other scientific staff in Product Development and Clinical Supply functions.

You will be responsible for:

  • Executes experimental studies to develop, optimize, or characterize cell line development, upstream or downstream processes for therapeutic protein candidates under supervision (60-70%)
  • Document study results in notebooks, forms, and technical reports (10-20%)
  • Communicate and present scientific findings in process development groups (10%)

A successful candidate will typically complete most of core courses, or hold a BS degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline from an accredited university.

Biology Intern

ArvinasNew Haven, CT

This position is for a summer intern in our Protein Science and Structural Biology group within Platform Biology that supports therapeutic areas across the organization. 

Specifically for this position, we are looking for a summer intern to complete follow-up work on protein-protein interaction studies involving a target in oncology. The student will be responsible for isolating previously identified proteins using recombinant expression in E. coli and standard protein purification techniques. The student will then proceed to characterize protein-protein interactions by performing binding assays, such as analytical size exclusion chromatography and thermal shift assays; followed potentially by further characterization via X-ray crystallography studies.

This position will report to our Senior Research Scientist, and will be located at our headquarters in New Haven, CT.

Principal Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • The candiate will learn to generate large quantities of crystallography, cryoEM, and/or assay-grade protein.
    • Training in DNA construct design such as affinity and solubility tags.
    • Training in protein expression in coli.
    • Training in protein purification techniques such as affinity chromatography, ion exchange chromatography, and size exclusion chromatography (SEC).
    • Training in quality control of protein purity using SDS-PAGE, analytical SEC, and thermal stability analysis.
  • Learn to set up and observe crystallography trays using automated robotic systems.
    • Training on the Dragonfly and Mosquito instruments for high-throughput protein crystallography.
    • Training on the RockImager 1000 to visualize crystallization trays.
  • Learn to to analyze and communicate experimental data to team members, write up experimental procedures for colleagues, and provide thorough documentation using an electronic lab notebook (ELN).
  • Build productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Apply excellent organizational and prioritization skills.

 Qualifications

  • Attention to detail
  • Persistent and goal-oriented
  • Capable of independent work and communicate progress or problems
  • Open to constructive feedback, and freely asks questions
  • Basic understanding of cell biology
  • Basic understanding of biochemistry
  • Prior experience with cell culture desired, but not a pre-requisite
  • Excellent recording skills as well as oral and written communication skills is required
  • Manages time and balances work according to goals and deadlines.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, etc. is required

Education

  • Preference to rising junior / senior in an undergraduate program or master’s student

Biotherapeutics Intern

EvolveImmune – Branford, CT

We have a position open for a part-time biotherapeutics intern.  We are looking to interview undergraduate or graduate students with biology degrees. No experience is needed, just a willingness to learn.  This individual has interest in learning computational biology, is good at following protocols, communicating with others, and keeping clear records of their work. Some laboratory experience is beneficial but not required.

We are looking for a candidate who enjoys working in a team and is excited to experience conducting science in a biotech environment. This is an exceptional opportunity for someone who is excited about drug target discovery and wants to supplement their studies with an industry experience.

This paid internship is school-year-long (August-May) part-time (20 hours per week) commitment in-person at EvolveImmune’s laboratories in Branford, CT.

Cell Biologist Intern

Cellsbin – New Haven, CT

Cellsbin is offering an exciting internship opportunity on the Assay Development Team, located in New Haven. We are seeking a highly motivated self-starter to help us develop our product. We’re searching for a talented, creative, and resourceful individual, with a desire to learn lab-based cell and molecular biology techniques. Candidates should be driven and demonstrate a desire for continuous self-improvement and development.

As a General Cell Biologist Intern, you’ll have the unique opportunity to: Help sample preparation procedures for cell and molecular based assays. Assist lead team members in reagent and sample preparation and inventory. Collaborate with our team of engineers, AI experts, and biologists.

Laboratory experience includes:

  • Strong general knowledge of biology and chemistry.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Eager to learn cell culture and additional molecular biology and sample preparation work on weekends and option for continuing employment (dependent on performance)

Education: BS/MS Level or in college currently

Computational Chemistry & Artificial Intelligence Intern

Arvinas Remote

The internship project will explore de novo molecular design using generative AI models and focus on existing public domain reference implementations of the most common algorithms for generative molecular design. Working closely with members of the Arvinas CADD team, the intern will fine-tune and deploy state of the art publicly available generative models which have different AI architectures such as RNNs, GANs, and Transformers. The intern will present results at CADD team meetings and at the conclusion of the internship will summarize their work as a talk or poster at Arvinas. 

This position reports to a Research Investigator, Computational Chemistry and can be located remotely within the U.S.

Principal Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Explore generative AI approaches for de novo drug design.
  • Dive deep into molecular datasets, creating statistically rigorous training, validation, and test sets to optimally retrain generative AI models for real-world prediction and generation tasks.
  • Fine-tune and deploy publicly available generative AI models (RNN, LSTM, Transformer, and Chemical language model) for drug design in-house.
  • Prepare and present results at an internal Arvinas function at the conclusion of the internship.

Qualifications

  • Proficiency in Python programming required.
  • Experience using GitHub or Bitbucket required.
  • Knowledge of and experience with at least one ML framework (TensorFlow, PyTorch or Keras) required.
  • Knowledge of RNNs, LSTMs, Transformers and LLMs required.
  • Basic knowledge of chemistry required.
  • Solid communications skills are required.
  • Must be able to work effectively in both independent and team contexts.
  • Experience with a cheminformatics toolkit (RDKit/Openeye/Schrodinger, etc.) is desirable.

Education

  • Computer Science, Math, Physics, or Computational Chemistry/Biology major.
  • Completion of classes in Computational Chemistry, Chemistry, and/or Molecular Biology & Biophysics strongly preferred.
  • Preference to rising junior / senior in an undergraduate program or master’s student

Data Management & Clinical Data Sciences Intern

Arvinas – New Haven, CT

This internship offers the candidate the opportunity to learn about the clinical drug development process and will actively contribute to the operational execution of oncology clinical studies at Arvinas.  The intern will work alongside Clinical Data Managers and Clinical Data Scientists on various clinical data management and clinical data sciences activities including clinical study data collection, clinical database management, clinical data review, data cleaning, and query management.  The intern will gain an understanding of Good Clinical Data Management Practices.

This position reports to the Head of Data Management & Clinical Data Sciences and will work at our headquarters in New Haven, CT, 1-2 days per week, and work remotely from a commutable location to New Haven, the rest of each week.  

Principal Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of this role include learning and contributing to the operational success of clinical trials by performing activities that support the Data Management and Clinical Data Sciences team, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in the on-site Internship Orientation and other in-person and virtual internship events.
  • Actively participate in clinical development operations training.
  • Create and deliver a presentation of internship learnings (e.g., poster, etc.) at the in-person, End-of-Internship Session.
  • Develop an understanding of Good Clinical Data Management Practices.
  • Understand and follow applicable Arvinas Standard Operating Procedures and work practices.
  • Understand the content of clinical study protocols and develop an understanding of how to translate protocols into effective clinical trial data collection and develop electronic case report forms.
  • Develop an understanding of Electronic Data Capture tools (e.g., Medidata Rave), database structure, and perform basic EDC clinical data management tasks.
  • Develop an understanding of clinical data review tools (e.g., J-Review) and create data review listings.
  • Learn how to perform clinical data review, perform manual data listing review tasks independently, and enter manual queries in EDC.
  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of clinical study data management documentation.
  • Participate in Data Management and cross-functional meetings and discussions to learn and contribute to clinical study operations.
  • Assist Lead Data Manager or Clinical Data Scientist in performing various clinical data management and project management tasks.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must be available to work 10-12 weeks from May/June 2024 – August 2024 and are required to work 20-40 hours per week during that time. Candidates must be able to attend orientation, conduct an end-of-program presentation, and participate in additional in-person, on-site meetings/activities/events during the internship.
  • Preference will be given to candidates interested in pursuing a career in pharmaceutical drug development or clinical studies.
  • Strong computer skills (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, etc.).
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, human biology preferred.
  • Candidates must be detail-oriented, highly organized, have strong data analytical skills, and the ability to think critically and use good problem-solving skills.
  • Candidates must be dependable, self-motivated, and able to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment. Candidates must be able to work productively in a remote-based environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Understanding of relational databases and data programming is an advantage.

Education

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Life Sciences or Allied Health fields (e.g., biology, medical laboratory science, pre-medicine, nursing, pharmacy, etc.), Public Health, Health Science, or a related discipline.

Global Clinical Supply Intern

Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare DiseaseNew Haven, CT

The Global Clinical Supply Intern is responsible for supporting the Alexion Clinical Supply Management team in developing and understanding supply strategies in order to facilitate conduct of clinical studies.  The intern will have the opportunity to partner with multiple CSM team members, learn the activitites associated with the clinical supply chain, and focus on one or two unique areas of clinical supply that can support a presentation at the end of their internship.

The successful candidate has an understanding/coursework in the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering, and is actively enrolled in an accredited University for the duration of a co-op assignment pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degree.

Human Resources/People Operations Intern

identifeye HEALTH Inc.Guilford, CT

Interns will have the opportunity to contribute to the exciting work happening within identifeye, build long lasting professional relationships with our team and most importantly – have fun!

As a People Ops/HR Intern, you will partner closely with the identifeye HEALTH People Operations team to support our organization as we execute on our mission to democratize healthcare. You will have the opportunity to make a true impact on critical projects within identifeye, while expanding your knowledge and developing the skills necessary to be a successful HR professional. The People Ops/HR Intern will work cross functionally with industry leaders to learn more about how the People Operations function supports team members in being their best and contributing their best work. 

As part of our team, your core responsibilities will be to:

  • Support and drive strategic People Ops initiatives related to organizational development, compliance and talent management
  • Conduct research and data analysis to evaluate identifeye’s HR vendors – assessing cost, business need, performance and ROI. Benchmark current vendors against competing services. 
  • Drive enhancement of identifeye’s onboarding and orientation programs 
  • Draft, update and organize HR documentation including but not limited to; job descriptions, company policies, agreements and other compliance documents
  • Support identifeye’s initiatives related to team member engagement and learning and development 
  • Provide support for day-to-day HR activities

Internship roles are temporary, and will run for approximately 12 weeks. This role is based around a full-time schedule of 40 hours/week. Start and end dates can be flexible. 

What We Are Looking For

Baseline Skills, Experiences, & Attributes:

  • Currently pursuing or recently graduated with a degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field
  • Passionate about exploring a career within Human Resources
  • Energetic and enthusiastic, with a people-first mindset
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, small team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior work experience or internships within a Human Resources function
  • Passionate about the healthcare industry
  • Familiarity with Google Workspace

What We Offer

Anticipated Salary Range: $23/hour to $35/hour. The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high end of the salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to work location, operational needs, potential employee qualifications and other considerations permitted by law. 

Injectable Drug Product Development Intern 1

Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease New Haven, CT

The Injectable Drug Product Development Intern is responsible for supporting the development and optimization of formulation, manufacturing processes and /or characterization for Alexion’s therapeutic protein candidates. You will learn and apply skills related to product and process characterization by collaborating with other engineers and scientists in the Injectable Drug Product Development team.

The intern will work with engineers/scientists to support the characterization of biologic products. Activities may include:

  • Developing and executing studies in the lab to characterize proteins or nucleic acid products.
  • Learning variety of analytical techniques (e.g. UPLC, imaged capillary electrophoresis, micro-flow imaging, light obscuration) and biophysical methods (e.g. differential scanning calorimetry, light scattering).
  • And more!

The successful candidate will have an understanding/coursework in the fundamentals of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Pharmaceutical Sciences, and be actively enrolled in an accredited University for the duration of a co-op/internship assignment pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degree.

Injectable Drug Product Development Intern 2

Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease New Haven, CT

The Injectable Drug Product Development Intern is responsible for supporting the development and optimization of formulation, manufacturing processes and /or characterization for Alexion’s therapeutic protein candidates. You will learn and apply skills related to product and process characterization by collaborating with other engineers and scientists in the Injectable Drug Product Development team.

The intern will work with engineers/scientists to support the characterization of biologic products. Activities may include:

  • Developing and executing studies in the lab to characterize proteins or nucleic acid products.
  • Learning variety of analytical techniques (e.g. UPLC, imaged capillary electrophoresis, micro-flow imaging, light obscuration) and biophysical methods (e.g. differential scanning calorimetry, light scattering).
  • And more!

The successful candidate will have an understanding/coursework in the fundamentals of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Pharmaceutical Sciences, and be actively enrolled in an accredited University for the duration of a co-op/internship assignment pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degree.

Injectable Drug Product Development Intern 3

Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease New Haven, CT

The Injectable Drug Product Development Intern is responsible for supporting the development and optimization of formulation, manufacturing processes and /or characterization for Alexion’s therapeutic protein candidates. You will learn and apply skills related to product and process characterization by collaborating with other engineers and scientists in the Injectable Drug Product Development team.

The intern will work with engineers/scientists to support the characterization of biologic products. Activities may include:

  • Developing and executing studies in the lab to characterize proteins or nucleic acid products.
  • Learning variety of analytical techniques (e.g. UPLC, imaged capillary electrophoresis, micro-flow imaging, light obscuration) and biophysical methods (e.g. differential scanning calorimetry, light scattering).
  • And more!

The successful candidate will have an understanding/coursework in the fundamentals of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Pharmaceutical Sciences, and be actively enrolled in an accredited University for the duration of a co-op/internship assignment pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degree.

Injectable Drug Product Development Intern II

Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease New Haven, CT

The Injectable Drug Product Development Intern is responsible for supporting the development and optimization of formulation, manufacturing processes and /or characterization for Alexion’s therapeutic protein candidates. You will learn and apply skills related to product and process characterization by collaborating with other engineers and scientists in the Injectable Drug Product Development team.

The intern will work with engineers/scientists to support the development of biologic products. Activities may include:

  • Developing scripts to enable computation modeling of protein structures and protein-protein interactions.
  • Learning variety of in silico tools (e.g. MOE) and biophysical methods (e.g. differential scanning calorimetry, light scattering).
  • And more!

The successful candidate will have an understanding/coursework in the fundamentals of Computational Biology, Computational Science and Engineering, or Mathematics, and be actively enrolled in an accredited University for the duration of a co-op/internship assignment pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degree.

IT Intelligent Automation COE Intern

Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease New Haven, CT

The Alexion Intelligent Automation Center of Excellence (IACOE) designs and delivers Intelligent Automation solutions for our global Alexion Business Partners. Alexion IA COE is looking for a sharp-minded and detail-oriented Intern to join us this summer.  During the Internship, the IA COE Intern will gain an understanding of:

  • Intelligent Automation Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) & Project Management Requirements
  • IA COE Automation Requirements Gathering & Development
  • Intelligent Automation Testing & Release Management
  • Intelligent Automation Development Tools: Service NOW, DocuSign, Trackwise, ValGenesis, UiPath & Blue Prism

 As a member of the IA COE team, you will:

  • Participate in daily IA COE team activities & Automation project meetings
  • Participate in regular Knowledge Sessions with the IA COE Development team
  • Assist the IA COE Development team with SDLC documentation and testing

With the assistance of the IA COE Development team, you will:

  • Complete the UiPath Certified RPA Associate (UiRPA) course and Certification (if not currently certified)
  • Create a UiPath Automation/Proof of Concept (POC) to highlight during the Intern Program Presentation

We would prefer for you to have experience working with Intelligent Automation software (e.g., UiPath, Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere).

The successful candidate is enrolled in a undergrad or grad program, pursuing a degree in computer science, life sciences, data sciences, business administration, mathematics, information systems/technology, computer engineering, privacy or a related field.

Manufacturing Engineering Intern

identifeye HEALTH Inc.Guilford, CT

The Manufacturing Engineering Internship provides an opportunity for individuals to apply engineering principles in a fast-paced new product development environment. We’re looking for someone who enjoys being hands-on, thrives in a small team environment and is excited to contribute to identifeye’s mission.

As part of our team, your core responsibilities will be to:

  • Develop and document manufacturing procedures and work instructions
  • Assist in the qualification and validation activities related to manufacturing processes
  • Support partnership with our contract manufacturing organization (CMO)
  • Measure and track key metrics to support efficiency and CMO performance
  • General manufacturing engineering tasks

Internship roles are temporary, and will run for approximately 12 weeks. This role is based around a full-time schedule of 40 hours/week. Start and end dates can be flexible. This role must be able to work onsite in our Guilford, CT office. If not local, must be relocated prior to start of the internship.

What We Are Looking For

Baseline Skills, Experiences, & Attributes:

  • Currently pursuing or recently graduated with a degree in Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering or a related discipline
  • Basic knowledge of lean manufacturing principles
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong engineering documentation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite and/or Google Workplace

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Interest in medical devices

What We Offer

Anticipated Salary Range: $29/hour to $40/hour. The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high end of the salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to work location, operational needs, potential employee qualifications and other considerations permitted by law.

Marketing and Business Development Intern

Trevi TherapeuticsNew Haven, CT

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative, analytical, innovative, and strategic intern to join our Marketing and Business Development team. This is an exciting role as you will partner with cross-functional teams; including but not limited to Marketing including branding and positioning, Business Development, external communications in Clinical Operations (assisting with patient recruitment), Medical Affairs (communicating with healthcare professionals), and Investor Relations (developing presentations and social media posts) as well as internal communications. 

We seek candidates currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program with a marketing, public relations, communications, finance, or related emphasis.

This is a paid, 30-40 hours per week internship position with a hybrid schedule consisting of 3 days in-person in New Haven, CT and 1 day of working remotely.

Mechanical Engineering Intern

Enrich Biosystems Inc. Branford, CT

This is a 6-12 months internship position to support machine assembly and improvement. The candidate will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the design, assembly, and enhancement of machinery within our organization. This internship is designed to provide you with valuable insights into the practical application of mechanical engineering principles in a real-world manufacturing setting.

The selected candidate must be currently enrolled at a higher education institution as an undergraduate or graduate in mechanical engineering or a related major and must be eligible for full-time hire within two years of the internship’s conclusion.

The company is located in a modern business park in Branford, CT.

Mechanical Engineering Intern

identifeye HEALTH Inc. Guilford, CT

The Mechanical Engineering Internship provides an opportunity for individuals to gain hands-on experience in an R&D setting, while contributing to the exciting engineering work happening at identifeye. We’re looking for someone who enjoys hands-on work, who has a strong curiosity about how things function, has a history of taking things apart, enjoys learning, and has experience with hardware projects. Areas of contribution include mechanical design, prototyping, testing, assembly, and quality control. Mentorship from senior engineers of many different backgrounds is available to strengthen and expand your skills and introduce you to new challenges.

As part of our team, your core responsibilities will be to:

  • Assist in investigating and developing new medical products and technologies
  • Mechanical subcomponent design, testing and assembly
  • Mechanical jig design, testing and assembly
  • Testing and documentation of production units for V&V
  • Assembly and testing of prototypes
  • Assist with everyday engineering lab work

Internship roles are temporary, and will run for approximately 12 weeks. This role is based around a full-time schedule of 40 hours/week. Start and end dates can be flexible. This role must be able to work onsite in our Guilford, CT office. If not local, must be relocated prior to start of the internship.

What We Are Looking For

Baseline Skills, Experiences, & Attributes:

  • Currently pursuing or recently graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline. Advanced degree is a plus, but not required.
  • Experience with reading mechanical drawings
  • Knowledge of 3D Solidworks or other 3D CAD Software
  • Experience prototyping mechanical and electromechanical assemblies
  • Experience using machining and prototyping tools (lathe, mill, bandsaw, CNC, etc.) and 3D printers
  • Strong desire for practical “hands on” work
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent engineering documentation skills and attention to detail
  • Experience with data collection and analysis
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of FEA for Stress Analysis of mechanical systems
  • Experience with laser cutters
  • Experience with MATLAB, python, or C++

What We Offer

Anticipated Salary Range: $29/hour to $40/hour. The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high end of the salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to work location, operational needs, potential employee qualifications and other considerations permitted by law. 

Medical Information Intern

SpringWorks Therapeutics Stamford, CT / Hybrid

SpringWorks is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company applying a precision medicine approach to developing and delivering life-changing medicines for people with severe rare diseases and cancer.

The Medical Information Intern will gain valuable exposure to launch and post-launch activities across multiple Medical Affairs functions and therapeutic areas in a highly regulated industry.  The benefit of working at a small bio-technology company lends to greater exposure to leadership at all levels and the ability to collaborate and network across the organization.  This role will be within the Medical Information but include interactions with several functions such as Scientific Communications, Medical Strategy, Medical Research & Value Demonstration, Medical Field Operations, and Business Operations. The objective is for the intern to become a working team member of the Medical Information team, where their work is part of the daily ongoing projects for SpringWorks.

Qualifications:  

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree in life sciences or Pharmacy, with an interest in gaining pharmaceutical industry experience in Medical Affairs  
  • Maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • More qualifications listed on the SpringWorks website.

Please review the internship posting for more information.

Neuroscience Intern

Arvinas New Haven, CT

The incumbent will be trained and mentored by Arvinas biology staff in the basic day-to-day processes that support preclinical drug discovery for neurology indications.  Through experiential learning, the selected candidate will become proficient in fundamental cellular and molecular biology techniques, the basic principles of pharmacology, data analysis, documentation, and interpretation.  Under the guidance of staff, the intern will implement basic scientific techniques at the bench, critically read, process, and present selected papers from the relevant scientific literature, and a summary of their work at an end-of-summer student colloquium.

This position reports to a Research Scientist and will be located at our headquarters in New Haven, CT.

Principal Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Learn selected basic biology techniques from Arvinas staff with the goal of proficiency to the point of independently following detailed protocols to support in vitro pharmacology.

Techniques Including:   

  • Cell culture, including CNS cell types.
  • Quantitative protein analysis of PROTAC-mediated degradation and functional endpoints using in vitro CNS disease models (Western, luminescence-based readouts, and/or capillary immunoassay)
  • Cellular target engagement (immunoprecipitation, BRET/FRET-based readouts)
  • Document experimental work in an Electronic Laboratory Notebook & learn associated ELN protocols
  • Attend project meetings and internal seminars at direction of Mentor
  • Read and present key papers from the relevant scientific literature at Summer Student Journal Club

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program with a science discipline component
  • Prior lab-based biology background, including coursework with a lab component, a plus but not required
  • Prior independent research experience is a plus, but not required.

Education

  • Enrolled in college or graduate level course work to support B.S. or B.A. in relevant scientific discipline.

Neuroscience/Platform Biology Intern

Arvinas New Haven, CT

This Neuroscience/Platform Biology Intern will contribute to building our cellular and biochemical mechanism of action toolbox to support our exciting tau PROTAC discovery efforts. The intern will be embedded in the Arvinas Discovery Research team, and will work with a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team of biologists, biochemists, and chemists. This position will center on cell biology to support mechanism of action studies for our lead degraders, including multidisciplinary assay development to harness orthogonal biochemical and biological approaches. After training, the individual will work under general guidance and prioritize their time, analyze and communicate experimental data to supervisor and team, and write up experimental procedures for colleagues and their electronic lab notebook. 

This cross-functional position reports to a Research Investigator, Platform Biology and Senior Research Scientist, Neuroscience and will be located at our headquarters in New Haven, CT.

Principal Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Cell culture (cell lines, iPSC-derived neurons, primary neurons); including cell line maintenance, transfection, compound treatment
  • Plate based assays and other molecular biology techniques; e.g. western blot, qPCR
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Major areas of training focus will include utilizing published literature to guide assay development and technical optimization, evaluating appropriate controls, and troubleshooting.

Qualifications

  • The candidate should be a highly motivated, fast learner, with flexibility and ability to multi-task, as well as a good lab citizen. 
  • A passionate individual who wants to contribute in a quick moving team to implement cutting edge approaches to assess biochemical target interaction, protein: protein interaction, target degradation, and cell health.
  • Prior experience (beyond academic lab classes) in mammalian cell culture and molecular biology required

Education

  • Preference to rising junior / senior in an undergraduate program or master’s student

Platform Biology Intern

Arvinas New Haven, CT

Arvinas has an outstanding summer internship opportunity for the selected student to contribute to two projects.

The first project is focused on the standardization and performance verification of liquid handling instruments (Agilent’s Bravo) across research organizations. 

  • This project will assist Arvinas in the establishment of best practices for maintaining our capital assets. It contributes to extending the useful life of our equipment, reduces maintenance spend and increases the quality of the data being produced. 

The second project is to assist in enabling and expediting high throughput screens for targets of interest.

  • This project will assist Arvinas with research by executing assays more quickly, safely and with a higher level of data quality.

This position reports to the Director of Lab Asset Management and Automation is based in New Haven, CT.

Principal Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Liquid Handler Project:
    • Export, implement and train end-users on the Agilent, Bravo liquid handler “Performance Verification” protocol across all Arvinas organizations.
    • Export, implement and train end-users of the Agilent, Bravo liquid handler on the “optimal mixing” parameters across all Arvinas organizations.
    • Migrate Bravo protocols from the current version of VWorks software into version 14.X which is being installed on all machines.
  • High Throughput Screening Project:
    • Assist in the transfer of bench assays onto the automated platform.
    • Perform parameter testing. This work includes time-course studies, data collection/analysis, and the presentation of the results.
    • Assist in the determination of the stability of reagents.
    • Development of optimized compound concentration for a specific assay.
    • Establishing biological relevance between the manual and automated processes i.e. the qualification of bench shaking verses orbital shaking associated to the integrated robotic system.

 Qualifications

  • Experience in a research lab (academic or industry); familiarity with general lab instrumentation, familiarity with the Bravo liquid handler is a plus. Adept using Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.  The ability to work independently with minimal oversight as well as on a team.   

 Education

  • Preference to a rising senior in an engineering undergraduate program or a student that has been accepted to or is in master’s engineering or bioengineering program.

Quality Assurance and Compliance Data Scientist Intern

Trevi TherapeuticsNew Haven, CT

The primary objective is to support the Quality Assurance and Compliance Department in the execution of the Company’s quality assurance activities. The selected candidate should be pursuing a major in Computer Science or Engineering, have attentiveness to detail, good computer skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills. 

We are seeking candidates currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program pursuing a degree in Computer Science or related field.

This is a paid, 20-40 hours per week internship position with a hybrid schedule consisting of 3 days in-person in New Haven, CT and one day working remotely.

Software Engineering Intern

Enrich Biosystems Inc. Branford, CT

This is a 6-12 months internship position to support software design and development of the product line, with a focus on performance and reliability requirements. Involve in all phases of development from initial concept to product.

The selected candidate must be currently enrolled at a higher education institution as an undergraduate or graduate in Computer Science or a related major, and must be eligible for full-time hire within two years of the internship’s conclusion.

The company is located in a modern business park in Branford, CT.

Structural Biology Intern

SpringWorks Therapeutics Raleigh, NC / Hybrid

The Structural Biology Intern will be a contributing member to the Discovery project teams. The Intern will gain tremendous exposure to industrial science and contribute to advancing SpringWorks’ structural biology discovery portfolio. This individual will directly participate and gain hands on experience with the expression, purification, assay and crystallization of some of our discovery protein targets. The Intern will have abundant and daily mentored opportunities to contribute to these important and required drug discovery activities.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Prepare cell cultures of cloned constructs for scaled up expression
  • Harvest cell cultures and prepare lysates for protein purification
  • Purify target proteins and perform biochemical or biophysical assays
  • Use state of the art lab automation to plate proteins for crystallization trials
  • Contribute to structure determination and gain extensive industrial experience
  • Have a great opportunity to experience industrial life science research
  • Engage and discuss career paths and work history with fellow SpringWorkers
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:  

  • Preferred candidates will be rising seniors, rising first year graduate students, or stand-out rising juniors from an accredited U.S. college or university 
  • Currently pursuing a degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry or biophysics
  • Completed core science and  some upper-level classroom and laboratory course work in molecular biology, organic chemistry, biochemistry as well as related science and math courses
  • More qualifications are listed on the SpringWorks website.

Please see the posting for more information.

Translational Biology Intern

EvolveImmune – Branford, CT

We have a position open for a part-time translational biology intern.  We are looking to interview undergraduate or graduate students with biology degrees. No experience is needed, just a willingness to learn.  This individual is good at following protocols, communicating with others, and keeping clear records of their work. Some laboratory experience is beneficial but not required.

We are looking for a candidate who enjoys working in a team and is excited to experience conducting science in a biotech environment. This is an exceptional opportunity for someone who is excited about drug development and wants to supplement their studies with an industry experience. 

This paid internship is school-year-long (August-May) part-time (20 hours per week) commitment in-person at EvolveImmune’s laboratories in Branford, CT.

Graduate Student Postings

Assay Development Intern

Cellsbin – New Haven, CT

Cellsbin is offering an exciting internship opportunity on the Assay Development Team, located in New Haven. We are seeking a highly motivated self-starter to help us develop our product. We’re searching for a talented, creative, and resourceful individual, with a desire to learn lab-based cell and molecular biology techniques. Candidates should be driven and demonstrate a desire for continuous self-improvement and development.

Laboratory experience includes:

  • Cell culture, ELISA assays, cell-based assays, experience with microscopy, knowledge of flow cytometry
  • General knowledge of NGS and molecular based assays

Education: Master’s Degree

As an Assay Development Intern, you’ll have the unique opportunity to: Help run cell and molecular based assays. Assist in optimizing our product development. Collaborate with our team of engineers, AI experts, and biologists. Communicate project status and risk mitigation with the team. 

Ideal candidates will be available to start during the semester with the potential to work on the weekends and option of continuing employment (dependent on performance).

Clinical Development Intern

SpringWorks Therapeutics – Raleigh, NC / Hybrid

SpringWorks has a diversified targeted oncology pipeline spanning solid tumors and hematological cancers, including clinical trials in rare tumor types and highly prevalent, genetically defined cancers. SpringWorks’ strategic approach and operational excellence in clinical development have enabled it to rapidly advance its lead product candidates into late-stage trials and enter into multiple collaborations with innovators in industry and academia to unlock the full potential for its portfolio and create more solutions for patients with cancer. 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Become familiar in day-to-day operations of clinical trials and assist the needs of clinical sites, vendors and the sponsor study team
  • Will be assigned a project affording the opportunity to actively contribute to the organization, build a comprehensive understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, and the role of Clinical Development.
  • Projects may include:
    • Participate in preparation of Regulatory documents for submission to Global Regulatory Authorities .
    • Participate in the development of a Clinical Investigator’s Brochure.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 

Qualifications:  

  • Currently pursuing a Master’s, PharmD, or PhD degree
  • Maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Scientific/laboratory/healthcare background and/or experience
  • More qualifications are listed on the SpringWorks website

Please see the posting for more information.

Immuno-Oncology Intern

Arvinas – New Haven, CT

This position will be laboratory-based, working directly with a team of scientists within Immuno-Oncology, Biology. The individual will gain first-hand experience in cancer drug discovery by helping to execute and analyze immune cell biology experiments. Within a fast-paced, collaborative environment the individual will be expected to learn quickly in order to meaningfully contribute to the progression of potential cancer therapeutics.

This will be a full-time, on-site position located at our headquarters in New Haven, CT.

Principal Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Training on various assays which will then be performed and analyzed with minimal supervision
  • Learn methods for assessing protein levels in various bioassays from in vitro cultures (western blots [JESS], flow cytometry)
  • Trained to perform immunological cellular functional assays including: cytokine production, cell killing, co-cultures
  • Learn how to assess various assay readouts through different techniques (flow cytometry, Incucyte, MSD, ELISA, microscopy)
  • Learn to analyze and communicate experimental data to team members, write up experimental procedures for colleagues, and provide thorough documentation using an electronic lab notebook
  • Build productive networking relationships
  • Apply excellent organizational and prioritization skills

Qualifications

  • Prior experience with cell culture is required (preferably immune cells such as T cell, NK cells, cell lines, etc.)
  • Prior experience with flow cytometry is a plus
  • Basic understanding of cell and molecular biology and immunology
  • Open to constructive feedback, eager to lean, and freely ask questions
  • Capable of independent work and communicating progress or problems
  • Excellent data handling, attention to detail, and recording skills as well as oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

Education 

  • Preference to experienced Masters or Ph.D. level students in immunology, cell biology, or relevant discipline
  • Completed advanced coursework in cell biology and/or immunology

Platform Chemistry Intern

Arvinas – New Haven, CT

We are looking for a summer intern to strengthen our VHH nanobody screening process.  This committed internship position will be responsible for developing small to medium scale high throughput VHH nanobody protein expression in E. coli cells and VHH protein purification.

This position reports to the leader of the selection team and will be located at our headquarters in New Haven, CT.

Principal Responsibilities

Key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Test and develop small to medium scale protein expression and purification protocols by column and/or plate-based purification methods.
  • Carry out expression and purification experiments.
  • Assay to rank order VHH proteins based on EC50.
  • Analyze, interpret, and report experimental results at internal meetings.
  • Maintain detailed records of experiments in electronic lab notebooks in line with company policy.
  • Contribute to conceptions, presentations, publications, and patents.
  • Maintain a knowledge of literature related to areas of research.
  • If there is time left in the internship, the intern may clone peptide or nanobody libraries and/or carry out selection (bio-panning).

 Qualifications

Required skills:

    • Experience in protein expression in E. coli culture
    • Experience with protein characterization and protein purification such as SDS-PAGE, IMAC and/or ion exchange purification
    • Experience in standard molecular biology applications (PCR, cloning).
    • Maintaining safe working environment for self and others
    • Maintaining orderly and timely record of experiments and results in accordance with company policy and legal requirements
  • Preferred skills:
    • Experience with ELISA and/or other protein interaction assays
    • Sanger and/or NGS sequencing
    • Good aseptic technique
  • A successful candidate will have an enabling attitude, be a problem solver, and have a desire to work in a collaborative manner with peers and pan-disciplinary colleagues in a project setting.

 Education

  • Pursuing M.S./PhD in protein engineering, biochemistry, molecular biology, biomedical engineering, or a related field

Venture Capital Intern

Connecticut Innovations – New Haven, CT

We are seeking MBA/PhD/MS/MPH students with a strong interest in venture capital with a desire to match her/his academic work with professional work experience. Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating research and/or practical experience, particularly in life sciences and/or healthcare, alignment with our mission and enrolled in a Connecticut college or university or a resident of Connecticut. Responsibilities may include:

  • Data collection and analysis of portfolio activity
  • Data collection on Life Science and Healthcare industries, markets, and product/company competitive landscapes etc.
  • Research and document preparation for internal and external stakeholder meetings
  • Assistance with investment monitoring activities such as financial analysis, market research, etc.
  • Participation in lead generation, business development activities
  • Sourcing potential investments though online research and in person visits
  • Assistance with initial assessments of business plans in relation to Connecticut Innovations (CI) investment criteria
  • Assistance with “due diligence” activities to obtain and analyze pertinent information relative to the management, market, technology, products, competitors, financial history and projections, and business strategy and plan
  • Cash flow modeling for individual projects, programs, or investments
  • Assistance in preparing analyses and presentations to the CI Investment Committee

Skills & Competencies

  • High personal passion for a fast-developing innovation ecosystem
  • Detailed, action-oriented person who takes initiative to follow-up on items
  • Project management and organization skills to solicit and follow up on meetings
  • Communicate comfortably with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Ability to synthesize data into a compelling story
  • A seeker and learner mentality and someone that likes to laugh

This is a paid full-time internship located at the CI office in New Haven, CT.

More internships will be posted soon!

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