Employment Type: Intern
Reference Number: R115
As Intern in DMPK, you will engage yourself into Mirati’s advanced innovative drug development program. You will work with DMPK team members to learn about drug discovery regarding study design, data collection, analysis, as well as hands-on laboratory skills. You will gain an understanding of Bioanalysis and use of LC-MS/MS systems and laboratory automation. You will learn about Pharmacokinetics, and aid in the analysis of in-vivo studies to generate data summaries that contribute to new drug development.
This is an internship designed to commence in Summer 2023 full-time and may extend through the year on a part-time basis.
Learn about Bioanalysis regarding study design, sample prep, and data quantification
Gain understanding of and operate and troubleshoot LC-MS/MS Systems
Process and analyze biological samples
Prepare standards and quality control samples
Prepare reagents and buffers
Perform formulation analysis
What is Required
Organic/Analytical chemistry or chemical engineering background with attention to detail, excellent communication skills and willingness to learn in a fast-paced environment.
Candidate must be a current student in good academic standing
Student completed at minimum upper division (sophomore/junior level) of undergraduate program in the following: Organic/Analytical Chemistry or related fields
Good analytical chemistry skills preferred (e.g. HPLC-UV, LC-MS, UHPLC)
Desire to operate HPLC and LC-MS/MS equipment with proper training
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to multi-task and work independently
A self-starter with attention to detail
Positive and collaborative disposition
Role is in-person and based at Company HQ site in San Diego and requires COVID-19 vaccination or weekly negative COVID-19 test results
Availability to work 40 hours/week during summer break work and 12-20 hours/week during the academic year
$23.00 - $25.00 / hour
The salary range listed in the job posting reflects the anticipated base pay range for this role in the United States. Actual base pay decisions consider a variety of factors including, but not limited to, an individual’s skills, qualifications, and experience.