Intern, Drug Discovery
Department: Drug Discovery
Employment Type: Intern
Reference Number: R117
Mirati’s internship program blends real world experience with an extensive overview of the drug discovery industry. As a chemistry intern, you will work at the bench alongside a knowledgeable mentor who will help guide you through the process of synthesizing, purifying and characterizing targeted molecule for drug programs. The internship offers a unique perspective into a top-class biotech company. Our internship program also provides you the opportunity to network with people at Mirati through various planned events and activities.
Under supervision, synthesize, isolate, purify and characterize small molecules.
Utilize modern synthetic and purification techniques.
Design viable synthetic routes and perform literature searches in support of research.
Collaborate closely with a broad group of scientists.
Maintain all appropriate legal and corporate standards for lab safety and hazardous material management; execute daily chemistry operations with an approach designed to minimize risks and hazard waste streams.
Help to maintain the lab instruments including HPLC, ISCO, lyophilizer etc.
Maintain lab notebook, instrument and inventory records in accord with department guidance and regulatory requirements.
What is Required
Applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited university for the semester before and immediately following the internship.
Applicants must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree and have completed at least their sophomore year or be a graduate level student pursuing a master’s degree.
For Bachelor’s and master’s degree students, a major in Chemistry (or Chemistry-related field) who have taken or are currently enrolled in Organic Chemistry lectured and labs.
Applicants should be dependable, highly motivated, with a keen interest in chemistry research.
Must be deadline driven and have a high level of organizational and planning skills.
The ideal candidate exhibits strong analytical, problem-solving, and oral and written communication skills; he or she also possesses the ability to work well in teams.
This is a part-time internship with about 20 working hour per week. The schedule could be flexible.
$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.