Amgen Grad Co-op - R&D (Neuroscience) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives.

Relocation in the form of a transportation allowance will be provided for eligible candidates.

Amgen's Neuroscience department in Cambridge, MA is looking for an enthusiastic graduate student for a co-op program. The objective of the project is to determine the pattern of expression of genes implicated in Alzheimer's disease and evaluate the role of proteins encoded by these genes by applying a range of techniques including immunohistochemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology.

Basic Qualifications

Amgen requires that all individuals applying for a grad internship or a co-op assignment at Amgen must meet the following criteria:

18 years or older

Graduated with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent

Completion as a first year graduate student before internship starts and currently enrolled in a MBA program for a MBA internship OR a Master's program for a Masters internship OR a PharmD program for a PharmD internship OR PhD for a PhD internship from an accredited college or university

Enrolled in an accredited college or university following the potential internship or co-op assignment

Must not be employed at the time the internship starts

Preferred Qualifications

Pursuing a Master's Degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience or related discipline

Experience with cell culture techniques, immunohistochemistry, biochemical assays and molecular biology

Understanding of basic lab skills

Good communication skills

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Only candidates who apply via http://careers.amgen.com/ will be considered. Please search for Keyword 44071.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.