Amgen Grad Intern - R&D (Therapeutic Discovery - Computational and Data Sciences) in Thousand Oaks, California
HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?
Do more with the knowledge you’re working hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Through this program, you will acquire the valuable hands-on skills and foundational experience to become the professional you are meant to be in your chosen field.
Grad Intern – R&D (Therapeutic Discovery – Computational and Data Sciences)
This could be your everyday
Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. During this program, you will join Computational and Data Sciences team within Therapeutic Discovery and apply molecular dynamics to understand the mechanism of protein-ligand interaction, and develop advanced modeling techniques to facilitate ration drug design, with the guidance from computational and medicinal chemists, data scientists, and machine learning engineers.
Perform literature research on disease target
Perform molecule dynamics simulation, energy landscape analysis and free energy calculations
Analyze protein ligand interactions and develop novel modeling techniques
Here’s what it takes to Win
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The passionate individual we seek is a graduate student with these 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
Currently enrolled in a Master’s internship OR a PhD for a PhD internship from an accredited college or university and completion of the first year of Master’s OR PhD program before internship starts
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
PhD in computational chemistry, biology, biophysics or other science/engineering field with a focus on molecular dynamics simulation of protein systems.
Familiarity with molecular dynamics simulation software (Desmond, AMBER, GROMACS, NAMD, OpenMM, or others).
Working knowledge of molecular modeling and computational chemistry.
Experiences using Python or other scripting language to perform computation and data analysis.
Some of the vast rewards of working here
As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.
Build a network of colleagues that will endure and grow throughout your time with us and beyond.
Bring your authentic self to the table and become the professional you’re inspired to be through accepting culture that values diversity of thought and experience and will flex to your strengths and possibilities.
Participate in executive and social networking events, as well as community volunteer projects.
for an internship that defies imagination
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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.
Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.
As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.
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.