Job Details

Requisition Number 19-0006
Post Date 1/7/2019
Company Ionis
Title Summer Intern - Toxicology Scientist, CNS
Employment Type Temporary
Description

Ionis is a dynamic company that offers a team-oriented, highly participative work environment. Employees benefit from a creative exchange of information with peers and management through project team meetings and seminar presentations. We promote independent thinking and afford unique opportunities for motivated individuals. We are committed to encouraging students who have an interest in science to pursue their interest by providing opportunities for exposure in a scientific focused business and culture.

Students work under a practicing professional who provides guidance and mentorship during the internship program.

Summer Intern – Toxicology Scientist, CNS

Currently seeking a summer intern for 2019 to work in our Research Toxicology group on a project focusing on mechanisms of toxicity in the mouse Central Nervous System (CNS).  The intern will have the opportunity to conduct mouse in vivo studies using our antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs), perform behavioral assessments, dissect and process tissues of the CNS, run in vitro assays such as RT-PCR and assess histology markers of toxicity.  Data from the study will be analyzed using the JMP statistical program and presented at the close of the internship.

Program Highlights:

  • Paid positions
  • Designed to complement a student’s undergraduate studies with relevant, hands-on industry experience
  • End of program project presentations
  • Housing assistance available for eligible, out-of-state interns
  • Activities and team building events

Requirements:

  • MUST have a High School Diploma or GED
  • MUST be currently enrolled in a U.S. Undergraduate Degree Program and not graduating prior to the completion of the Ionis internship
  • MUST be able to begin internship between 6/04/2019 and 6/11/2019
  • MUST be able and willing to commit to a minimum 40-hour work week
  • MUST be able and willing to remain in program through at least 8/16/2019

     

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS February 16, 2019. PLEASE INCLUDE COVER LETTER RELEVANT TO POSITION APPLYING FOR. THE EVALUATION PROCESS MAY COMMNECE PRIOR TO THIS DEADLINE.

Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and all its subsidiaries are proud to be EEO employers.

 

 

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