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R&D Bioinformatics Intern

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Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Trainee/Intern
Job Function: Bioscience R&D

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.


Interns are expected to work onsite in Salt Lake City throughout the internship. bioMérieux will not provide relocation or housing support.

You will be immersed in a highly productive and collaborative biotechnology environment while working with a diverse team of scientists, bioinformaticians, engineers, and software developers. Under the close supervision of a mentorship team, the intern will (1) test enhanced protocols for R&D pipelines; (2) perform wet lab molecular biology work; and (3) maintain accurate records of work performed in accordance with bioMérieux’s Quality Management System. Interns are considered non-exempt positions; full- and part-time positions will be considered.

Specific duties include working on the linux command line to execute existing computational pipelines; conducting molecular biology work in the laboratory; analyzing data; presenting results; and keeping accurate records. Interns will: 

1. Listen actively while receiving instruction.
2. Be present and engaged during scheduled work hours.
3. Ask questions when any aspect of assigned work is unclear.
4. Be curious and persistent when solving problems.
5. Behave professionally while representing bioMérieux.
6. Participate in research team meetings.
7. Perform assigned duties with a conscientious and detail-oriented approach.
8. Prepare preliminary analyses of experimental data for review with mentor.
9. Assist mentor in preparing presentations of data and conclusions.
10. Perform and document all work in compliance with bioMérieux’s Quality Management System.

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BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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