Location: Murray, United States
Position Type: Trainee/Intern
Job Function: Bioscience R&D
A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions that detect disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety. In North America we have more than 5,000 team members across 12 sites or subsidiaries, including Salt Lake City based BioFire Diagnostics. We believe in the power of diagnostics and bioMérieux sponsors public health initiatives and partnerships to address antimicrobial resistance, sepsis awareness, food safety, and consumer health across the globe. Come be a part of our mission to help save lives.
The biochemistry intern will work alongside, and in support of, R&D scientists. The biochemistry team is a diverse, collaborative group working on in vitro diagnostics. The intern will be supervised and mentored by a scientist. Interaction with Project Leaders and other team members outside of biochemistry, including engineers, will occur on a daily basis as needed during the internship period.
Basic Knowledge: The intern will obtain basic knowledge related to in vitro diagnostic research, development, design and testing. Candidates will be expected to have basic laboratory knowledge and skills including the use of pipettes, general computer applications competencies (word processing, spreadsheet, internet data search, software programming, etc.), and strong oral and written communication skills.
Project Activities: This position will include following oral and written instructions, understanding and following protocols, documentation of experiments and work performed, some basic analysis of data obtained (with guidance and training), and troubleshooting.
Undergraduate students in any chemistry or biology programs with a GPA of 3.0 or higher will be considered. Completion of at least sophomore year of undergraduate studies is preferred, but not required.
Joining bioMérieux, is choosing to join an innovative company with a long term vision, committed to the service of public health and carried out with a humanistic corporate culture. Our Group offers numerous possibilities: so come and join the 13,000 bioMérieux team members who already identify with these values!
bioMérieux is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/GINA.