Research & Development Intern

US-WI-Madison
Req No.
2017-1958
Category
Internships
Type
Intern

Summary of Major Responsibilities

The R&D Intern will assist in the development of nucleic acid detection methodologies and the evaluation of new technologies within the Research and Technology Development group.  The position is intended to be a part-time opportunity for an engineering or science undergraduate to obtain hands-on laboratory experience in an industry leading research group while contributing to the overall company goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with basic laboratory experiments
  • Assist with general laboratory duties
  • Assist with DNA extraction methods
  • Assist with nucleic acid amplification methods
  • Assist with other support duties as assigned

Qualifications

Mandatory Skills

  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must have a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Must be highly organized and able to produce high quality work as a part of a team.
  • Must be able to multi-task and work in a deadline controlled environment
  • Must have excellent writing, verbal communication, interpersonal and diplomacy skills
  • Excellent organization and communication skills

Education and Experience

 

  • Enrollment towards Bachelor’s degree in field of Life Sciences
  • Preference giving to candidates with a record of outstanding academic achievement

Physical Requirements

 

  • May be required to lift up to 25lbs on an infrequent basis up to 20% of the time.

Exact Sciences is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. The Company’s affirmative action program is available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.

 

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