• Research & Development Intern

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    Req No.
    2018-2847
    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 full-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

    Minimum Requirements

    • 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.
    • Enrollment towards Bachelor’s degree in field of Life Sciences in junior or senior standing.

    Preferred Requirements

     

    • 3.5 GPA or higher

    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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