R&D Intern

Posted on Aug. 27, 2023 by InternPlug

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  • 1 Vacancy

Job Description

Do you have a passion for innovative ideas and groundbreaking discoveries? With over $1 billion invested annually in R&D, at Thermo Fisher Scientific you’ll help solve some of the world’s toughest challenges, from giving cancer patients hope, ensuring safe drinking water and helping law enforcement tackle cases through forensics. We empower our teams to put science into meaningful action and give our R&D colleagues the autonomy, resources and tools they need to take science a step beyond.

How will you make an impact?

The Intern will be part of a team passionate about recombinant antibody development, both primary and secondary antibody development.

A Day in the Life:

  • Train in molecular biology and immunoassays, which requires use of multi-channel pipettes, reagent preparation and sample tracking.
  • To improve the current molecular biology strategies for secondary antibody development.
  • To adopt stringent QC measures in finding the right recombinants and scaling up recombinants' DNA for bulk production
  • To leverage automation to improve the throughput in the current processes.
  • Be responsible for calibration and preventative maintenance of assigned equipment. Documentation of these activities.

Keys to Success:


  • M.Sc/M.Tech


  • Theoretical knowledge on molecular biology
  • Basic hands-on molecular biology laboratory techniques required such as micropipetting, solution preparation, PCR, gel electrophoresis, etc.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Individual must work well in a team environment.
  • Excellent at record keeping and highly organized; neat and tidy and cognizant of shared lab space.
  • Self-motivated individual who actively seeks new challenges.
  • Capacity to learn new technologies/concepts rapidly and apply them to the needs of the lab.

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. A one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

Apply today!

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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Advertised until:
Sept. 26, 2023

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