Novavax Analytical Development, Cell Biology Intern in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Are you ready to work for one of Washington's Top Workplaces? At Novavax, a clinical-stage vaccine company, we are creating tomorrow's vaccines today! We seek to attract, develop, and retain talented people who share our passion for science, medicine, and human health. We foster an environment of teamwork and collaboration, built on a culture that values and appreciates its employees. We are a fast-paced company that provides employees with opportunities to achieve personal and professional goals while also maintaining a balance between work and personal life. We are seeking summer Cell Biology Interns to work with our Analytical Development group at Novavax. This Intern will report to one of the scientists within the group. The candidate may work on projects related to, but not restricted to: Gaining experience in the field of cell biology analytical development Performing development and optimization studies for testing in-process samples for various methods including qPCR, SRID, proteolytic activity, and baculovirus titration assaysPerforming development studies on the handling and storage stability of samples and critical reagentsExecuting in-process testing in support of Process Development Duration: Summer 2017 Minimum requirements: Current 3rd or 4th year undergraduate student in a related science programThe candidate should be proficient with Microsoft Office programs Familiarity with aseptic techniqueExcellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills Detail oriented and self-motivatedMust make detailed observations and keep good recordsAbility to work as part of a teamPrevious experience in cell biology laboratory working environment is strongly preferred We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.