AbbVie DMPK - DM Focus (CYP Induction) Intern in Sunnyvale, California
DMPK - DM Focus (CYP Induction) Intern
USA, California, Sunnyvale
As an AbbVie Summer Intern, you will participate in a paid, ten-week summer program that is focused on providing students with robust projects throughout the summer. As an intern, you will be located at our office in Sunnyvale, CA, with housing and shuttle services for eligible students.
DMPK-BA’s summer internship program provides the opportunity to gain first-hand experience with the different functional areas of the DMPK-BA organization, as well as broad exposure to various roles within the Pharma Industry. Interns in the In vitro ADME group will gain an overall understanding of how absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination affect drug disposition during the Drug Discovery/Development process. This program also accentuates the growth and development of participants by providing networking opportunities, career development and involvement in projects that make a significant contribution to the DMPK-BA organization.
Conduct in vitro sample preparation and analysis fordiscovery compounds, as well as help in day to day activities in thelaboratory
Hands on experience in basic laboratory procedures,with the ability to learn and operate a luminometer, fluorimeter, qPCRinstrument and software’s associated with these instruments
Learn the concepts of CYP Induction assay and itsapplication to support Drug Discovery projects
Learn how to use and conduct chemical structureanalysis using the ChemDraw software
Learn to use the TECAN plate reader to conductluminometry and fluorometry
Basic knowledge of molecular and cell biology
Good documentation skills - write procedures and enterdata into electronic laboratory notebook
Ability to quickly learn and understand newlaboratory procedures
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Completed at least one year of college education before beginning internship
Currently enrolled and in good standing at an accredited University graduate program
Undergraduate Level Student
Be an active student in good standing at an accredited university
Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or equivalent
Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship (students on an F1 visa with CPT can be accommodated).
Prefer candidate that has biology/biochemistry/chemistry knowledge and is a science major
Must have chemistry and protein and peptide knowledge with Science major
Previous experience with Chemdraw software
Previous knowledge in protein interaction to small molecules and peptide mapping
Ability to maintain and write laboratory procedures and QC data
Gooddocumentation skills - write procedures and enter data into electroniclaboratory notebook
Ability toquickly learn and understand new laboratory procedures
Excellentinterpersonal and communication skills
Each Intern is expected to prepare a short presentation to their team to share what they have learned through their internship, and how the knowledge acquired will help them in their future career. Presentations should be 10-15 minutes long and should include visual aid (posters or PowerPoint).
Significant Work Activities and Conditions: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Job Type: Internship
Job Level Code: IC