AbbVie Medicinal Chemistry - Chemistry Focus Intern in Sunnyvale, California
Medicinal Chemistry - Chemistry Focus 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.
On the Medicinal Chemistry team, the intern will be taught the basics of practical medicinal chemistry that includes setting up reactions, reaction workup and purification. The intern will be trained on how to run instrumentation NMR, LC-MS, and HPLC. They will be taught some of the basics of organic reactions transformations.
Hands on experience in basic laboratory procedures, with the ability to learn and operate a LC-MS, HPLC,
Good documentation skills - write procedures and enter data into laboratory or electronic notebook
Ability to quickly learn and understand new laboratory procedure
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 or Graduate 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 Chemistry/biology/biochemistry knowledge and is a science major
Candidate is a current college student who is studying/has studied coursework in chemistry, biology, biochemistry or related areas
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 (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