Drexel Molecular and Structural Biolog Co-op - Spring House, PA

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Spring House, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: January 09, 2017
  • Reference ID: 5371170106-en-us

Job Description

Janssen, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting a co-op/Intern in the field of molecular and structural biology.  Janssen is the name given to Johnson & Johnson’s global group of pharmaceutical companies.  These companies market both conventional and biotech products in a broad range of therapeutic areas.


The internship/co-op is offered by the Biologics Research (BR) group within Janssen BioTherapeutics.  This group discovers and develops therapeutic antibodies and other biologics for various human diseases.  The Internship/co-op Program is focused on providing college students with practical industrial scientific and clinical experience.


The co-op/intern will:

  • work collaboratively with scientists at BR supporting research projects
  • expression/purification of antibody and antibody fragments
  • characterization of these proteins by biophysical techniques including crystallization
  • be exposed to some essential functions within BR

  • Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college/university pursuing at least Bachelor degree in biology, biochemistry/biophysics, biomedical engineering or a related field.
  • Candidates must be available to work full time for approximately 6 months.
  • Students who have completed at least two to three years of college coursework will be considered.
  • Skills required: demonstrated molecular biology techniques, particularly protein expression and purification
  • Ability to learn and utilize robotics to set up multiple experiments desirable
  • Some computer programming skills are plus
  • Candidates need to be proficient with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Power Point, and have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • A minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 is strongly preferred.

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
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