Grad Intern – R&D (Neuroscience)
Location:
Thousand Oaks , California
Posted:
February 07, 2017
Reference:
R-33749
Amgen's 10 - 12 week internship program offers meaningful project experiences that impact patient's lives. This internship provides the opportunity for executive and social networking events and to participate in community volunteer projects while providing a competitive compensation.
Relocation in the form of a transportation allowance will be provided for eligible candidates.
The Department of Neuroscience is seeking a graduate student intern to study ion channels involved in pain. Specifically, the intern will conduct experiment to evaluate the expression, biophysical properties and pharmacology of voltage-gated sodium channels isoforms by automated electrophysiology. Techniques utilized will involve Western blotting, BacMam viral transduction, and diverse electrophysiology techniques on state of the art automated electrophysiology platforms.
Basic Qualifications
Amgen requires that all individuals applying for a grad internship or a co-op assignment at Amgen must meet the following criteria:
18 years or older
Graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent
Completion as a first year graduate student before internship starts and currently enrolled in a MBA program for a MBA internship OR a Master's program for a Masters internship OR a PharmD program for a PharmD internship OR PhD for a PhD internship from an accredited college or university
Enrolled in an accredited college or university following the potential internship or co-op assignment
Must not be employed at the time the internship starts
Preferred Qualifications
Pursuing a Ph.D in Biological Sciences
Strong computer literacy, word processing, presentations, and spreadsheet applications
Ability to learn quickly
Strong oral and written communication skills
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Only candidates who apply via http://careers.amgen.com/ will be considered. Please search for Keyword 33749.
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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