Intern - CNS Chemistry (San Diego, CA)
San Diego , California
October 19, 2017

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as an Intern-CNS Chemistry in our San Diego office. Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.

The intern will conduct medicinal chemistry to advance drug discovery research in the Centra Nervous System(CNS) Drug Discovery Unit.


  • Design and synthesize small-moleculres for drug discovery projects
  • Utilize contemporary medicinal chemistry principles in the proposal and execution of chemistry strategies
  • Design viable synthetic routes and perform literature searches in support of research
  • Collaborate closely with a broad group of scientists


  • Applicants should be dependable and highly motivated with a keen interest in chemistry research
  • Students must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Chemistry students who have taken or are currently enrolled in Organic Chemistry lectures and labs
  • Applicant should demonstrate an excellent academic record in pursuit of a degree in chemistry

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