Internship Offerings

 

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2022

 

 

Deadline for Applications / Intent to Apply Forms:  Tuesday, February 15th, 2022 

 

 

BIOTECH INDUSTRY / PHARMA

 

miRecule

Internship: Research Intern: Formulation and testing of therapeutic RNA compounds (full description)

Summary: Biotech company founded by Hopkins alumni focused on RNA therapeutics. Looking for candidates with general lab skills, including a rounded skillset in cell cultures, PCR, doing assays (working with immune components is a plus), and ability to conduct experiments to validate drugs made in-house. Experience with handling muscle cells is a plus but not a requirement.

Who is eligible: PhD students (biomedical)

Location: Gaithersburg, MD

Start Date: Flexible

Duration: Full-time, 3 months

 

NextCure

Internship: Molecular Biology, Discovery Internship (full description)

Summary: Clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company located focused on discovering and developing first-in-class immunomedicines for the treatment of cancer and other diseases. Offering internships to highly motivated individuals to support NextCure’s research programs with a primary focus on Immunology-related research.

Who is eligible: PhD students or Postdoctoral Fellows

Location: 9000 Virginia Manor Rd, Beltsville, MD 20705

Start Date: Flexible

Duration: Full-time, 3 months

*Note: NextCure is accepting 4+ interns for the 2022 application cycle!

 

Vita Therapeutics

Internship: Cell engineering Internship (full description).

Summary: Cell engineering company founded out of Johns Hopkins University that uses induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) technology to engineer specific cell types designed to replace those that are defective in patients experiencing LGMD and other muscular dystrophies. Looking for candidates with knowledge of iPSC biology and gene editing technologies, as well as experience in mammalian cell culture and stem cell differentiation.

Who is eligible: PhD students (biomedical)

Location: Baltimore, MD

Start Date: Flexible

Duration: Full-time, 3 months

 

 

DATA SCIENCE

 

Avidea Technologies 

Internship: Bioinformatic peptide epitope prediction and lab data management for peptide vaccine candidates

Summary: Early-stage biotechnology company that is developing a pipeline of vaccines and immunotherapies for the treatment of infectious diseases, cancer, and chronic diseases. Looking for candidates with proficiency in R and bioinformatic tools, as well as a basic understanding of biochemistry and immunology. Candidates will gain experience with dashboard development and integrating data from across the organization into an easily accessible database.

Who is eligible: PhD students (biomedical, computational science)

Location: Baltimore, MD 

Start Date: Flexible 

Duration: Full-time, 3 months

 

CONSULTING

Guidehouse 

Guidehouse is the only scaled consultancy in the world to fully integrate commercial and public or government businesses within each of our industry segments, as complex problems require both perspectives to address and outwit. The firm offers consulting expertise across sectors, industries and geographies for clients of the public sector and the regulated commercial markets they serve. Candidates from all medical and health-related fields are encouraged to apply. Particularly interested in candidates from Public Health, Epidemiology, Virology, Health Economics, Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences. Multiple Internships available in Life Sciences Advisory, Life Sciences Market Access, Payer Provider Consulting, Federal Management Consulting, and Cybersecurity & IT Consulting.

Who is eligible: PhD Students

Location: Flexible w/ opportunities in New York, New York; Boston, Massachusetts; Chicago, Illinois; Lawrenceville, New Jersey; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; San Francisco, California, Washington DC

Start Date: Flexible 

Duration: Full-time, 3 months

 

Guidehouse Internship Descriptions

**NOTE: To be considered for BCI internships at Guidehouse, email all application materials to Dr. Amy Braun at abraun5@jhu.edu to submit to Guidehouse on your behalf

 

 

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

 

AstraZeneca 

Internship: Details about internship coming in March 2022! Contact Dr. Amy Braun (abraun5@jhu.edu) for more information.

Summary: Research-based biopharmaceutical company. Looking for candidates from a broad range of disciplines with experience with cell culture, gene therapy, and range of additional technical skills (varies based on internship). Interns may have opportunity to contribute to publications.

Who is eligible: PhD students (biomedical)

Location: Gaithersburg, MD

Start Date: Summer / Fall 2022 

Duration: Full-time, 3 months

 

 

INVESTMENT / BUSINESS

 

CSSi Lifesciences 

Internship: Business Development Internship

Summary: Global, innovative CRO and consulting group that specializes in advancing drugs and medical device technologies from discovery to commercialization. Candidates will support relationships between the company and prospective clients and develop proposals and budgets tailored to the scientific and commercial development of pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Looking for high-energy, proactive, and thoughtful problem-solvers from life sciences disciplines (biological fields preferred). Ideal candidates have an interest in diplomacy. As the internship is 100% remote, the intern will work with colleagues from across the US, and the world.

Who is eligible: PhD Students (all life sciences, biological fields preferred)

Location: Glen Burnie, MD [remote]

Start Date: Flexible 

Duration: Full-time, 3 months

 

Biohealth Innovation 

Internship: Science Commercialization and Market Research Intern

Summary: Non-profit innovation intermediary that facilitates the commercialization of emerging technologies across scientific fields (e.g., health, medical devices, therapeutics, diagnostics, etc). Looking for an energetic postdoctoral fellow with strong communication skills, the ability to analyze and synthesize complex information in clear narratives related to technologies, products and processes. Candidates will expand their commercialization and translational skills by performing scientific literature reviews and competitive analyses. Familiarity with SBIR/STTR is preferred but not required.

Who is eligible: Biomedical Postdoctoral Fellows preferred

Location: Rockville, MD 

Start Date: Flexible 

Duration: Full-time, 3 months

 

 

SCIENCE POLICY

 

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

Internship: Science Policy Intern (full description)

Summary The nation’s largest coalition of biomedical researchers, representing 30 scientific societies and over 130,000 researchers from around the world. Looking for candidates with strong written and oral communications skills and interest in conducting in-depth policy analyses, developing and executing legislative strategies, and providing communication and technical support for all FASEB public policy initiatives. Major projects include analyzing of federal research funding, graduate training and career opportunities, animal research, shared research resources, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Who is eligible: PhD students (biomedical)

Location: Rockville, MD [virtual in 2021]

Start Date: Flexible 

Duration: Full-time, 3 months

 

 

SCIENCE WRITING, COMMUNICATIONS & OUTREACH

 

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 

Internship: Science Writing Intern

Summary: International nonprofit scientific and educational organization focused on publishing scientific and educational journals, advocating for funding basic research and education, and supporting career development and science education at all levels. Looking for candidates with exceptional written and oral communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills. Past interns have interviewed and published stories about leaders in the scientific community, including Nobel Prize winner, David Julius.

Who is eligible: PhD students (biomedical, public health)

Location: Rockville, MD 

Start Date: Flexible 

Duration: Full-time, 3 months

 

Ripple Effect 

Internship: Strategic Partnerships Fellow

Summary: Professional consulting firm that supports federal, private, and non-profit clients in creating crucial policies and programs that shape our nation. Internship will focus on research and analysis of strategic partnerships and novel approaches to help Ripple Effect identify and develop the best talent sources for our future scientific, health, and IT workforce. Looking for detail-oriented candidates with a strong desire to learn new things, especially related to research and analysis of strategic partnerships and novel approaches to identifying and developing the best talent sources for our future scientific, health, and IT workforce. Experience in biomedical health research or healthcare policy, and cloud software such as SharePoint preferred.

Who is eligible: PhD students (biomedical, public health)

Location: Rockville, MD 

Start Date: Flexible 

Duration: Full-time, 3 months

 

 

FIND AN INTERNSHIP THAT INTERESTS YOU? 

 

Contact us!

Email Dr. Amy Braun at abraun5@jhu.edu to discuss opportunities, your application materials, and how to apply!

 

Wondering how to apply?

Email the completed Intent to Apply Form along with your Resume and Cover Letter to BCI to start the process! All application materials are due by February 15th, 2022Visit the For Students page for FAQs about the application and interview process.

 

Looking for resources to help you craft your application materials? 

Dr. Amy Braun (abraun5@jhu.edu) is happy to meet with you one-on-one to discuss your materials. You may also use the resources below to get started, as well as attend the BCI Internship Resume Workshop.

 

Upcoming Workshop: BCI Internship Resume Workshop 

Date: January 31st, 4-5pm

Registration Link: https://jhjhm.zoom.us/j/99152984827?pwd=a2UxTlZKQXlhaEtRTzlUdVdDZGdJdz09

 

Resume Resources

 

Cover Letter Resources

 

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