Internship Offerings

 

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2022

 

All internship opportunties below are hired on a rolling basis as first-come, first-serve. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and Intent to Apply form via email to Dr. Amy Braun at abraun5@jhu.edu. Dr. Braun is happy to meet with you to help you develop and polish your application materials, as well as discuss details about each internship.

 


 

CONSULTING / SCIENCE FOR BUSINESS 

 

CSSi LifeSciences 

Internship: Business Development Internship 

Summary: CSSi LifeSciences is a global, innovative consulting group and CRO 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. CSSi is looking for high-energy, proactive, and thoughtful problem-solvers from all life sciences disciplines (biological fields preferred). Ideal candidates have an interest in diplomacy and working with international government partners and agencies. 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: Part-Time, flexible duration depending on the most qualified candidate's needs

 


 

SCIENCE WRITING, COMMUNICATIONS & OUTREACH

 

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is an international nonprofit scientific and educational organization. With over 11,000 members, made up of students, researchers, educators and industry professionals, the ASBMB is one of the largest molecular life science societies in the world. The society serves the scientific community through:

  • Publication of scientific and educational journals
  • Organization of scientific meetings
  • Advocacy for funding of basic research and education
  • Support of career development and science education at all levels
  • Promoting the diversity of individuals entering the scientific workforce

The ASBMB is offering 3 internship opportunities for 2022: 

 

ASBMB Internship 1: Science Communication and Publishing Internship

Summary: Interested in gaining experience in scientific publishing, science communication/marketing and science journalism? This intern will complete diverse editorial and communication/marketing tasks, such as writing about scientists and scientific discoveries, locating images for articles and emails, identifying content from partner outlets for republishing, maintaining an online news schedule, corresponding with authors about articles, and proofreading. Intern will become familiar with the Associated Press stylebook, magazine production, journal marketing and other scientific society business. Intern will learn how to use email- and content-management systems.

Who is eligible: PhD students with interest in biochemistry, molecular biology, and the biomedical sciences. Public Health PhD students are welcome to apply.

Location:  Washington, D.C./Baltimore and surrounding areas

Start Date: Flexible (ability to work 2 days/week from home)

Duration: Full-time, 3 months

 

ASBMB Internship 2: JBC Reviews Editorial Assistant Internship

Summary: JBC Reviews are topical author reviews addressing diverse topics in the biological chemistry community. The interns will assist with exploring advances in the field and assessing interest in author-submitted proposals. The intern will provide administrative support for JBC Reviews, coordinate all stages from initial author query to final manuscript acceptance, and organize and prioritize work activities to meet the immediate needs of the ASBMB team and authors. Candidates should be motivated, familiar with academic scientific publication, and able to work independently to ensure smooth functioning throughout the Reviews workflow. The ideal candidate can demonstrate experience with managing projects from start to finish and be a competent user of database and spreadsheet software (MS Office, Teams, etc). 

Who is eligible: PhD students (biomedical, chemistry, molecular biology, or another field with a strong understanding of the life sciences)

Location: Rockville, MD 

Start Date: As soon as possible, starting May 2022

Duration: Full-time, 3 months

 

ASBMB Internship 3: Mass Spectrometry Publication Compliance Internship

Summary: This position helps ensure that manuscripts describe experimental strategies and results that include documentation of primary data and thus allow independent assessment of the reliability of the results. The ideal candidate is obtaining a Ph.D. in biological chemistry/life sciences with a strong focus on Mass Spectrometry/Proteomics/Lipidomics, while bringing a strong and broad knowledge of proteomic techniques used for peptide and protein identification, post-translational modifications, and quantification.

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

Location: Rockville, MD 

Start Date: As soon as possible, starting May 2022

Duration: Full-time, 3-6 months

 


 

BIOTECH INDUSTRY / PHARMA

AstraZeneca 

Internship: Details about internship coming soon! 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: Details coming soon!

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: Fall 2022. Applications will be accepted from June-August 2022. Contact Dr. Braun for details!

Duration: Full-time, 3 months

 


 

Questions? 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 Dr. Amy Braun (abraun5@jhu.eduto start the process! Visit the For Students page for FAQs about the application and interview process.

Follow this link to access the Intent to Apply form and choose the document for either PhD students or Postdoctoral Fellows: https://livejohnshopkins-my.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/personal/rmayhug1_jh_ed...

 


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.

 

Resume Resources

 

Cover Letter Resources

 


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