Insmed Incorporated

SUMMER INTERN - Research

ID
2020-1309
Job Function
Research

Company Description

About Insmed!

 

Insmed understands that its most valuable resource is its employees. We place great value on the unique skills, talents and qualities that each of our employees brings to our company. We are building a world-class team with a focus on innovation, teamwork and the desire and ability to change the way our patients live.   Insmed is a fast-paced, high-energy organization that seeks talented individuals who are leaders in their respective functional areas of expertise, who are creative problem solvers and who have the desire to make a difference.

Overview

About the Role!

 

The Insmed Summer Internship Program gives students an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a corporate environment in the pharmaceutical industry, receive mentoring from highly skilled professionals, and work on dynamic team projects. This is a full-time (40 hours per week) paid internship that will begin May 26, 2020 and conclude on August 14, 2020.

 

Relocation assistance, temp housing and/or travel assistance will not be provided.

 

The intern will be assigned goals and objectives that will support the strategic business plan of the Research team. This is a non-supervisory position

Responsibilities

  • Conduct experiments and analyze data under the direction of a supervising scientist.
  • Synthesis and characterization of polymeric nanoparticles.
  • Synthesis and characterization of polymers and small molecules.
  • Evaluation of polymeric nanoparticles on variety of in vitro models
  • Conjugation of biomolecules to small molecules and polymers.
  • Characterization of biomolecules with analytical method, biological assays, spectroscopy and molecular biology methods.

Qualifications

About you!

 

  • Interested in pursuing a career in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Currently in full-time pursuit of a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or advanced level degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, pharmaceutics, or related field.
  • High level understanding of chemistry and formulation based on polymeric nanoparticles is preferred
  • Experience working in a research laboratory is desired.
  • Knowledge / Experience in characterization techniques (DLS, HPLC, LC/MS, ESI, NMR, UV-Vis, IR and DSC) is a plus.
  • Self-motivation and enthusiasm for research.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Must have excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail, clarity, accuracy and conciseness.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Must successfully exhibit Insmed’s five (5) corporate values: Collaboration, Accountability, Passion, Integrity & Respect; along with any other position specific competencies.
  • Individuals must demonstrate the ability to interact successfully in a dynamic and culturally diverse workplace.

Additional Information

  • Insmed is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will judge all applicants based on their qualifications for the job, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
  • Unsolicited resumes from agencies should not be forwarded to Insmed. Insmed will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resumes through this source. Insmed will only pay a fee to agencies if a formal agreement between Insmed and the agency has been established. The Human Resources department is responsible for all recruitment activities; please contact us directly to be considered for a formal agreement.
  • Please note that we review every submission and we will keep all submissions on file for six months. Insmed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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