Molecular and Investigative Toxicology Intern Job
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Position - Full-time
Job First Active on: Monday, February 27, 2012
Molecular and Investigative Toxicology Intern
Merck is seeking an intern for summer 2012 within our Molecular and Investigative Toxicology group in West Point, PA.The intern will work to develop and refine in vitro assays to detect toxicity. The project involves growing cells in culture under various conditions to increase sensitivity to toxicants and reveal potential mechanisms. Endpoints will include assays utilizing several plate reader formats as well as NMR.
This is a 9-11 week, paid internship beginning in June 2012. Housing will be provided to those who meet distance requirement.
REQUIREMENTS - QUALIFICATIONS: Molecular and Investigative Toxicology Intern
* Currently pursuing minimum of a BS/BA in Chemistry, Biochecmistry, Biology, or related discipline.
* Candidate must have laboratory skills/experience in an area of cell biology, mechanisms of toxicity or biochemistry.
* Must be available for a period of 9-11 weeks, beginning June 2012.
* Experience with in vitro tissue culture methods and sterile technique is preferred.
* GPA of 3.0 or higher
Our employees are the key to our company's success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Merck's benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.
To be considered for this position, please visit our career site at www.merck.com/careers to create a profile and submit your resume for requisition #PRE000278. Merck is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V - proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.
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