Protein Science Co-op at Moderna

Moderna is seeking an undergraduate Junior or Senior to join its Co-op Program. The candidate will work in the Protein Science group and assist with the investigation and implementation of broad technologies to identify suitable protein detection reagents for use in in vitro potency assays for Moderna’s drug products. Specifically, the candidate will assist with generating and screening antibody fragment libraries to select and validate high affinity ligands against various targets of interest.

Moderna’s Co-Op program is a full-time opportunity beginning January 2022 through June 2022. Interested candidates should be available for full-time work during this timeframe.

What you’ll do:

  • Generate antibody fragment libraries for in vitro phage display
  • Utilize various display methods for antigen presentation
  • Isolate B-cells following in vivo immunization for screening against diverse targets
  • Perform biopanning, affinity screening, and selection of high affinity ligands using flow cytometry
  • Use plate-based methods to express, purify, and characterize recombinant proteins for binding and favorable biophysical properties (expression, solubility, stability, etc.)
  • Perform quantitative analysis of data and assist in the preparation of reports for the Protein Science group and other stakeholders

Learn more and apply here.

Pfizer R&D Rotational Program

The Pfizer R&D Rotational Program is designed to immerse early career colleagues into the pharmaceutical R&D business through a 2-year program composed of four unique 6-month job rotations in diverse disciplines. Each rotation will involve meaningful assignments and projects, mentorship and coaching, and collaborative interactions to develop business acumen and technical expertise and set participants on the path to success.

This in-depth training and skills development program offers participants the opportunity to gain experience and insight into drug discovery and development from leading scientists, clinicians, statisticians, epidemiologists, and professionals, and to bridge from student to industry professional, or into an advanced-degree program.

R&D Rotational Program associates will be hired as full-time employees for the duration of the two-year program, with salary and benefits commensurate with their level of education and experience.

Pfizer launched this program for promising science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) college graduates, with a focus on underrepresented minorities, African American/Black, Latino/Hispanic, and Native American, to shape the future of science and healthcare.

Students can apply during the fall semester of their senior year and will be expected to start the program in June, following graduation. To apply for the Spring 2022 program, click here.

Additional questions? First check out the FAQ section of this webpage. If you still have questions, send an email to RnDRotationalProgram@pfizer.com.

Charles River Laboratories – Virtual Career Fair

Charles River Laboratories Virtual Career Fair
May 19, 2021
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. EDT

The drug research and development process is highly complex, yet essential for delivering safe and effective therapies to patients. With a global network of facilities, Charles River Laboratories is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO) with a local touch. The company has dedicated employees around the world, and is passionate about its role in improving the quality of people’s lives.

During this Virtual Career Fair you will meet with team CRL members and have the potential to meet with hiring managers regarding career opportunities at Charles River sites in Ashland, OH; Spencerville, OH; and Cleveland, OH. CRL is hiring for summer internships and entry-level positions.

Register on Handshake.