2019 Summer Intern: IB R&D Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
Here is a learning environment like no other! At DuPont Industrial Biosciences, we are truly changing the world and having fun doing interesting science. As one of the leading science companies in the world, DuPont Industrial Biosciences offers an informal, highly creative work setting; in which robust team collaboration, open communication, and environmental responsibility are considered company hallmarks. We leverage our cutting-edge biotechnology capabilities to develop sustainable solutions for the emerging bio-based economy. DuPont Industrial Biosciences strongly believes in supporting the next generation of scientists and engineers. We?ve developed several opportunities for students to gain the valuable experience they?ll need to succeed in today?s demanding job market. Are you interested in the scientific interfaces between biochemistry, analytical chemistry, fermentation engineering, and microbial physiology leading to performance benefits in real-world industrial applications? We are currently seeking outstanding candidates for 2019 summer internships in our R&D Center in Wilmington, Delaware. We are looking for driven and creative summer interns to conduct research in the following areas;Novel enzyme assay methods for development of commercial enzyme products.Genetic engineering strategies for production yeast in industrial applications.Modern techniques to optimize protein expression in production microorganisms and improve stability.Protein crosslinking in biomaterial applications. The ideal candidates will be pursuing degrees in the life sciences and be familiar with basic laboratory techniques in relevant areas. The intern must be an individual who is detail oriented, friendly, and thrives in a highly collaborative environment. Qualifications:Qualified candidates will exhibit the following characteristics:Pursuing a bachelor?s degree Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Microbiology or a related fieldHave completed your sophomore year of undergrad education and will continue your education in the fallHave the ability to work in an interdisciplinary scientific settingHigh level of initiative and the ability to work in a team environmentExhibit exceptional analytical instrumentation skillsExhibit exceptional bench top analytical skillsAbility to document results, analyze data, draw conclusions, and communicate findingsFamiliarity with theoretical and practical aspects in related areasOur Experimental Station R&D Center offers an intensive 13-week science internship program, in which interns develop a science project and take part in a variety of learning activities. You won?t spend your summer in just a single department or lab ? DuPont Industrial Biosciences interns get exposure to a broad range of scientific disciplines. At the end of the program you?ll deliver a presentation of your ideas and findings, developing practical real-life skills. Our interns are paid a competitive hourly rate and are responsible for their own housing and transportation for the summer.Apply for this job.