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Cell Engineering Intern

Company: Zoetis, Inc
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Cell Engineering InternLocation: Kalamazoo, MIInternship Summary:Assist creation and screening of modified cell lines using gene-editing (CRISPR) tools.Changes will be introduced to make improved cell lines for production in research and manufacturing.Design and conduct molecularengineering experiments with assistance by expert R&D scientists at Zoetis.Internship Job Duties:

  • Support novel cell engineering CRISPR technology based on modification of eukaryotic cell lines.
  • Grow cell lines in sterile culture and apply gene editing methods to introduce specific mutations followed by genotypic and phenotypic characterization.
  • Conduct assessment of modifications by PCR and DNA sequencing using molecular biology techniques.
  • Virus replication within cell lines will be determined by culture, cell sorting, and viral titration methods.
  • Changes will be screened to select improved cells for use in vaccine or recombinant protein production.Internship Qualifications:
    • Must be self-motivated with tissue culture experience and a solid working knowledge of virus propagation.
    • Must be proficient at aseptic technique, molecular cloning, DNA preparation, PCR, qPCR, gene analysis software, and be familiar with cell transfection and fluorescence microscopy.
    • Enrolled in a degree program related to cellular microbiology, eukaryotic genetics, or genomics.
    • Training in bioinformatics/genomics/transcriptomics is a plus but not essential.Full timeIntern (Trainee)ColleagueAny unsolicited resumes sent to Zoetis from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zoetis mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Zoetis employees, or to Zoetis resume database will be considered Zoetis property. Zoetis will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Zoetis will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at zoetiscolleagueservices@zoetis.com to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of "@zoetis.com". In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Keywords: Zoetis, Inc, Kalamazoo , Cell Engineering Intern, Engineering , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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