Internship Available – Product Development – RNA-Seq

Intern Product Development

Job Location: Austin, TX
Life TechnologiesThe successful candidate will support product development activities for gene expression analysis through next generation sequencing (NGS). The candidate will be required to plan, execute, and clearly document experiments in support of RNA-Seq technology development. Candidates should have a solid educational background in molecular biology or biochemistry as well as some laboratory experience working with nucleic acid isolation and purification. Experience with RT-PCR, siRNA, nucleic acid amplification, or next generation sequencing is a plus. Candidate should be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and display an eagerness to learn.

Throughout the course of the internship, the candidate will be trained in nucleic acid sample preparation and extraction techniques from different biological matrices, PCR, nucleic acid characterization, and library preparation for NGS, and . The candidate will also be required to provide written reports and give oral presentations summarizing experimental results to the research and development team.

Intern candidates must be enrolled at an accredited college or university pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degree. Graduating students are eligible only if they are returning to school the following semester to pursue the next level degree.

Typical Locations
Austin, TX

The Company
At Life Technologies, we believe in the power of science to transform life and the power of people to make it happen. If you’re ready to take charge of your impact in the world, you can do it here. We re-orient medicine toward preventing disease, unveil the wonders of personalized and regenerative medicine, ensure the safety of our food and water, deepen our understanding of human genetics, help to sustain the environment and empower a new generation of crime fighting with 21st-century forensic tools. We’re a diverse group of individuals united in the privilege of shaping discovery and improving life. Created by the combination of Invitrogen Corporation and Applied Biosystems Inc. in 2008, Life Technologies (NASDAQ: LIFE) is a global biotechnology tools and solutions company dedicated to improving the human condition.

Job ID: 12987BR