Bioinformatics Student Intern - Computational Scie

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

The Computational Sciences (CS) department at The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is looking for a summer intern interested in spending 8-10 weeks at JAX working on genomics and proteomics data analysis and programming. This role offers the opportunity for an intern to work on a range of dry lab activities based on personal interest and expertise.

About Your JAX Internship Experience
Join peers selected from educational institutions across the country for a summer of professional growth and career exploration. As a JAX Intern, you will receive a dedicated mentor in your department and connect with your fellow interns through JAX-sponsored activities.

The ideal start date for this position is May 29, 2023.

Key Responsibilities
Generate singularity containers
Develop and/or use custom bioinformatics code
Contribute to codebase, including documentation
Collaborate with wet-lab scientists in a range of departments
Present findings periodically in group meetings

Desired Qualifications
JAX encourages applications from a diverse mix of educational backgrounds and experiences.
Preferred qualifications include:
Must be enrolled in a college or university program
Pursuing a bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or biology
Programming experience is nice to have
Prior coursework or interest in biology

About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,400 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.
JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients' lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 "Best Places to Work in Academia" in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

EEO Statement:
The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 909259

Posted On: Mar 28, 2023

Updated On: Apr 06, 2023

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