City of San Diego Student Internship Opportunity

Please see below for a message from the UCSD Sustainability Department:

The UCSD Sustainability Department is invested in promoting sustainability throughout our campus as well as our city. As such, we would like to encourage any interested students to apply for an internship position with the City of San Diego’s Department of Waste Reduction and Recycling within Environmental Services. Interns would support the implementation of the Zero Waste Plan and Climate Action Plan. Key projects include conducting research on waste reductions and recycling education outreach efforts by other jurisdictions. This is a 12 month, paid internship and requires 20 hours/week during the school year and 40 hours/week during summer and holidays. Here is a link to the application.

Please find more information about the Sustainability Facebook page here.

Please find more information about the Sustainability Twitter page here.

Please find more information about the Sustainability Instagram page here.

BDB PAID Summer Internship Opportunities

Please see below for descriptions of several summer internship opportunities.

BDB Summer Internship Opportunities

Third and fourth years, as well as recent graduates, are welcome to apply.

If you are interested applying for one of these internships, please contact Lan Tran (Lan.Tran@Sirigen.com) with your resume. In your message, please indicate the position you are interested in.

Takeda California Internship Info Session: June 1st, 5:00pm-6:30pm

Date: 06/01/2017

Time: 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Location: UC San Diego Career Center, Horizon Room

Majors seeking: Biological Sciences, Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Chemistry, & Chemistry and Biochemistry

Details:

Takeda California is looking for Summer Interns in the Structure Biology & Biophysics Departments. Come learn about our summer internship opportunities and meet Takeda California Scientists. We are actively recruiting at this event!

Takeda California, Inc. (TCAL) is Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited’s innovative R&D center in San Diego. TCAL generates highly disease specific and patient tailored transformative new medicines aligned with Takeda’s global market strategies in Gastrointestinal (GI), Central Nervous System (CNS)and Immunology. TCAL’s team of experienced scientists and clinicians deliver on the needs of patients by blending its internal capabilities, global Takeda resources, and expertise and technology from best-in-class external partners. TCAL has an agile, entrepreneurial biotech culture that emphasizes collaboration, both internally and externally, with strong engagement with the premiere biotechnology communities in San Diego and the Bay Area. TCAL strives to nurture employee development by providing a wide range of learning opportunities. Staff members are also highly engaged in community service, frequently organizing events in support of area schools, charitable foundations, and the environment. Register on Port Triton (Login Required).takeda

Takeda California Internship Info Session: June 1st, 5:00pm-6:30pm

Information Session:  Internship Opportunity with Takeda California

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Date: 06/01/2017

Time: 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Location: UC San Diego Career Center, Horizon Room

Majors seeking: Biological Sciences, Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Chemistry, & Chemistry and Biochemistry

Details:

Takeda California is looking for Summer Interns in the Structure Biology & Biophysics Departments. Come learn about our summer internship opportunities and meet Takeda California Scientists. We are actively recruiting at this event!

Takeda California, Inc. (TCAL) is Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited’s innovative R&D center in San Diego. TCAL generates highly disease specific and patient tailored transformative new medicines aligned with Takeda’s global market strategies in Gastrointestinal (GI), Central Nervous System (CNS)and Immunology. TCAL’s team of experienced scientists and clinicians deliver on the needs of patients by blending its internal capabilities, global Takeda resources, and expertise and technology from best-in-class external partners. TCAL has an agile, entrepreneurial biotech culture that emphasizes collaboration, both internally and externally, with strong engagement with the premiere biotechnology communities in San Diego and the Bay Area. TCAL strives to nurture employee development by providing a wide range of learning opportunities. Staff members are also highly engaged in community service, frequently organizing events in support of area schools, charitable foundations, and the environment. Register on Port Triton (Login Required).

 

Application now available! USC School of Pharmacy Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program

Greetings, All:

We are excited to offer the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program for 2017!

Please visit our website at the following to access the application:http://pharmgradprograms.usc.edu/summer-undergraduate-research-fellowships-surf/.

Below is a brief overview of the program:

Description:

The USC School of Pharmacy’s SURF program is geared towards increasing learning and networking opportunities for undergraduate students committed to pursuing either a professional or academic research career in pharmaceutical and translational sciences. Students will develop confidence and independence in conducting research and communicating scientific concepts under the guidance of faculty and other mentors. In addition to daily engagement in the lab, students will attend biweekly entrepreneurship/professional development seminars and participate in a workshop on the graduate school application process so as to stimulate serious consideration of graduate study. At the end of the summer, students will give an oral presentation of their research to their peers and faculty.

Benefits: 

  • Participate in cutting-edge research with top USC faculty
  • Receive a $3,500 stipend for a full-time program during summer (June until mid-August)
  • Gain experience and tools to enhance your application to competitive PhD programs
  • Explore the rich and diverse culture of Southern California in Los Angeles while learning about the resources and graduate training opportunities at the USC School of Pharmacy
  • Develop lasting friendships with fellow participants
  • Housing is provided in shared housing on USC’s University Park Campus on ademonstrated financial need basis only. Evidence of financial need can be demonstrated by providing your most current need-based financial aid package.

NOTE:  housing is only available until Sunday, August 6.

Timeline:

  • 2017 SURF Application Deadline is March 15, 2017
  • Awardees will be notified by early April, 2017
  • Earliest start date: June 1, 2017

Pfizer Analytical Scientist Student Assistant

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Crinetics Pharmaceuticals Job Opening

Undergraduate Research Assistant/Intern (Chemistry)

We are currently looking for a highly motivated undergraduate student to join the Crinetics team. You will help support our team in our efforts to discover new drugs. This is a part-time position (15-20 hrs/week @ $12/h) that will compliment your formal education. We are flexible in scheduling around academic calendars. This is a great growth and learning opportunity in a small company environment where you will be surrounded by experienced and committed mentors.

Qualifications
• Undergraduate student studying in Chemistry or related field
• Completed coursework in general chemistry and at least one general or organic
chemistry laboratory course.
• An individual who is committed to a career in research, flexible, hard working and
eager to learn
• Students in their sophomore or junior year are preferred. Students in their final year
will not be considered as we consider a successful internship a multi-year
opportunity.

Responsibilities
Initially the successful candidate will focus on one or more of the following:
• General Lab: ordering, stocking, maintaining accurate notebook and other records
• Chemical Inventory: maintaining and updating chemical and MSDS inventories
• Chemistry Support: glassware cleaning, registration of new proprietary compounds;
sample preparation
• Synthetic Lab: aid in the synthesis and purification of internal compounds
• Online Research: Literature searches, reprint retrieval and analysis of patents

Crinetics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (www.crinetics.com) is a startup company located in the
heart of the San Diego biotechnology community that discovers and develops novel
therapeutics targeting peptide hormone receptors for the treatment of endocrine-related
diseases and cancers. Crinetics was founded and is operated by a team of scientists with a
proven track record of drug discovery and development for endocrine diseases and
women’s health. Crinetics is a pet friendly workplace.

To apply, please email CV to hr@crinetics.com. San Diego area residents only, please.