International Intern - Protein Purification:
Bayer AG

Bayer AG
Berkeley Cali
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change. 


International Intern - Protein Purification 




The Intern will assist with exploring new technologies and techniques to support Biological Development staff and to provide on-the-training on process development activities.


The primary responsibilities of this role, International Intern Protein Purification, are to: 


  • Design and perform experiments to develop a scalable purification process;
  • Leverage knowledge of protein chemistry, preparative chromatography and/or membrane separation techniques to develop manufacturing process of biologics;
  • Perform protein purification using KTA Explorer or Avant, Unicorn and ChemStation programming;
  • Isolate and purify protein using dead-end filtration, chromatography, and/or TFF;
  • Organize, mine and analyze a large pool of development data Perform statistical analysis of experimental data;
  • Analyze process samples using analytical methods such as ELISA,CE, SDS-PAGE, HPLC;
  • Maintain and stock lab consumables; participate in general lab activities as necessary.




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • 3rd or 4th year undergraduate/Bachelor-level student or 1st/2nd Master’s level student with a focus in Biochemistry or Biological Sciences
  • Available to work for 12 months as an Intern from May/June 2018 through May/June 2019.
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university outside of the United States;
  • Ability to work her-/himself quickly into new fields;
  • Must be a team player and have good communication skills;
  • Knowledge in protein chemistry, preparative chromatography and/or membrane separation techniques is a strong plus;
  • Experience in protein purification using KTA Explorer or Avant, Unicorn and ChemStation programming is a strong plus;
  • Experience in protein purification using dead-end filtration, chromatography, TFF is a plus;
  • Experience in organizing and mining a large pool of development data is a plus;
  • Experience with statistical analysis software is a plus;
  • Experience with analytical methods such as ELISA, CE, SDS-PAGE, HPLC is a plus;
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office and Unicorn programming;
  • Must have a good grasp of protein chemistry, protein chromatography, filtration and data mining concepts;
  • Must be able to perform bench experiments with no or little Supervision;
  • Must have an interest and an adequate understanding of biological therapeutics developments from discovery labs to manufacturing.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Previous research/development experience is preferred.

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.


Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.   
Location:United States : California : Berkeley    
Reference Code:14315   
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