Student Internship in Analytical Development Biochemistry (Starting February 2022, 6 Months, 100%)

Schweiz, Basel-Stadt, Basel

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At Roche, we believe it’s urgent to deliver medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives and we are fearless in both decision-making and taking action. And we believe that good business means a better world.

The Analytical Development Biochemistry group, located in Basel, is an integral component of how we innovate healthcare through the invention of differentiated medicines for treating diseases of current unmet medical need. This internship integrates seamlessly into European-based University degree programs. We'd like to therefore offer extraordinarily driven students an opportunity to gain valuable work experience with us.

In this position you will

  • Develop a mass spectroscopy (MS) based method for the characterization and quantification of modifications in enzymatic Peptide Mapping of biomolecules

  • Optimize the sample preparation (e.g. automation) and the high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) separation conditions

  • Qualification of the new developed method

  • Document the performed experiments and developed methods comprehensively

  • Gain insight into the whole analytical department, as well as a thorough understanding of the whole company, its processes and connections

  • Network across divisions and take part in tours, presentations, events and trainings

Who you are

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You are looking for a company where you receive the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Working in a multi-cultural environment motivates you. As a fast learner you actively drive the quality of the requirements.

Moreover you are

  • A hardworking and dedicated Bachelor or Master student who is currently enrolled (preferably in Biology / Bio-(analytical) Chemistry / Pharmaceutical Sciences or related) or in a gap year in between degrees

  • Passionate about new technologies

  • Highly self-motivated and science driven

  • Keen to increase your knowledge on sample preparation of biomolecules and small molecules as well as in mass spectrometry in general

  • Highly collaborative and you easily engage with people

Your skillset includes

  • Hands-on experience in HPLC separation techniques for biomolecules (e.g. RPC, etc.)

  • First experience in mass spectrometry data systems (preferably Thermo/Agilent)

  • Extended experience in programming of robotic systems (preferably Tecan)

  • Basic knowledge about Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) is a plus

  • Proficiency in oral and written German

To be considered, please send us your complete application including

  • CV

  • Motivation Letter (including desired start date)

  • If you are currently studying: Certificate of enrollment

  • For non-EU/EFTA citizens: Certificate from the university stating that an internship is mandatory part of your internship (required due to regulations)

The start date of this internship is February 1st 2022 or upon availability.

Are you ready to apply? We are searching for someone who thinks beyond the job offered - someone who knows that this position can be a rare springboard to many other opportunities at Roche. When applying for this position, already project yourself in the future. Think about what could come next and how you would like to build your future.

Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are dedicated to building a team that represents a range of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job Level:

Entry Level