2020 Summer Internship - Gastroenterology

Ferring Pharmaceuticals A/S

Udlandet (øvrige)

2020 Summer Internship - Gastroenterology

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2020 Summer Internship - GastroenterologyJob Description:

Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a globally recognized, research-driven, biopharmaceutical company with more than 65 years of history. Headquartered in Switzerland, Ferring is privately owned with over 6,000 employees in nearly 60 countries. The Global Drug Discovery and External Innovation organization includes teams in Denmark (IPC), and San Diego (FRI), in addition to teams across Asia, Europe and other US locations. These groups support all Ferring therapeutic areas with a network of external innovation teams that establish strategic partnerships and collaborations. The Global Drug Discovery and External Innovation team has a focus in the fields of fertility & maternal health, urology/uro-oncology, and GI/liver/microbiome.

People Come First at Ferring. The Ferring Philosophy places people at the heart of what we do. This guides our relations with patients, physicians, employees, and other stakeholders. We invite you to share our passion for people and the power of science.

The Ferring Research Institute was established in San Diego, California in 1996 as the company’s center of excellence for peptide research. More than 80 people work at its state-of-the-art research facility located in the heart of the Southern California biopharmaceutical community.

The Summer Internship Program is designed to enable students to gain hands-on work experience in an area related to their academic field of study or interest, while experiencing the unique environment and culture here at FRI. Students accepted to the program will receive opportunities to build their knowledge while actively contributing to Ferring objectives.


The GI/Liver Therapeutic Area is seeking an intern to conduct cell and molecular biology experiments. As a member of the Gastroenterology department, the successful candidate will be exposed to a number of different early-stage drug development programs and assist senior researchers on various projects. The intern will be closely supervised and trained on each technique before independently running experiments.


  • Receive training on routine cell and molecular biology techniques including RNA extractions, qPCR, western blotting, ELISAs, and cell culture.
  • Plan and execute experiments to produce high quality data
  • Present slides on background, scientific rationale, and new data
  • Assist senior researchers in conducting in vitro and in vivo experiments
  • Troubleshoot protocols


  • Knowledge of cell and molecular biology (relevant science major, rising Junior)
  • Previous lab experience required preferably with basic molecular biology techniques
  • Highly motivated with a can-do attitude
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

Standard Internship Requirements:

  • Ability to complete the entire 10-week session (time off should be arranged before/after the program)
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA or above; college transcript required
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college/university
  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S.
  • At least 18 years of age prior to the scheduled start date
  • Pass a drug screen and background check
  • Resume & Cover Letter
  • Phone Interview(s) – HR and Hiring Manager
  • Complete and successfully pass all compliance modules
  • Assessment presentation at the end of the session (mandatory)

We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


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