Part-time, Volunteer, Intern, Bioinformatics

March 9, 2020

Posted: March 9 

Position Description 
The Integrated Genomics Operation (IGO) Data Team at Sloan Kettering Institute is seeking a student to work as an intern in their team. The team supports basic, translational and clinical research by providing a range of genomics services to researchers and clinicians. The team develops bioinformatics pipelines for high-throughput sequencing data transformations, analysis, and quality control, builds applications for data-analysis and to simplify the interactions between our lab and its customers, and engineers solutions for data access and storage for investigators and the institution

Responsibilities include: 

  • Working one-on-one with the team's engineers to help add new applications to the lab, and on a project that fits the intern's interests and the team's needs 

Position Requirements:

  • Must be comfortable with one programming language, preferably Python, Java, or JavaScript 
  • Must have a strong desire to develop good engineering practices (eg. planning, testing, documentation) 
  • Knowledge of bash scripting a plus 
  • Knowledge of Docker and Nextflow a plus 
  • Experience with bioinformatics tools (eg. GATK, samtools, bismark) a plus

Time Commitment 
Part-time, during summer 2020. 

Please send your resume to David Streid