Part-time, Volunteer, Medical Research Intern, Biotechnology

November 18, 2022

Wed., Nov. 2 

Berkeley Pharma Tech

Position Description
Berkeley Pharma Tech is seeking part time college research interns to participate in their Medical Research Bootcamp. Interns will be divided into groups of 4 or 5, and each group will receive a different challenge for the semester (earlier applicants get first choice). They will be working with the team and closely with the director to research and innovate a new medicine that can be used to treat current diseases. If the research is successful, Berkeley Pharma Tech can assist the team in transforming it into a startup. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing the current literature on PubMed
  • Attending relevant webinars
  • Completing technical writing
  • Completing other tasks as assigned
  • Medical challenges of focus for interns could include finding a new treatment for diabetes, slowing down cellular degeneration and more

Position Requirements

  • High-school degree is preferred
  • Currently enrolled in Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology, Bioengineering, or relevant courses
  • Strong writing skills required
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to initiate and conduct work independently and efficiently
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Experience with using statistics or data, technical writing, research, and lab work are a plus
  • Proficiency in online research, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required
  • Demonstrated commitment to the medical research career path, with an interest in eventually pursuing a PhD in biomedical research, bioengineering, chemistry or a relevant field a plus

Time Commitment
Part-time, 12 hours per week.