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The internship involves working in laboratory that evaluates novel chemical compounds against their enzyme/protein/receptor targets toward the furtherance of drug discovery. The intern will assist scientists in conducting biophysical assays, biochemical assays and solubility assays. The intern will work closely with a scientist in a pharmaceutical research lab learning and applying practical aspects of biophysics and biochemical assay. This individual will interact closely with other Scientists in the team. Responsibilities will also include maintaining a safe organized lab bench and become proficient with appropriate software necessary to execute the duties and keep an accurate and comprehensive notebook.


* Applicants should be highly motivated with a strong interest in learning biology/biochemistry/biophysical research
* Students should be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program working towards a BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field (2nd and 3rd year students preferred)
* Applicant must be authorized for lawful employment in the U.S.
* College coursework in General Chemistry and General Biology is necessary
* A strong preference will be given to applicants who have completed Biology, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry and Calculus
* Applicant will be expected to have excellent oral and written communication, good computer skills; Microsoft word, excel, graphical presentation of data and Powerpoint slide presentations


San Diego, CA

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Paid Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

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Full time

About Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America

Based in Deerfield, Illinois, Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc. and Takeda Global Research & Development Center, Inc. are subsidiaries of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, the largest pharmaceutical company in Japan. The respective companies currently market oral diabetes, insomnia and gastroenterology treatments and seek to bring innovative products to patients through a pipeline that includes compounds in development for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, oncology, gastroenterology, neurology, rheumatology and other conditions. Takeda is committed to striving toward better health for individuals and progress in medicine by developing superior pharmaceutical products.