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Labcorp R&D Intern in Westborough, Massachusetts

Job Overview:

Company Overview

At Labcorp, we believe in the power of science to change lives. We are a leading global life sciences company that delivers answers for crucial health questions —because we know that knowledge has the potential to make life better for all. Through our unparalleled diagnostics and drug development capabilities, we provide insights and accelerate innovations that not only empower patients and providers but help medical, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies transform ideas into innovations. Here, you can join our more than 70,000 employees, serving clients in more than 100 countries, as we work together to make a real impact on people’s lives. Join us in our pursuit of answers.

Global Internship Program:

Exciting Opportunity to be part of the Labcorp 2022 Global Internship Program!

We offer real work assignments that compliment an education in STEM+ Healthcare and Business disciplines, are challenging and recognized to the organization as valuable. In addition, we encourage professional development and career exploration through program workshops, each designed to help students prepare for a thriving career in our industry.

In addition to departmental and professional development work, our interns have the opportunity:

  • To showcase their work to senior management, their supervisor and mentors

  • Participate in a group philanthropic project as part of our dedication to the community

Capitalize on a dedicated training and development program that will support your scientific and professional career aspirations, and take pride in delivering scientific work that helps save the lives of millions of people around the world.

About Team:

The Research & Development group at Westborough, MA designs and develops molecular assays, evaluates new technologies, validates assays for clinical regulatory submissions and pursues research questions relevant to clinical diagnostic testing. We not only work with other departments such as bioinformatics, clinical and production to support assay launches, but also collaborate with R&D scientists throughout Labcorp as well as at biotech companies and academic institutions to build new products and enhance analysis workflows that are mutually beneficial to all involved.

Internship Assignment Summary:

  • Work under the guidance of a senior scientist on a project pertinent to clinical molecular diagnostics

  • Clearly and regularly document all experiments in detail in a laboratory notebook

  • Participate in a weekly Journal Club that may include leading a discussion on a paper

  • Present accomplishments to scientists from various disciplines and to senior management at the end of program

Education/Qualifications:

  • Completed at least a year of biological or related sciences courses including hands-on laboratory courses with a B or better grade

Experience:

  • Results-driven, detail-oriented, collaborative, curious and eager to learn

  • No research experience required

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