Process Sciences Process Development Intern

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Cambridge , MA 02138

Posted 2 weeks ago

Process Sciences Process Development Intern

Overview

Alnylam was founded in 2002 on a revolutionary vision and bold mission which remain firmly in place today. We are leading the translation of RNA interference (RNAi) into a new class of innovative medicines with the potential to transform the lives of people with rare genetic, cardio-metabolic, hepatic infectious, and central nervous system diseases with unmet need. Our first medicine, the first-ever RNAi therapeutic, has recently been approved by the FDA in the US for the treatment of the polyneuropathy of hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis in adults and by the European Medicines Agency in the EU for the treatment of hATTR amyloidosis in adults with stage 1 or stage 2 polyneuropathy. In addition, Alnylam has four investigational medicines in late-stage development. www.alnylam.com. Alnylam is proud to have been recognized as one of The Boston Globe's Top Places to Work in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018- four years in a row!

The Process Sciences intern will report to a Senior/Principal Scientist. The intern will play a key role in a process development project pertaining to the synthesis and purification of Alnylam's drug substances. The role will involve hands on laboratory work, experimental design, data analysis, and participation in cross-functional meetings.

Learning Objectives

  • Learning Objective #1: Perform process development studies on siRNA sequences, including data acquisition and analysis. Present findings at a Process Sciences group meeting.

  • Learning Objective #2: Become familiar with the process development laboratory environment, and how it is used for scale-up and engineering of the drug manufacturing process.

  • Learning Objective #3: Develop an understanding of the dynamic nature of working in a cross-functional, collaborative work environment.

Qualifications

  • You must be legally eligible to work in the U.S.

  • Student enrolled in an accredited institution seeking one of the following degrees: B.S.

  • Laboratory experience organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, biochemistry

  • High degree of professionalism, maturity, and confidentiality

  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills

  • Position will be located in the Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) office

Benefits/Additional Information

  • Alnylam Interns are eligible for the T-Pass/public transit and Leanbox benefits

  • Office located in Cambridge (Kendall Square), assessible by MBTA

  • Various lunch & learns, forums, and seminars hosted by the company, providing opportunities to gain greater knowledge of the pharmaceutical world and current research topics.

  • Alnylam offers interns a competitive hourly rate through our payroll department

  • Alnylam does NOT pay or reimburse for any living costs associated with the internship program

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals is an EEO employer committed to an exciting, diverse, and enriching work environment.


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