Summer Intern, Protein Engineering

Cytomx Therapeutics South San Francisco , CA 94080

Posted 2 weeks ago

Summer Intern, Protein Engineering

About CytomX Therapeutics:

CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. is committed to changing the treatment of cancer with our novel Probody therapeutic platform. Our commitment to transforming lives with safer, more effective therapies is driven by our curiosity and passion for innovation and our belief that by acting with integrity in an honest, respectful, ethical manner, we have the power to change lives. Our workplace embodies collaboration, open communication, celebrating our successes and holding each other to the highest possible standards. CytomX has a broad pipeline comprised of 4 clinical-stage programs and others in development and is located in South San Francisco, California, the birthplace of biotechnology. Learn more at

Location: South San Francisco, California

Reporting Relationship: Reports to Scientist I, Protein Engineering

The Opportunity:

We seek a highly motivated individual to support the protein engineering group at CytomX. The successful candidate will contribute to the design, expression, purification, and characterization of recombinant proteins.

Professional Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and maintain cell cultures

  • Organize data and communicate results in internal scientific meetings.


Working towards or already have obtained a B.S. in Biochemistry or Protein Chemistry or related discipline.

Professional Requirements:

Familiar with current molecular biology techniques and recombinant protein expression (e.g., cloning, transfections, SDS-PAGE, PCR, ELISA)

Personal Characteristics:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to CytomX values of Integrity, Commitment, Creativity, Teamwork, Accountability and Fun

  • Energetic, resourceful self-starter with high integrity

  • Intellectually curious, enthusiastic, quick learner

  • Innovative

  • Team-player

CytomX is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs. CytomX will not discriminate against any job applicant because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, gender identity, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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