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Computational Sciences Summer Intern

The Jackson Laboratory | Farmington, CT 06030

The Jackson Laboratory

The Computational Sciences team at The Jackson Laboratory is looking for motivated students interested in spending the summer working in advanced bioinformatics and biomedical software development for cutting-edge research focused on improving human health. This internship opportunity will run from late May to early September.



Required Skills

  • Computer Science, Biology, and Statistics majors preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate successful completion of coursework in related field(s).
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn.
  • Experience working on projects with a team.
  • Must be responsible, reliable, and accountable and show attention to detail and quality.
  • Must be currently enrolled in college.
  • GPA of 3.0 or high preferred.

 

Please submit a cover letter outlining general interests and learning objectives along with your CV/Resume.

 

About us:   

The Jackson Laboratory, (JAX, www.jax.org) is a nonprofit biomedical research institute with over 1,800 employees whose mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for human disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. ​JAX’s research facility in Bar Harbor, Maine is a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center and a world-renowned expert in mammalian genetics. JAX also has facilities in Sacramento, California, and The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut.

 

JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients’ lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging and heart disease.

 

JAX-GM is transforming medicine by improving patient care, lowering costs, and increasing life span and health span. JAX-GM’s research focuses on the complex genetic causes of disease, and on the development of genomic solutions tailored to each person's unique genetic makeup.

 

JAX-GM sits on a 17-acre site on the campus of the University of Connecticut Health Center. The 183,500-square-foot facility opened in the fall of 2014. Now, it houses over 300 biomedical researchers, technicians and support staff in state-of-the-art computing facilities and laboratories. Our employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients’ lives.

 

 

Our Values:

INTEGRITY - Courage and commitment to do what is right

PEOPLE - Inspiring our people to enhance the health of all

ONE TEAM - Unified by our promise to transform medicine and science

EXCELLENCE - Achieving world-class results

INNOVATION - Leading with discovery and creative solutions

STEWARDSHIP - Caring for and enhancing the resources entrusted to us

 

 

What do we have to offer?                                                                                                                                        

JAX offers a dynamic and supportive work environment and competitive salaries.

 

Most importantly, every position contributes to JAX’s mission of discovering precise genomic solutions for human disease and empowering the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.

 

The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

 

Learn more about at opportunities at JAX at http://www.jax.org/careers




Job Code: 7094
Posted On: 02/15/182018-02-15
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Healthcare
Job Type: Temporary
Job Status: Contract
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Phone: 207 288-6103

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