Research Sequencing Intern

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Based in Cambridge, MA and Gaithersburg, MD. We are committed to improving the health of people worldwide with our fundamental research and our work in the area of development of immunotherapies utilizing the full potential of the immune system to fight cancer, infectious diseases and other serious diseases. We believe in scientific rigor, innovation and passion as driving forces. BioNTech was founded by scientists and physicians to translate science into survival by combining fundamental research and operational excellence.

With decades of deep immunology expertise and experience in developing and optimizing mRNA as part of its broad suite of novel technologies, the company is working with the global community to defeat life-threatening and serious diseases such as cancer, COVID-19, malaria and tuberculosis. The first ever approved mRNA vaccine was created in the labs of BioNTech in Mainz, Germany. A fully integrated immunotherapy powerhouse. We remain focused on bringing our broad pipeline of next-generation immunotherapies and vaccines to people around the world to address cancer, infectious diseases, as well as a growing list of other medical conditions. To accomplish this, we continue to be deeply rooted in science and academic research while also having built a fully integrated, global immunotherapy company with cGMP and GMP manufacturing facilities anchored around deep expertise in immunology and complemented by an expanding set of capabilities.



Research Sequencing Intern 



  • Support Gaithersburg research team with an efficient and timely execution of the Next Generation Sequencing workflow (NGS). Learn, perform, troubleshoot different sequencing experiments. These duties include normalization and quality control procedure of libraries, and sequencing with various sequencing platforms.
  • Support technology development projects for the sequencing team.
  • Assist in a general lab organization within the team, and lab inventory.
  • Write SOPs and provide good record keeping in eLN.



  • Currently pursuing Bachelor’s, Masters or PhD degree in sciences and experience in a wet lab or next generation sequencing procedures.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work cross-functionally.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.


Preferred Requirements:

  • Hands on experience with single cell RNA sequencing, Next Generation Sequencing, and automation.

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?


Then apply now for our location Gaithersburg  and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

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