Intern - Bioinformatics

Foster City
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March 17 2021
Other, Science Policy
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Full Time
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Intern - Bioinformatics
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

The Bioinformatics team applies its expertise to support analysis, visualization and interpretation of genomic datasets. These datasets include next-generation sequencing data collected from patients. We work collaboratively with other functional teams across the company to support drug development programs in various disease areas.

The Position

The ideal candidate will have a background in quantitative or life sciences and have a strong interest in data analysis and iterpretation. Interns will work closely with an experienced bioinformatician on topics related to data visualization, integration and analysis. The internship will include specific projects related to data analysis and data visualization techniques. The intern will gain experience in the analysis of various types of biological data via the application of biological and computational expertise in combination with critical thinking skills to address relevant questions related to one or more of our core therapeutic areas. These therapeutic areas include oncology, HIV, respiratory, inflammation, and liver disease. At the conclusion of the internship program, interns will give a presentation summarizing their work.

Job Responsibilities may include the following tasks:
  • A project to develop a data visualization tool using a web-based interface
  • Data analysis using machine-learning techniques
  • Writing analysis reports

  • Intern must be at least 18 years old
  • Enrolled in an accredited university/college
  • Ability to complete 10-12 consecutive week internship

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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