• Sarepta Therapeutics
  • $98,855.00 -149,600.00/year*
  • Andover, MA
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 79 Argilla Rd

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The Position:

Sarepta is seeking a summer intern to join our Nucleoside Chemistry department. Under the supervision of members of the Nucleoside Chemistry group, the Intern will gain a general understanding of pharmaceutical development and manufacturing scale-up process. Gain experience with lab equipment use/data processing including HPLC, Karl-Fischer, Column Chromatography systems, as well as experience scale-up concepts and basic process chemistry equipment engineering. The intern will receive training with small-scale oligomer synthesis and purification.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

* Cultivate a firm understanding of process chemistry, scale-up, and manufacturing

* Safely handle chemicals according to their Safety Data Sheets in a laboratory environment

* Execute development studies as part of a team under the supervision of a senior chemist, to support continuous process improvement goals

* Assist in the preparation of study protocols and reports

* Present research and development progress to team members

* Perform organic synthesis and purification of nucleoside analogs with supervision

* Train and then perform analysis and interpret data generated by HPLC, KF, NMR, LCMS, and GC instrumentation

* Maintain a clean and safe working space

* Cross-train with small-scale oligomer department to gain understanding of Sarepta downstream oligomer synthesis

Education and Skills Requirements:

* Chemistry or Chemical Engineering major or recent graduate with at least one full year of undergraduate Organic Chemistry

* 1+ semester of analytical chemistry is also strongly preferred

Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Sarepta Therapeutics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and participates in e-Verify.
Associated topics: chemical, chemical engineering, coatings, nutrition, pha, phenolic, plastics, polymer synthesis, polypropylene, polyurethane

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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