Our Internship Program



At Foundation Medicine we look for the best and brightest interns who share our hunger for transforming cancer care. Not only will each intern have the opportunity to learn and grow, but we will also learn from our interns as we pursue our passion together. We offer opportunities in departments across the company including: Lab Operations, Cancer Genomics, Data Strategy & Product Development, Technology, and Business Support Services. 

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Our 2021 Virtual Internship Program

Foundation Medicine’s commitment to bringing positive learning experiences to students through our Internship Program has not changed in light of Covid-19 restrictions. We have moved our 2021 program to be a virtual one, and are continuing to provide meaningful work to university students. If selected to participate in our virtual Internship Program, you will be given challenging work, robust networking opportunities, and many ways to experience Foundation Medicine’s culture. While we anxiously await the time when we are all able to be together again, we will not let this slow us down. At Foundation Medicine, we are driven to bring our best to patients every day and we look forward to working with the brightest minds.

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Internship FAQs

What are the requirements of Foundation Medicine’s Internship Program?

Internships are full time roles lasting between 10-12 weeks in the summer and offered to students currently enrolled in a degree program. We hire at all degree levels: Bachelors, Masters and PhD. We accept applications from international students, but visa sponsorship support varies by position and department. All internships are paid, so you must be legally authorized to work in the United States during your internship.

What can I expect during my internship at Foundation Medicine?

Interns will gain a greater understanding of Foundation Medicine through challenging project-based work, Spotlight Speaker series with company executives, and the chance to connect with all employees by attending company-wide events. 

Are internships paid?

Yes, all Foundation Medicine internships are paid roles. In addition to an hourly rate, we also pay for an MBTA monthly subway/bus or commuter rail pass depending on your commuting needs for the duration of the internship.

Are international students eligible to apply?

Yes, international students are eligible to apply. However, visa sponsorship support varies by position and department. All internships are paid, so you must be legally authorized to work in the United States during your internship.

What is the hiring timeline for summer internships?

Summer internships will be posted in early January 2021. Some positions will have a deadline of late January and others will be in early February. Most offers will be made by the end of March.

How do I apply for an internship?

Students must apply to the internship role of interest directly via the Foundation Medicine Careers site https://careers.foundationmedicine.com/.

Is a student who has graduated and will not be returning to school eligible for the internship program?

The internship program is for students currently enrolled in a degree granting program. 

Have other questions?

Please send a message to campusrecruiting@foundationmedicine.com 

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