At Foundation Medicine we look for the best and brightest interns and co-ops who share our hunger for transforming cancer care. Learn more about our 2022 program here.
About the Job
Laboratory Operations Interns support technologists who perform patient sample processing within the Accessioning, Histology, Pathology, and Molecular laboratories. In this role the Intern assists with reagent preparation, equipment maintenance, monitoring and tracking equipment, maintaining materials stocks, organizing process documents, as well as other tasks in FMI’s highly complex clinical diagnostic laboratory. Additionally, Lab Operations Interns will create and present a capstone project to the team.
The FMI Internship Program is offered to students currently registered in a degree program; it is a 10-12 weeklong summer commitment. Students are required to be onsite Monday-Friday for 40 hours/week. Interns will gain a greater understanding of FMI through challenging project-based work, Spotlight Speaker Series with company executives, and the chance to connect with employees by attending company-wide events. Foundation Medicine is unable to consider candidates that will require visa sponsorship now, or in the future, for this specific role.
Foundation Medicine began with an idea—to simplify the complex nature of cancer genomics, bringing cutting-edge science and technology to everyday cancer care. Our approach generates insights that help doctors match patients to more treatment options and helps accelerate the development of new therapies. Foundation Medicine is the culmination of talented people coming together to realize an important vision, and the work we do every day impacts real lives.
Internal applicants, please use your FMI email address.
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.
"My time as an intern helped shape my career decisions. Seeing the important work done at Foundation Medicine helped me realize that this was the right path for me. After I graduated college in May of 2020, I was offered a full-time position as a Molecular Technician, before being promoted to a Molecular Technologist I. In my current role, I process patient samples by performing DNA digestion, extraction, library construction, and quality control assays."
- Stephanie, Molecular Technologist, Former Laboratory Operations Intern
Learn more about making the most of your internship here.
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