Pharma Technical Development, Computer Science Internships

South San Francisco, California
United States

Job ID: 00455052

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The Position

Job Family: Pharma Technical Development US (PTDU)


The Positions: You will join PTDU for either a 3 or 6 month internship beginning Summer 2018. As an organization, we work to design processes to manufacture large molecule therapeutics. Our work aims to develop processes that can be manufactured at sites worldwide in an efficient manner while keeping in mind that patient safety is our primary goal. With a thriving pipeline and limited resources, automation, data management, and business process improvement are critical to our success. We welcome your entrepreneurial spirit and fresh perspectives to help us drive change and resolve complex and ambiguous issues.


Specifically, this role focuses on implementing data management systems and predictive modeling to improve our business and laboratory workflows. We are looking for someone with a strong background in computer science or data science with an interest in biotechnology.


Your responsibilities will include:


•Improving data management systems by building tools to simplify and automate workflows

•Develop tools for predictive modeling based on large data sets


Preferred skills include:


•Intermediate to advanced coding knowledge(Javascript, Python, Visual Basic, or SQL desired)

•Understanding of database structures and data visualization techniques

Who You Are



To be eligible for this position, the candidate must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university. Candidate must possess good problem solving, interpersonal, communication, and team skills. Candidate must be a self-starter with a strong focus on quality, details, and results. Seeking candidates currently studying in computer sciences and/or engineering with an emphasis in the following majors:


•Bio/Chemical Engineering or related

•Computer Science/Engineering or related


Additional characteristics of successful candidates:


You are high-potential and love to be challenged. You thrive in an environment with minimal oversight and proactively seek to make life easier for the people you work with. You are able to communicate with clients with various backgrounds, at different levels and quickly identify key requirements.

Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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Genentech is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers page.

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