Intern - Research and Early Development - Research Operations

South San Francisco, California
United States

Job ID: 00455161

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The Position

Research Operations partners with Scientists and other business units at Genentech to support day to day activities to the Research organization. We act as liaisons between the science and building engineering teams to translate science into the construction world.

The intern will perform the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Assist with maintaining accurate office seating maps and lab loading maps.
  • Assist with space database management.
  • Assist with maintaining web pages and scientist profiles on
  • Attend weekly OACs as the user rep to communicate construction schedules and building shutdowns to the scientists. Construction projects range from small equipment installs to larger lab remodels and subsequent lab/people moves. 
  • Review and verify construction drawings meet equipment specifications and capture project scope agreed with the Scientists during concept design.

Potential Project:
Use skills above to participate in a space database development.  We aspire to collect data for 1.3M SF of lab and office that is translatable into a spatially related databases using several database systems and programming teams.  The project team will include information technologies, workplace planning, facilities, and researchers.  

Work Hours: 40 hours per week
Start Date: Summer 2018
Length of assignment: 12 weeks

Who You Are

To be successful in this role, you will be or you will have:
  • Course work in architecture / engineering / construction management / project management
  • Works well in a team environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to creatively solve problems.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented and reliable.
  • Comfortable working with databases and enterprise business systems.
  • Proficient in standard office suites such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) and Google Applications (Mail, Calendar, Documents, etc.).
  • Knowledge in Adobe Contribute and Word Press a plus but not required.

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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