External: Internship
Palo Alto
Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

At DuPont Industrial Biosciences, we are truly changing the world and having fun doing interesting science. We leverage our cutting-edge biotechnology capabilities to develop sustainable solutions for the emerging bio-based economy.
DuPont Industrial Biosciences strongly believes in supporting the next generation of scientists and engineers. We’ve developed several opportunities for students to gain the valuable experience they’ll need to succeed in today’s demanding job market.
Are you interested in the scientific interfaces between biochemistry, analytical chemistry, fermentation engineering, and microbial physiology leading to performance benefits in real-world industrial applications?
We are currently seeking outstanding candidates for 2018 summer internships at our R&D Center in Palo Alto, California
We are looking for driven and creative summer interns to conduct research in the following areas:
  • Applying exploratory data analysis and machine learning to real world datasets
  • Analysis of datasets to develop and test models for protein properties
The ideal candidates will be pursuing degrees in the life, physical, or engineering sciences and be familiar with basic laboratory techniques in relevant areas.  The intern must be an individual who is detail oriented, friendly, and thrives in a highly collaborative environment.

Job Qualifications

Qualified candidates will exhibit the following characteristics:
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics,or a related field
  • 3.0 GPA or higher preferred
  • Unrestricted right to work in the U.S. without need for future visa sponsorship
  • Completed their sophomore year of undergrad education and will continue education in the fall
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary scientific setting
  • High level of initiative and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Exhibit exceptional skills for bench-top experimental work and use of analytical instrumentation.
  • Ability to document results, analyze data, draw conclusions, and communicate findings
  • Familiarity with theoretical and practical aspects in related areas
Our Palo Alto R&D Center offers an intensive 13-week science internship program, in which interns develop a science project and take part in a variety of learning activities.
You won’t spend your summer in just a single department or lab – DuPont Industrial Biosciences interns get exposure to a broad range of scientific disciplines.
At the end of the program you’ll deliver a presentation of your ideas and results, developing practical real-life skills.
Our interns are paid a competitive hourly rate and are responsible for their own housing and transportation for the summer.


About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com.

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

TO APPLY: Visit http://careers.dupont.com/jobsearch/job-details/2018-summer-internships-in-data-analyis-modeling/LIM00001044/456198/

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