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  • Period
    06/02/2020 to 08/24/2020
  • Job Type
    Temporary Full Time
  • Location
    Foster City, CA USA
  • Category
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Specific Responsibilities: As a Summer Intern in Medicinal Chemistry you will join a cross-functional research team at our Foster City, CA campus whose goal is to discover curative medicines for life-threatening diseases. With state-of-the-art research facilities and a team of experienced scientists who are passionate about discovering drugs, the Medicinal Chemistry group at Gilead empowers every chemist to take part in the act of invention. In a 1:1 reporting structure, Interns collaborate with their scientific mentor to design and efficiently synthesize molecular targets for evaluation as potential drug candidates. Interactions with colleagues in biology and other disciplines offer new avenues for development and are facilitated through team meetings where all levels of the department join discussions and contribute ideas. Gilead’s core values of integrity, inclusion, teamwork, excellence, and accountability shape our culture and are the foundation of our future success. Challenge yourself and make a difference in the world – Being Here Matters. Essential Functions: • Under general supervision, perform experiments that support research activities in the Chemistry job family. • Operate scientific equipment, select appropriate methods and techniques to perform experiments, analyze data, and prepare related reports with supervision. • Use data, reports and previous results to identify inappropriate variances and concerns. • Participate in and present results at team meetings. Knowledge, Experience & Skills: • At least 18 years old • Undergraduate in Organic Chemistry or related field enrolled in a 4-year accredited university/college; including enrolment in Fall Semester after internship. • Good verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills are required. • Ability to complete 10-12 consecutive weeks between May and September 2020 ** Please note, no relocation is available for this position** If this is not the right move for you now but you remain interested in a career at Gilead Sciences, please connect with us via our talent community: About Gilead: Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercialises innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer, and inflammatory and respiratory diseases.

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