2023 Internship – Biological Sciences Intern – John Hopkins

2023 Internship – Biological Sciences Intern – John Hopkins

Are you interested in finding new ways to use biology to tackle today’s National Security and National Health challenges? Are you passionate about using your knowledge of molecular biology to enable new capabilities? Do you thrive in a diverse, fast-paced and highly-collaborative scientific environment?

They are seeking an intern who is passionate about biology to join our Biological Sciences group to contribute to our mission of using biology to address challenges that are impossible to solve with other domains of sciences.

Location: Laurel, Maryland

Id: 51235

If you are pursuing a BS or MS in Biology or a related discipline and want to work in an exciting and collaborative environment to solve ambitious problems, we’d love to have you join our group.

As a member of our group you will…

  • Work with biologists on projects related to biochemistry and molecular biology, system and signal engineering, virology and microbiology, marine biology, and computational biology
  • Collaborate with biologists and biochemists on driving innovation in the biological sciences to enable new capabilities addressing critical challenges
  • Network and learn from experienced individuals with diverse backgrounds.
  • Participate in a lively and collaborative group culture that encourages big ideas.


You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you…

  • Are pursuing a BS or MS in Biology, Chemistry, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Bioinformatics, Marine Biology, or other related fields.
  • Have strong communication and collaboration skills, including the ability to lead and contribute to teams from any position.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to execute experimentation and data analysis independently.
  • Can demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To ensure the safety and well-being of the community, APL has established a policy requiring that all staff be vaccinated against COVID-19. All staff members must provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious accommodation by their start date.
  • Are able to obtain an interim Secret level security clearance by your start date and can ultimately obtain a Secret level clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.
    You’ll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you have experience in…
  • Bacterial/mammalian cell culture
  • Nucleic acid isolation and manipulation (e.g. PCR)
  • Protein purification
  • DNA sequencing library prep
  • Plant growth, maintenance, and experimental methods
  • Next-generation sequencing data analysis
  • Python, R, or Perl programming languages
  • Relational databases (e.g. SQL)
  • Production of interactive data visualizations (e.g. D3)
  • Fish and crustacean husbandry
  • Water quality analysis, tracking, and adjusting
  • Why work at APL?

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