WuXi AppTec

Biology Intern

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HD Biosciences Inc., a WuXi AppTec company, located in San Diego, is looking for a highly motivated biology intern to join our assay development team to support cell based assay and biochemical assay projects.


  • Support in vitro scientist with cell culture, cell based assay and biochemical assay projects.
  • Support lab maintenance with buffer and medium preparation
  • Support compound dispensing, cell preparation and assay plate reading
  • Support reagent preparation, biochemical assay development and routine compound screening etc.
  • Support lab inventory checking and autoclaving on the weekly basis.

Job Requirements:

  • Follow SOPs and perform projects for cell based assay and biochemical assay.
  • Deep understanding of cell biology and experience in mammalian cell culture.
  • Scientific creativity, critical thinking and fast learning capabilities.
  • Effectively communicate with internal team colleagues and external clients to promote world-class services.


  • Must be able to work in an office environment with minimal noise conditions.
  • Must be able to work in Lab setting with exposure to Animals/biohazards / Chemicals (List specific Chemicals)
  • Must not have animal allergies to applicable species in this facility
  • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE
  • Must be able to work in environment with variable noise levels
  • Ability to stand /Sit/walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to Lift 10 lbs routinely
  • Ability to crouch, bend, twist, and reach
  • Ability to push/pull 10 lbs routinely/ often / occasionally
  • Clarity of Vision
  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors
  • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions
  • Ability to climb Ladders / Stairs / Scaffolding
  • Ability to work in variable temperatures high to freezing
  • Inside/outside working conditions

Experience / Education       

  • Demonstrated strong understanding of scientific procedures with technical proficiency in molecular and cell biology
  • Outstanding written and oral communication and interpersonal skills to seamlessly fit within a teamwork driven environment.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills
  • Need to be able to read, write and understand English
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)


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