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Biosciences Intern

Biosciences Intern

  • Location United States - California - San Diego
  • Travel required
  • Job category IT&S Group
  • Relocation available
  • Job type Graduates
  • Job code 131157BR
  • Experience level
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Job summary

About the role

Are you passionate about developing new processes using biology-based systems to meet the world’s energy demands while transitioning to a low-carbon economy? Come join our team of scientist and engineers working on finding answers to complex challenges. You will learn about approaches for development and deployment of innovative energy bio-based technologies, from origination to commercialization, and advance bp’s agenda towards a net zero world.

At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and exciting environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to encouraging an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

About You

  • Interact closely with biosciences capability teams, synthetic biology, biochemistry/enzymology, microbiology and analytical.
  • Perform lab-based research and experimentation in support of active projects
  • Apply biological and engineering principles to design, build and optimize enzymatic and microbial processes for the production of low carbon biofuels and bio-molecules
  • Delve into the latest in biological and biochemical technology, with an emphasis on low-carbon industrial practices
Minimum Requirements
  • Must have cumulative and major GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Must be in final year, graduating by May 2022
  • No sponsorship available for this position
  • Pursuing Bachelor or Master’s degree in Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, or related disciplines.

Desirable Criteria
  • Self-motivated with an enthusiastic and proactive, passionate approach to learn and inspire
  • Be an imaginative / creative problem solver
  • Energetic communicator open to co-create and collaborate on a cross-functional team
  • Keen analytical skills and critical thinking to design and execute experiments and interpret results.

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