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Internship at Isis Pharmaceuticals

Employer Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Position Scientific Intern

Deadline February 27, 2009


Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is a drug discovery and development company focused exclusively on the untapped therapeutic target, RNA. The goal of everyone at Isis is to develop new medicines that will improve patients’ lives. Antisense drug discovery and development is the cornerstone of Isis. The Company is the leader in all aspects of antisense technology advancement, including mechanism research, the development of new chemistries, novel formulations and innovative drugs. Isis has a broad antisense pipeline with drugs in all phases of preclinical and clinical development to treat a wide variety of health conditions, including cardiovascular, metabolic, neurodegenerative, ocular, inflammatory diseases and cancer.

2009 Scientific Internship Program

Our summer intern program is for undergraduate level students. Interns work side-by-side with leading scientific professionals in areas such as: Pharmacology, Biochemistry; Cellular and Molecular Biology; Medicinal Chemistry; Analytical Chemistry; Process Chemistry; Oligonucleotide Manufacturing; Pharmaceutics; Toxicology; and Pharmacokinetics. Program Highlights: Paid positions. Eligible Interns receive a housing/living stipend. Designed to complement a student’s university studies with relevant, hands-on industry experience.

-High School Diploma

-Currently enrolled in a Scientific Bachelorette program
-Minimum 3.0 GPA

-Must be able to enter program between 5/18/09 and 6/22/09.
-Able and willing to commit to a 40 hour work week and work through 8/14/09.
-Good communication skills and the ability to work both independently and with others.
-Organized, self starter with good problem solving skills
Application must be received no later than February 27, 2009. For immediate consideration, please apply online by visiting our website, Reference Requisition 187. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. PRINCIPALS ONLY.

Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is an EEO/AA M/F D/V Employer.

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