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Intern: SELEX

SomaLogic, Inc.
Denver, CO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Invest in your career at SomaLogic and join our summer internship program: SomaU! Our teams are successful by using our values: we focus on results, trust each other, shine in our roles, actively practice respect, be humble and collectively change the world.

Wage Notice: $20/hour

Company Summary:

SomaLogic (NASDAQ: SLGC) was founded in 2000 with the goal of improving the well-being and quality of life of every individual by transforming how diseases were detected, diagnosed and managed. Building on decades of aptamer research, SomaLogic scientists developed a ground-breaking proteomics technology that overcomes the significant challenges of existing protein measuring technologies, with multiple applications across the biological and medical sciences.

Our mission is to leverage our proprietary technology to create, develop and commercialize innovative life science research tools and breakthrough clinical products that transform healthcare.

Position Summary:

We are seeking an intern to assist with our SELEX teams to support our SOMAmer® reagent discovery pipeline. This internship will provide opportunities to work in an industrial molecular biology laboratory, with a mix of high-throughput work and custom projects. The role is based in a highly collaborative department, and requires excellent organization, communication, and an eagerness to learn. You will be learning and performing various molecular assays that support our SELEX pipeline.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Learn and execute protocols related to our SELEX pipeline and SOMAmer characterization
  • Prepare reagents and buffers for various assays.
  • Assist with the tracking and organization of SOMAmer and protein samples.
  • Help with the conceptual design of custom experiments.
  • Coordinate and prioritize work by communicating with other SELEX teams and manager.


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Rising 2nd - 4th year undergraduate with applicable major in molecular/cellular biology, biochemistry, chemical and biological engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Required Skills:

  • Conceptual understanding of molecular biology techniques. Understanding of nucleic acid-protein interactions is a plus.
  • Some practical lab experience with molecular biology techniques such as qPCR, SDS-PAGE, immunoprecipitation, and sequence data analysis.
  • Organization and attention to detail for experimental and analysis tasks. Experience with Excel is a plus.

Work Environment:

  • Work is in a typical laboratory environment with personal protective equipment use.
  • Some office work is required for data analysis.
  • As Somalogic is a Hazardous Waste Generator, this position performs hazardous waste duties in accordance with internal controlled documents, local, State and Federal regulations

Internship program details:

  • Full time schedule – 40 hours/week M-F
  • 10 week summer assignment starting on June 5th 2023
  • Company issues laptop & equipment provided for the duration of internship program
  • Interns partner with a mentor and receive challenging work and experience a genuine work life balance

EEO Statement:

SomaLogic provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

SomaLogic, Inc.


Denver, CO
80203 USA



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