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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Chemistry Intern Full Time in Laval, QC

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Branch Laval QC CA

Position:
Chemistry Intern
Location:
Laval, QC

Pharmaceuticals (Canada) Inc. A unique, fast-paced, and innovative pharmaceutical company – one that is….

Vertex
Pharmaceuticals (Canada) Inc. is seeking a highly motivated, creative and
innovative intern student in Chemistry to join our Laval, Quebec Research
group for 16 weeks. Our team is dedicated to discovering new therapeutic
agents for cystic fibrosis and serious renal diseases. As part of this internship, the candidate
will have the opportunity to work with a team of more than 20 biologists. As
part of this internship, the candidate will have the opportunity to work with
a team of more than 20 chemists. He/she will have the opportunity to
participate in the various stages of drug discovery by being part of a
leading medicinal chemistry department. The candidate will be familiarized
with modern synthetic methods, analysis and submission of compounds for
biological and pharmacokinetic evaluation.
Basic knowledge of flow chemistry is an asset.

The candidate will have to follow good
laboratory practices and security rules and regulations as specified by
Vertex health and safety guidelines.

At
Vertex, learning by doing is what we’re all about. As an intern with us, you
will have the opportunity to learn about the pharmaceutical industry from a
hands-on perspective. You will learn from some of the brightest people in the
industry, while working on projects geared toward helping you obtain real
life professional experience that will serve you one day in your own
career.The Vertex Internship Program offers you the opportunity to be part of
a unique, fast-paced, and innovative pharmaceutical company – one that is
focused on creating new possibilities in medicine, so people with serious
diseases can lead better lives. The company offers a base salary and the
reimbursement of public transportation.

Minimum Qualifications
The prerequisites in order to apply
for the internship program at Vertex are :
Bachelor.
(B.Sc. in progress) in Chemistry with the completion of 30 credits and continue
his studies next semester;
Proven
experience in at least one internship completed;
Strong
ability to read and understand scientific articles. Integrate, analyze and
interpret results;
Demonstrates
the ability to effectively work in a team with interactions with members of a
multidisciplinary team and the ability to work independently;
Be eligible
to NSERC funding for the upcoming internship
(GPA greater than or equal to 2,7);
Good
communication in English and French is an asset.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Laval, QC, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-21
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