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Summer Intern - Research

The Insmed Summer Internship Program gives students an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a corporate environment in the pharmaceutical industry, receive mentoring from highly skilled professionals, and work on dynamic team projects. Our 12-week 2024 Summer Intern program is a full-time (40 hours per week), paid internship.


Additional representative responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following: 

  • Conduct experiments and analyze data under the direction of a supervising scientist.
  • Cloning of expression vectors and analysis of DNA sequences.
  • Utilize PCR to analyze gene expression.
  • Mammalian cell culture and transfection.
  • Characterization of biomolecules with analytical method, biological assays, spectroscopy and molecular biology methods.


  • Interested in pursuing a career in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Currently in full-time pursuit of a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or advanced level degree in biology, biomedical engineering, pharmaceutics, or related field.
  • High level understanding of molecular and cellular biology
  • Experience working in a research laboratory is desired.
  • Self-motivation and enthusiasm for research.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Must have excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail, clarity, accuracy and conciseness.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Must successfully exhibit Insmed’s five (5) corporate values: Collaboration, Accountability, Passion, Integrity & Respect; along with any other position specific competencies.
  • Individuals must demonstrate the ability to interact successfully in a dynamic and culturally diverse workplace.