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QUIP

The Queen’s Undergraduate Internship Program (QUIP) offers employers an opportunity to hire interns for a 12-16 month period.  During the internship, students will have the chance to apply the knowledge and skills they have been gaining through their classroom and co-curricular experiences at Queen’s, while making a valuable contribution to your organization.

  • Internships are 12 to 16 month, paid, professional work experiences
  • Students are eligible to participate after completing their 2nd or 3rd year of undergraduate studies
  • The program is open to students from Engineering, Computing, and Arts & Sciences

You can apply for QUIP here.

Current Available QUIP positions:


 

Position and Company Additional Details Expiry

Bioinformatician Student Intern

SickKids, Toronto

May and September 2020 starts available

 

 

As a QUIP student, your expected duties include:
Working closely with biologists and clinicians to provide customized bioinformatics/computational support throughout their studies.
Systematic exploration of high-dimensional data to identify issues of practical or theoretical importance using mathematical/computational approaches
Evaluate existing algorithms and develop new user-friendly tools for data analysis
Integrative analysis from multi-data types generated internally as well as use of publicly available datasets.
Data analysis and preparation of figures and manuscripts for publications.

Expires January 20, 2020

 

Zymeworks

Vancouver 108880

Co-op Student, Oncology (2)

Supports mammalian tissue culture activities of the Oncology team using aseptic techniques
Ensures cell lines are properly expanded, frozen down and databases updated as required
Assists in interrogating antibody binding specificity utilizing either ELISA, FACS or Imaging
Performs functional characterization of antibodies using, for example, cell growth inhibition assays, co-culture assays, ADCC, CDC or TDCC assays
Performs FACS and High Content Imaging studies

Expires January 26, 2020

Zymeworks

Vancouver 108875

 

Co-op Student, Oncology (1)

in Oncology group, maintaining numerous immortalized tumour cell lines using sterile technique.
Ensures cell lines are properly expanded, cryopreserved and databases updated as required.
Performs functional characterization of bioconjugates using, for example, cell growth inhibition assays and co-culture assays.
Performs immunoassays for the characterization of bioconjugates from various biological matrices.
Supports characterization of antibodies and antibody drug conjugates using flow cytometry, ELISA,
SDS-PAGE, HPLC-HIC, HPLC-SEC and other methods as required.

Expires January 26, 2020

Zymeworks

Vancouver 108872

Co-op Student, Assay Development

Supports mammalian tissue culture activities of the assay group using aseptic techniques
Ensures cell lines are properly expanded, frozen down and databases updated as required
Assists in interrogating antibody binding specificity utilizing either ELISA, FACS or Imaging
Works closely with other members of the assay development team and will support the setup of ADC, ADCC, CDC or TDCC assays
Performs FACS and High Content Imaging studies

Expires January 26, 2020