Biotechnology Industrial Internship

To ensure that trainees experience the process and the problems associated with the development of biotechnology products, each trainee is required to complete an internship in a practical or biotechnology company. Trainees are expected to fulfill this internship requirement any time after their second year as a graduate student at The University of Kansas. The site for the trainee's internship and the duration of the internship will be decided in consultation with the trainer and the Steering Committee.

Potential industrial internship sites include Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL; Allergan, Irvine, CA; Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA; Amylin, San Diego, CA. Aptuit, Kansas City, MO; AstraZeneca, Wilmington, DE; Biogen-IDEC, San Diego, CA; Boehringer-Ingelheim, Ridgefield, CT; Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Brunswick, NJ; Cephalon, West Chester, PA; Centocor, Chesterbrook, PA ; Conjugon, Inc., Madison, WI; Eli Lilly Research Laboratories, Indianapolis, IN; FibroGen, Inc., San Francisco, CA; Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc., St. Louis, MO; Human Genome Sciences, Rockville, MD; Genentech, Inc., South San Francisco, CA; Gilead Sciences, Foster City, CA; Genzyme, Cambridge, MA, MedImmune, Inc., Philadelphia, PA; Merck Research Laboratories, West Point, PA; MGI Pharma, Inc., Bloomington, MN; Millennium Pharmaceutical, Cambridge, MA; Neurocrine Biosciences; San Diego, CA; Novartis, Cambridge, MA; Pfizer, Groton, CT; Procter & Gamble Co., Cincinnati, OH; Sanofi-Aventis, Malvern, PA; Schering-Plough, Palo Alto, CA; Shire Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA; TransForm Pharmaceuticals, Lexington, MA; Vertex, Cambridge, MA; and Wyeth Research, Cambridge, MA. Every effort will be made to select an internship environment that will complement the trainee's research interests and his/her career, goals and objectives.


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