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Medical Research Internship (Remote)

Over the course of 15 weeks you'll have the opportunity to work with student-scientists all across the country to perform high-impact research in the field of biotechnology in small interdisciplinary teams. You will propose innovative ideas with your teammates to develop new biotech products. Earn equity while working in the unique environment of a start-up company! The deadline for applying is November 18, 2022.

Duration: January 17 - May 12, 2023
Location: Work from home. You must live in the U.S.
Hours: 12 hours per week
Preferred graduation year
2023 - 2026
Number of positions available:
Salary: Equity compensation


* Begin a career in biomedical research
* Gain experience relevant for higher education
* Earn equity in a start-up
* Training is provided
* Flexible work schedule
* Remote work
* Earn college credit according to your university's requirements
* Chances to work with top experts in the industry
* Obtain a letter of recommendation at the end of the work cycle

Berkeley Pharma Tech is seeking a part time research college interns to participate in our Medical Research Bootcamp. Interns will be divided into groups of 4 or 5, and each group will receive a different challenge for the semester (earlier applicants get first choice). They will be working with the team and closely with the director to research and innovate a new medicine that can be used to treat current diseases. If the research is successful, Berkeley Pharma Tech can assist the team in transforming into a startup, where the team members will be at the forefront of innovation and have the chance to work with industry experts. This position is responsible for reviewing the current literature on PubMed, attending relevant webinars, technical writing, and other tasks as assigned. The ideal candidate for this position has demonstrated commitment to the medical research career path, with an interest in eventually pursuing a PhD in biomedical research, bioengineering, chemistry or a relevant field. He/She is not content with the status quo within the STEM field, is an ambitious problem solver, and is constantly coming up with innovative ideas. The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment is critical. This position offers a significant level or responsibility and an opportunity for growth to an ambitious individual seeking to begin a career in biomedical research. Some of the medical challenges this position might be tasked with will include finding a new treatment for diabetes, slowing down cellular degeneration and more. In addition, leadership opportunities are available for those who have had successful prior experience.


* Conduct research on PubMed and other scholarly databases
* Conduct literature searches and other independent research
* Innovate and brainstorm ideas relevant to the topic
* Assist with coordinating project activity and communicating with the BizDev team
* Assist with preparing project reports, memos, presentations, and proposals
* Perform other duties as assigned


* High-school degree is preferred
* Currently enrolled in Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology, Bioengineering, or relevant courses
* Strong writing skills required
* Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
* Ability to initiate and conduct work independently and efficiently
* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a collaborative environment
* Experience with using statistics or data, technical writing, research, and lab work are a plus.
* Proficiency in online research, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required


Vanloan Nguyen, Director,