Intern - Germline Bioinformatics at Invitae
Location: Remote in the U.S.A.
What is the Invitern Program?
The Invitern Program offers opportunities for students, recent grads, or those who are early in their career to develop industry skills through Invitae’s internship roles.
With each opportunity, we aim to create an experience for our interns (Inviterns!) that is enhanced by mentorship, networking opportunities, and impactful work. Throughout the duration of this program, we hope to offer a sense of community with our Inviterns and build lasting relationships. Our hope is that Inviterns become future Invitaens!
The 2022 Summer Invitern Program is a paid internship and will start June 6th, 2022 and commence August 12, 2022.
Late October 2021 - Invitern role open for applications
December 2021 - Inviterns selected
June 2022 - Inviterns start
August 2022 - Invitern Program ends
Germline Bioinformatics Intern
Invitae’s bioinformatics team develops innovative methods which are robust, scalable and accurate, and which help inform medical decision-making for millions of customers every year. As a Bioinformatics Intern at Invitae, you will be guided by a technical mentor and work closely with bioinformaticians and engineers to improve Invitae’s germline bioinformatics analysis pipeline. You will be responsible for prototyping new techniques for calling genetic events, providing data analysis to guide improvements of existing methods, and presenting your ideas to the bioinformatics team.
- Masters or PhD student in Bioinformatics, computer science or related quantitative disciplines, with demonstrated experience in bioinformatics
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- General software development experience, ideally in Python and version control tools (git)
- Comfortable working remotely
- Eager to learn and share your ideas!
At Invitae, we value diversity and provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.