Intern - Technical

Job Description

Organization: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Diagnostics
Requisition Number: 242952
Primary Location: United States-California-Berkeley
Assignment Category: Full-time temporary
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: No

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Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as a Summer Intern


This is a role well suited to an excellent biological sciences student, with established laboratory skills, looking to gain practical experience in diagnostics R&D. As a Summer Intern, you will be responsible for:


  • In your activities you will learn the early stages of assay development in an industry leading diagnostics company setting
  • You will plan projects, acquire materials, execute experiments, and learn documentation and scientific communication
  • You will be part of a collaborative research team in the area of diagnostics as applied to pharmaceutical clinical trials
  • You will develop fundamental skills in molecular biology

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers

  • You have established lab skills such as pipetting, sterile technique, etc.
  • You have some experience with scientific documentation in the form of lab notebooks or electronic lab notebooks
  • You have some experience in molecular biology techniques
  • You have a good understanding of basic immunoassays as applied to human serum testing; hands-on ELISA experience is a plus
  • You have well developed verbal and written communication skills, and are comfortable working in a collaborative team environment
  • More advanced knowledge of data analysis and statistical software tools is a plus

Required skills to have for the success of this role


  • Student in the 3rd or 4th year of a bachelor’s degree; or a graduate student
  • Has completed at least 2 years of coursework in biological sciences
  • Basic lab skills have been established
  • Interest and aptitude for applied in vitro diagnostics research

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.


If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at


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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.



Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

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