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Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab

Job Description

Description

Do you love to study something and find ways to make it better?

Do you want to work as part of a team to execute research, develop, and analyze projects in the areas of aerosol sciences, epidemiology, and/or biology?

 

If you are pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Bioaerosol Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Genetics, Environmental Sciences, Public Health, Epidemiology, or a similar major and want to work in an exciting and collaborative environment to solve challenging technical national security problems, we’d love to have you join our team for the summer.

 

As an intern on our team…

  • You will learn standard biological and aerosol laboratory and analytic skills as well as methods for operation of analytical instrumentation and support experimentation.
  • You will contribute to activities that may include experimental design, conducting experiments in a laboratory or field setting, analysis of data, and presentation of results.
  • You will be involved with topic areas including the effects of the environment on biological organisms, genomic sequencing and metagenomic analysis of organisms in complex environmental samples, and single organism analytical tool development.

Qualifications

You meet our minimum qualifications if you…

  • Pursing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Bioaerosol Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Genetics, Environmental Sciences, Public Health, Epidemiology, or a similar major
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Excel at analytical thinking and creative problem solving
  • Have a general comprehension of biology-related fields such as microbiology as well as some awareness of general laboratory equipment and methods
  • To access APL’s facilities and networks, U.S. Citizenship status is required, subject to applicable laws.
  • Can demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To ensure the safety and well-being of the community, APL has established a policy requiring that all staff be vaccinated against COVID-19. All staff members must provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious accommodation by their start date.

You will go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you…

  • Have experience with Matlab, Labview, Python Java, and/or basic microbiology culture technique.

About Us

APL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, occupation, marital or familial status, political opinion, personal appearance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

 

APL is committed to promoting an innovative environment that embraces diversity, encourages creativity, and supports inclusion of new ideas. In doing so, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including those with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Accommodations@jhuapl.edu. Only by ensuring that everyone’s voice is heard are we empowered to be bold, do great things, and make the world a better place.

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