Summer Internships

Ann Arbor, MI

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Job Description

Cayman Chemical Company is a global biomedical research company based in Ann Arbor, MI. Cayman helps make research possible by supplying scientists worldwide with basic research tools necessary for advancing human and animal health. 

Cayman is currently seeking candidates for a variety of internship positions beginning in May through August both in our Chemistry and Biochemistry departments. All intern positions are paid.

Organic Chemistry Lab Interns will assist Scientists with organic synthesis in a laboratory setting. The position will entail assisting with reaction set-up, isolation, purification, and characterization of organic compounds.  Additional general lab duties may be asked depending on the specific chemistry lab and/or the skills demonstrated by interns during their internship.

Biochemistry Interns will learn and assist with biochemical production, purification, analysis and quality control. Interns will prepare common laboratory buffers, laboratory dishwashing and maintenance of excel databases and lab notebooks. Interns may learn and perform basic cell biology techniques including cell lysis, ELISA, enzyme activity and inhibition assays, protein purification, western blot analysis, and flow cytometry.

In order to be considered, please highlight your relevant coursework and lab experience on your resume in detail when applying online. Also indicate why you are seeking Cayman for your internship and which area of focus you are interested in. 

Skills & Requirements

These internship opportunities are for college level students studying in a relevant field of Chemistry or Biochemistry.