MIT Biotechnology Group

Research Experience in Biopharma MIT grad class Fall 2018

Are you a PhD Student wondering about R&D in industry?
Why not try it out as part of an internship class?

No industry experience necessary or expected.
You must be a PhD student who has passed your department’s qualifying exams.
Enrollment is also open to students outside 7 and 20.
International students would need to talk to the ISO about using OPT.

This Fall 2018, 20.930/7.930: Research Experience in Biopharma will run for the fourth time. We match graduate students with industry mentors to conduct research on-site at a local biotech or pharma company. Students work at the company 10 hours/week and attend weekly lectures (Mondays at 1) covering topics of science and business in the biotech/pharma industry.

Recent host companies have included Novartis, Pfizer, Amgen, Merrimack, and Vertex. Feedback from students and mentors has been overwhelmingly positive.
Instructors are Prof. Amy Keating, Prof. Doug Lauffenburger, and Dr. Sean Clarke. Contact with any questions.

Pre-registration starts May 1 and runs through June 18 (not required, but extremely helpful).
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