Job Description

Abide Therapeutics is seeking a highly motivated Biology Student Intern to contribute to the identification and development of novel small-molecule drugs targeting the serine hydrolase enzyme family. Abide’s mission is to develop innovative medicines that target serine hydrolases, one of the largest enzyme classes in nature with validated, but mostly untapped therapeutic potential. Abide is a privately held biotechnology company. This position will be based in our San Diego, California laboratory. If you thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and enjoy creative and challenging work, Abide may be the company for you. We are currently seeking a Biology Student Intern to join our team. The successful candidate will be a highly organized and detail-oriented student with a positive attitude and willingness to learn. This will be invaluable experience for a student looking to attain laboratory skills and gain hands on experience using essential equipment for pharmacology and biology research. The work hours will be flexible, approximately 10 – 20 hours per week. 

1. Wash glassware, stack glass plates and pour large format gels for electrophoresis. 

2. Prepare buffers, dilute reagents (e.g. probes), and maintain reagent stocks. 

3. Monitor and order common biological and chemical laboratory supplies. 

4. Assist scientists in experimental setup such preparation of protein reagents (e.g. tissue extracts).

5. Assist with compound management. Label, solubilize and dilute compounds using robotic equipment. 

6. Other miscellaneous general laboratory duties. 


  • Undergraduate pursuing a degree in the biological sciences
  • Practical experience in a laboratory environment preferred
  • Must be able to work productively in a fast-paced collaborative team environment
  • Willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication skills are essential

For additional information about Abide Therapeutics, Inc. please visit our website at For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter to (please include job code SI2018.03.27). Abide Therapeutics, Inc. is an EEO employer.

Desired Major(s)

Neurosciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Leadership/Healthcare (archived), Public Health, Microbiology, Global Health, Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Biological Sciences

All fields required.

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