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Computation Research Intern – Biomaterials Lab

We seek full-time research interns from multiple disciplines in life sciences (biology, biochemistry, physiology), engineering (biological, chemical, biomedical, materials, mechanical), related fields (chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences), or computational sciences. Candidates should be enrolled in a degree program. Some research experience (4+ months) is preferred. Our research group, under Jeff Karp and Yuhan Lee, consists of engineers, chemists, biologists, and materials scientists. We focus on developing rapidly translatable and radically simple solutions to challenges in drug delivery, diagnostics, and materials science.

The intern will be responsible for multiple tasks:

–    Interpreting data sets on material and device properties collected by the lab

–    Performing statistics on data sets with the aid of computational software (e.g. MATLAB, Python, R)

–    Visualizing data sets through graphs, figures, and animations

The following skills are highly desired:

–    Computer programming (e.g. MATLAB, Python, R)

–    Computer-aided design (CAD) (e.g. SolidWorks, Autodesk software)

–    Data visualization (e.g. Prism, Adobe Creative Cloud software)

–    Statistical analysis (e.g. t-tests)

Students will be supervised and and mentored by research fellows and faculty from MIT and Harvard Medical School. Interns are expected to become highly self-directed in conceiving and testing hypotheses, and to strive to maximize the benefits of their time with us. Free transportation to BWH from Metro Boston area is available through Mass General Brigham shuttle services.

Please specify in your cover letter the date you would be available to start, and until what month you can stay. These dates are flexible, but we require full-time (35+ hr/wk) commitment for 6+ months. Address applications to James Baylis (

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