Cell Signaling Technology

  • Summer Internship - Lab Positions

    Job Locations US-MA-Danvers | US-MA-Beverly
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/31/2019 12:53 PM)
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  • Company Overview

    Application Instructions:


    Applications will be accepted ONLY online via the CST careers page from January 1st - February 28th and should include the following, in one document, if possible:

    • Resume with a link to a YouTube Video (60-second video introducing yourself, and describing how an internship at CST will contribute to your future goals)
    • 1 Recommendation letter (if needed, this can be emailed separately to internships@cellsignal.com)
    • Copy of unofficial transcript

    Note: Instructions on how to upload videos to YouTube can be found here.


    Returning interns should apply with an updated copy of resume only.  No other application material is needed.


    Program dates:

    College Students - May 18th - August 7th

    High School Students - June 22nd - August 21st


    Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST) is a worldwide leader in the development and commercialization of antibodies, assays and research tools. As a company of scientists for scientists, we have developed PTMScan®, a technology to discover protein post-translational modifications, PhosphoSitePlus®, an online resource for investigation of post-translational modifications, and XMT® technology, a proprietary method to develop exceptional monoclonal antibodies. We are fully committed to developing new research tools to help define the mechanisms underlying cell function and disease, thereby broadly accelerating progress in biomedical research and medicine.

    Position Summary

    One of our most successful community initiatives is our Summer Internship Program. By employing and training students from our surrounding communities and colleges, CST is able to provide our summer interns with a positive hands-on experience at the bench, where they can help perform experiments and learn valuable technical skills from our knowledgeable CST scientists. Many of the student interns are invited to continue their internship for consecutive years, and after completing their science degrees, some return to CST as full-time employees. Our internship positions are paid positions and are full-time, Monday-Friday.


    CST offers hands-on laboratory internship opportunities in a variety of departments across the organization, including product development, production, and research.  Responsibilities will vary depending upon the lab and may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Cell culture
    • Molecular biology responsibilities, such as cloning, PCR, peptide conjugation, etc.
    • SDS-PAGE, western analysis, immunoprecipitation, immunofluorescence, etc.
    • Preparation of media and buffers
    • Validation of monoclonal antibodies for use in Immunohistochemistry
    • Antibody engineering, epitope mapping, purification and validation


    • Must be a rising Senior in High School or be currently enrolled in an Undergraduate program in the Sciences (Graduate students are not elgible for this program)
    • Have successfully completed a high school Biology and Chemistry class
    • Should possess a passion for science and learning
    • Exhibit strong communication and collaborations skills


    Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, status as a veteran or as a member of the military or status in any group protected by applicable federal or state laws.


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