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Laboratory Summer Intern (2138)

Job Description

Myriad Mental Health, previously Assurex Health is a personalized medicine company dedicated to helping clinicians determine the right medication for individual patients with medical conditions. Myriad Mental Health's proprietary technology is based on pharmacogenomics -- the study of the genetic factors that influence an individual's response to drug treatments as well as evidence-based medicine and clinical pharmacology. The company was founded in 2006 to commercialize industry-leading personalized medicine technology developed by Assurex Health based on technology licensed from Mayo Clinic and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Myriad Mental Health is the only company in the category with multiple peer-reviewed, published studies that demonstrate the clinical validity and clinical utility of its technology, including its substantial health care cost savings benefit.

Job Overview
Under the close mentorship of their assigned laboratory supervisor, Laboratory Summer Intern will assist the laboratory with basic laboratory tasks while furthering their knowledge in the operation of the molecular diagnostic laboratory. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in molecular biology techniques. In addition, research experience performed independently, in either an academic or industry setting, is also highly desirable.


  • Assists the R&D team with the development of sophisticated clinical molecular tests
  • Tests will include experimental design, data collection, independent problem solving, and data analysis
  • Development activities will also require documentation, requiring excellent technical communication and writing skills
  • Performs other administrative and general laboratory duties as assigned after appropriate training is completed.


  • Currently enrolled in molecular biology, genetics or related life sciences undergraduate degree.
  • Excellent time management, scheduling, and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work effectively under tight timelines and schedules
  • Ability to work independently and as a contributing team member
  • Ability to sense the importance or impact of issues and situations and take appropriate actions
  • Must be flexible, innovative, and self-motivated
  • Must have the flexibility to work extra hours to meet corporate and departmental goals
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills


  • The Laboratory Summer Intern position is on-site only
  • Must be available for a minimum duration of 8 weeks, and 8 hours per day
* The summer internship program is contingent upon Myriad’s COVID-19 policies.  

About Us

Myriad Genetics Inc., is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics. Myriad discovers and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests that: determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across six major medical specialties where molecular diagnostics can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs. Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives: maintaining leadership in an expanding hereditary cancer market, diversifying its product portfolio through the introduction of new products and increasing the revenue contribution from international markets. For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website: .

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender,national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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About the Team

Myriad Neuroscience, a business unit of Myriad Genetics, specializes in pharmacogenomic testing. The GeneSight® Psychotropic test, developed in the Myriad Neuroscience clinical laboratory, analyzes clinically important genetic variations that may impact how a patient metabolizes and responds to certain psychiatric medications. The results of the test provides clinicians with information about which medications may require dose adjustments, may be less likely to work, or may have an increased risk of side effects based on patient’s genetic makeup.