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Clinical Intern, Research Scientist (Summer 2023)

Internships | Hybrid in South San Francisco, CA | Full Time and Internship | From $25.00 to $28.00 per hour

Job Description


About Allogene Therapeutics, Inc:

Allogene Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company with a single-minded focus on pioneering the development of investigational allogeneic chimeric antigen receptor T cell (AlloCAR T™) products for cancer. Led by world-class management with significant experience in cell therapy, our fully integrated, in-house team of researchers is dedicated to discovery and translational research, development, and cell manufacturing.

At Allogene, we are developing a pipeline of off-the-shelf CAR T cell candidates, with the goal of delivering readily available cell therapy faster, more reliably, and at greater scale to more patients. For more information, please visit, and follow @AllogeneTx on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About the role:

The Clinical Research Scientist intern will be working with the clinical development team consisting mainly of physicians and clinical professionals. Intern will gain hands-on experience in developing the clinical trial materials, literature searches and reviews, review of trial data, and coordinating the completion of reports. The intern will gain knowledge of good clinical practices, and the guidelines followed in clinical trial conduct. It will give the intern insight into the world of the cross-functional trial team activities that go into running a clinical trial. Intern will report to Arun Balakumaran.

The selected candidates will be assigned a mentor and will have the opportunity to contribute to clinical trials in our solid tumors, and/or hematologic malignancies teams

The Clinical Research Scientist Intern may contribute to Cross-Functional Trial Team activities, including but not limited to developing the clinical trial protocol, clinical trial materials, literature searches and review, medical review of trial data, coordinating completion of clinical study reports.

The Clinical Research Scientist Intern will have their own assigned projects and will be expected to present their work to their study/project teams, and as a poster/abstract at Allogene symposium at the end of the internship

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Review of medical literature
  • Assisting Clinical Development team with Clinical trial data review
  • Data analysis of given project(s) and creating the slide deck
  • Presentation of the work at Intern symposium
  • Gaining overall understanding of clinical research and drug development including but not limited to Good Clinical Practices (GCPs), International Conference of Harmony (ICH) guidelines, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements & Experience:

  • Graduate students must be pursuing a master’s, PharmD or PhD degree
  • Working knowledge and or experience using key Microsoft suite of business tools including but not limited to Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, etc.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to prioritize effectively to deliver results within reasonably established timelines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication are essential in this collaborative work environment.
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

We offer a chance to work with talented people in a collaborative environment. The expected rate range for this role is $25.00 - $28.00 per hour. Actual pay will be determined based on experience, qualifications, geographic location, business needs, and other job-related factors permitted by law.

As an equal opportunity employer, Allogene is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job-related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. We also embrace differences in experience and background, and welcome diversity of opinions and thought with active recruitment and internships designed to create a stronger and better Allogene that is focused on developing life-changing products for patients.

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