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Product Development Intern, Genome Analytics (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:

During the 12-week internship, the intern will help genomics team to develop automatic genome analytical pipelines and workflows (e.g single cell RNAseq), including data QC, visualization, and storage. This project will provide great benefits for cross-functional teams to explore data from single cell RNAseq and other next generation sequencing (NGS) related projects. The intern will learn the basics of NGS technologies and apply bioinformatic tools to streamline data analysis. At the end of the internship program, the intern will give a presentation summarizing work to an audience with a broad scientific background across Allogene teams.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with single cell RNAseq data and Oxford Nanopore sequencing data
  • Establish automatic single cell analysis pipeline using existing bioinformatic tools (e.g. Seurat, Monocle, GSEA)
  • NGS data alignment, QC, and functional annotation
  • Scientific literature review
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or above (completed or ongoing) in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Computational Biology, Genomics, Computer Science, or related field required (or relevant experience)
  • Proficiency in using Linux command line, R, or Python is required
  • Familiarity with bioinformatic analysis
  • 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.

Please be aware that the FBI recently issued a warning about an increased number of fake job postings for remote work employment that target applicants' personally identifiable information. All approved Allogene Therapeutics positions are accessible via the Allogene Careers page at