Description:Boehringer Ingelheim is currently seeking a talented and innovative Co-Op candidate to join our Cancer Immunology and Immune Modulation (CI&IM) department located at our Ridgefield CT facility. The Co-op’s role will be to evaluate the interaction of the tumor microenvironment with cancer cells and the immune system. The Coop will assess novel technologies related to tumor immunology, cell lines and stromal signaling pathways with impact across different project teams and therapeutic areas. This position will involve extensive use immunological and molecular biology-based techniques. As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies’ success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim’s high regard for our employees Duties & Responsibilities:· Plan and perform experiments that align with CI&IM goals to understand the TME.· Design and perform- cell culture experiments, sample preparation for flow cytometry, in vivo mouse dosing, in vivo mouse surgeries, tissue harvest, stromal cell isolation, T cell isolation and culture, sample preparations and sequencing libraries for single cell chromatin accessibility, single cell transcriptomics, and contribute to novel spatial transcriptomics studies to further characterize TME in mouse models and human tumors.· Work in highly collaborative manner in a multidisciplinary team in a matrix-team environment within the Cancer Immunology Department; Stromal Biology, Myeloid Biology, In vivo, pathology and Bioinformatics groups· Write methods and technical reports; provide scientific interpretation of results with minimal guidance.· Present data at the end of internship in a poster or an oral presentation in the department meetings. Requirements:· Must be an Undergraduate, Graduate, or Professional Student in good academic standing.· Must have completed 12 credit hours within a related major and/or other related coursework.· Overall, cumulative GPA (from last completed quarter) must be at least 3.000 (on 4.0 scale) or better (No rounding up).· Major must be related to the field of internship. Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities: · Currently enrolled student in a molecular biology, immunology, cell biology, biochemistry or related. MS or PhD Graduate student preferred· Must have prior wet lab experience demonstrated via hands-on relevant research experience.· Must have good understanding of basic scientific principles and research practices in the field of immunology, molecular biology and cancer research· Familiarity or prior experience with flow cytometry, tumor immunology and cell culture preferred.· Excellent oral and written communication skills; highly organized and efficient record keeping Eligibility Requirements: Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)Must be 18 years of age or older Who We Are:At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.Want to learn more? Visit boehringer-ingelheim.com and join us in our effort to make more health.Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Puerto Rico LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; physical or psychiatric disability; veteran or military status; domestic violence victim status; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.