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R&D Systems 2014 Summer Internship Program

R&D Systems is pleased to offer 11 internship opportunities for third-year, or junior-level, college students interested in the biological sciences. The internships are designed to provide training and research experience at R&D Systems for students who want to develop their skills in a professional, industrial environment. The internships offer an hourly wage of $14.80, and all are full-time, 40 hour-week positions. Internship work hours are generally from 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Parking at R&D Systems is free.  Housing and relocation assistance is not available for this program.

This year’s student internships are to be completed in an eleven-week period starting June 2nd and ending August 15th.

Program Requirements:

This program was designed for college students at the end of their Junior year.  Eligible students must be junior-level college students, as determined by the number of college credits completed by the application deadline. Applicants must have a major in biology, chemistry, or a related life sciences field and hold a GPA of 3.0 or better in science courses. Successful applicants must have completed introductory science courses and made progress in required upper-division science coursework.


The application deadline is March 7, 2014. Finalists will be interviewed and notified of internship selections no later than May 9, 2014.

How to Apply:

Required application materials include a cover letter, résumé, official transcript(s) from all colleges attended, and a list of two professional or academic references, including names and contact information. A letter of recommendation is also preferred but not required. To apply, applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé, and list of references online on the Career Opportunities page of our company website.  The cover letter must include the selection and rank of your top internship choices (up to four total).  Official transcripts should be sent by standard mail directly to the company.  Official transcript(s) and all other application materials should be postmarked no later than March 7, 2014, and mailed directly to the company at the following address: R&D Systems, Inc., Attn: Internship Program, 614 McKinley Place NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413-2610.

Applicants need send only one copy of application materials.

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