Chemistry Research Intern

POSTED: November 12, 2021
BUSINESS: On Target Laboratories
START DATE: Immediate Availability


On Target  Laboratories, Inc. discovers and develops targeted intra-operative imaging agents which illuminate malignant lesions and other diseased tissue. These imaging agents can be used by surgeons to help identify additional cancerous lesions and more precisely guide surgical oncologic procedures across a broad range of cancer types, thereby improving cancer surgery by helping to reduce the risk of recurrence and surgical complications for patients. 


  • Have background knowledge in chemistry
  • Conduct synthesis, purification, and analysis of small molecules.
  • Knows techniques such as TLC, silica column chromatography distillation.
  • Knows preparation of reagents, buffers and stock solutions.
  • Maintain lab instruments such as HPLC, LC/MS, UPLC UV spectrophotometer (Prior experience with these instruments preferred but not required).
  • Maintain lab inventory of supplies and routine lab cleanliness.
  • Knowledge of Literature search and report writing.


Specifically, the successful candidate will have:

  • A chemistry major
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Will have taken two semesters of organic chemistry and lab courses
  • Be self-motivated and eager to learn
  • Willing to work flexible hours
  • Preference for a prior laboratory research experience with academics or industry

This is a part-time position. Please submit cover letter and CV to

On Target Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. On Target Laboratories, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.


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