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Informatics and Software Engineering Internship


At Invitae, we're using genetics to improve healthcare for everyone. Working with us will give you an opportunity to use your skills to do real and tangible good -- impacting the lives of patients, families, and future generations to come! As a summer software or informatics intern you’ll work with Invitae’s engineering teams on software applications that enable personalized genetic testing.  Possible projects include improving the user interface for one of our internal applications, identifying and evaluating new annotation sources for clinical reporting, or streamlining software for assay development.


  • Work with software teams and project management to identify requirements for your project
  • Identify tools and technologies appropriate for the project
  • Follow software best practices during implementation (with help from the software teams)
  • Present work in a small group setting at the conclusion of the project


  • Currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program in Biology/Genetics/Bioinformatics or a related field at a college/university
  • At least 1 year of experience writing applications in Python, Java, and Javascript
  • Experience developing full-stack web-applications preferred
  • Must be self-motivated and work well in a cross-functional and interdisciplinary team environment
  • Keen attention to detail

Invitae envisions a world in which genomic sequencing routinely informs lifelong health care decisions. We provide comprehensive, rapid, and affordable genome sequencing and clinically relevant interpretations of genomic data. We are committed to enabling the utilization of genomic data in order to improve health, catalyze scientific and medical research, and contribute to improved outcomes for everyone. Invitae is an open, title ­free company that operates as a meritocracy. We focus intently on our ability to deliver reliable solutions that contribute to improving people's lives. We ruthlessly eliminate overhead and policies that interfere with productivity. We have excellent benefits. Our San Francisco location is in the famed McClintock building in the Mission/Potrero Hill area. We also have offices in Palo Alto and Oakland. All are within walking distance from public transportation and have parking options as well.

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