Careers at OncoMed

OncoMed, a pioneer and leader in the development of novel cancer therapies directed toward immuno-oncology targets, fosters a culture of innovation as the company strives to provide significant alternatives for the treatment of cancer.

Headquartered in Redwood City, California, our employees bring a passionate dedication to the advancement of novel treatments for patients with cancer.

Open Positions:

2018 OncoMed Research Internship Program

Position summary:

OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical development-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing first-in-class immuno-oncology therapeutics. The OncoMed Summer Research Internship Program was created to introduce undergraduate and graduate level students to careers in oncology research in the biotechnology industry. Our internship program provides motivated students with an outstanding training environment that fosters creativity and learning in the following areas:

  • Cancer Immunology/Immunotherapy
  • Protein and Antibody Engineering
  • Process and Bioanalytical Development
  • Bioinformatics and Diagnostics
  • Translational Medicine
  • Finance

Short term internships at Oncomed last 3 months and are open to students between May and September. A number of 6 and 12 month long-term internships are also available in Cancer Immunonology and Translational Medicine. Interns will work alongside individual Scientists and attend group research meetings and seminars. In addition, interns will have the opportunity to present their work at the conclusion of the program. A monthly stipend is provided; however, all housing, travel, and meals are the responsibility of the intern.

To Apply:

To be considered, please email a current curriculum vitae (CV) or resumé and a cover letter that describes your experience and interests to Please include the following area of interest reference code(s) when applying:

  • SI-1 Cancer Immunology/Immunotherapy
  • SI-2 Process and Bioanalytical Development
  • SI-3 Translational Medicine
  • SI-4 Bioinformatics and Diagnostics
  • SI-5 Protein and Antibody Engineering and Purification
  • SI-6 Finance