About Ichor Life Sciences

Since its founding in 2013 in the Finger Lakes higher education corridor, Ichor has studied fundamental mechanisms of aging to develop new classes of drugs dedicated to helping people live longer, healthier lives.

Internship Program

Academic rigor in a fast-paced industrial environment. Build your own success story within the embattled training grounds of Ichor’s laboratories.

Extraordinary Experience for Extraordinary People


Earn College Credit

Receive college credit for your internship!


Gain Skills

Learn marketable skills in an industrial setting.


Use Expensive Toys

Hands-on training with best-in-class equipment.



Meet investors, employers, and professionals.


Get Paid

Repeat interns are eligible for a stipend.


Get a Job

Many Ichor employees are former interns!

Eligibility Requirements

All applicants must meet the outlined eligibility criteria to be considered. Positions are open to high school, undergraduate, graduate, and post-degree individuals.

  • Minimum 15 hours per week availability.
  • 3.0+ GPA or compensatory experience.
  • Mature, self starter with exceptional grit, emotional IQ, openness, and resiliency.

Who is an ideal candidate?

Our internship program combines the scientific rigor of a traditional internship with industrial speed and scope. By design, ours is an intense immersion experience designed to challenge while providing exposure to a wide range of marketable skills. Successful students in the program have landed job offers with Ichor and our partners, led their own projects, and started companies.

Featured Interns


Working as an intern at Ichor provided hands-on experience in both protein purification and cell culture work. My training was tailored and allowed me to learn anything and everything that I wanted. They are invested in your success!

Lauren Ferris, 22’


Ichor enabled me to mold my experience around my own goals. The relationships I developed in that time continue to open doors for me. Ichor’s commitment to investing in my professional development has been one of my biggest assets.

Nathan Lanclos, 22’


Interning at Ichor has allowed me to gain valuable marketing skills. I built great relationships with the team and have continued on as a paid consultant to the company!

Amanda Self, 22’

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