12 December 2020

Roche Diagnostic Sequencing Operations Internship Programme 2021

Location: Cape Town

Description: The Roche Diagnostic Sequencing Operations Internship Programme has been developed to provide students with a fun yet rewarding summer through hands-on experience and numerous opportunities to network with other interns as well as employees in the organization. 

Additionally, we help our students meet their career development and educational goals while potentially building a future with the Roche organization. 

Leveraging the education you received already, we hope to give you an opportunity to grow and develop with us!

Program Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college/university during program calendar year 2021
  • Completed at least 2 years of college/university to be eligible for the program. 
  • Must have a ≥3.0 GPA. Please attach a copy of your transcript in order to be considered for this internship opportunity.
  • Minimum availability of 12 weeks (Required start on or before program Welcome Reception and end date on or after Summer End Poster Symposium).
  • Previous experience in the job duties listed, either through course work or industry/academia
  • Participation in student organizations and/or other leadership experience


  • Typically studying in a field related to the assigned function.  
  • May be assigned a variety of tasks relevant to the assigned function and/or special projects for the assigned function.
  • The objective of assignments is for the intern to practically apply academic or vocational studies/learning in a Roche setting, as well as learn more about the Roche organization, as future employment with Roche may be a possibility subject to job availability, candidate qualification and past performance.
  • Assignments vary but are typically to support the activities of regular employees, such as entry-level research and reporting, analyses and modelling, preparing materials for others, coordinating small events or meetings, improving basic departmental operations such as filing or archiving systems, departmental libraries, etc.

Length of internship will vary according to business needs and legal requirements in the market where the internship is occurring.


Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.