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Internship - Biological Sciences (6-12 Month)

T-knife Therapeutics

Berlin, DE
  • Job Type: Intern
  • Function: Intern
  • Industry: Oncology
  • Post Date: 07/09/2024
  • Website:
  • Company Address: , San Francisco, CA

About T-knife Therapeutics

T-knife Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing novel therapeutics to fight cancer, initially focused on T cell receptor (TCR) engineered T cell therapies (TCR-Ts), a modality that holds the potential to generate transformative responses in patients with solid tumors.

Job Description

We are looking for individuals to join us who want to work at a young dynamic company, with an international team, that works on cutting edge science.  We are committed to hiring people from diverse and unique personal and professional backgrounds, to combine viewpoints, approaches and methodologies, and to build together transformative therapies for cancer patients. If you are innovative, collaborative, and are looking to make a huge impact, you’re who we’re looking for!    


We are a biotechnology company, developing state-of-the-art T cell receptor (TCR) therapies for solid tumor cancers. Our dynamic team has set an ambitious goal to revolutionize the TCR landscape. 


We have a strong team working on a pipeline of TCR-T product candidates against several tumor targets. 


It’s an exciting time to join T-knife!   




As a research intern at T-knife you will closely work with scientists and technicians to support the research and development department by designing, planning, performing and analyzing research studies focused on identification and characterization of novel cancer targets for T cell therapies. This position is based in Berlin-Buch.




  • Design, plan, and perform research studies under guidance of research scientists and team lead and in accordance with the team and department objectives
  • Responsibly participate in practical laboratory work and ensure proper documentation of your research studies and their compliance with internal guidelines
  • Perform data analysis and present scientific results at team and department meetings
  • Develop scientific knowledge relevant to understanding and managing the projects in focus




  • Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences with emphasis on immunology, molecular biology, or similar; interest in cancer immunotherapies
  • Good planning & organizational skills, flexibility
  • Responsible, accurate and result-oriented work ethic
  • Attention to detail, quality mindset
  • Team spirit and reliability
  • Fluency in English, German is a plus





  • 6 -12 month learning experience in an early stage, growing, and dynamic company in Berlin
  • The opportunity to move the needle for underrepresented groups in Biotech
  • Learning and development opportunities by performing challenging and meaningful work
  • A supportive organizational culture with a big sense of purpose
  • An inspiring work environment where we shape therapeutic innovations and continuously strive to improve the lives of cancer patients
  • The possibility to contribute to the build-out of our innovative and unique HuTCR mouse platform and development of next generation of TCR-T cell products.
  • Our company culture develops from our values of being international, inclusive, innovative with Scientific excellence



Our Mission is to develop T Cell receptor-based immunotherapies that deliver transformational benefits to cancer patients.



  • Accept the Challenge: Creativity, Intensity, Excellence
  • Make a Difference Now: Patients, Colleagues, Science
  • Act with Integrity: Respect, Inclusion, Compassion



Diversity and Inclusion are part of T-knife’s values at the highest level. T-knife’s commitment to diversity means providing a work environment for all that is welcoming, respectful, and engaging with opportunities for personal and professional development. We are an LGTBQ friendly company that offers equal opportunity to everyone. This in turn increases productivity, quality, creativity, and goal achievement. Therefore, we are committed to hiring people from diverse and unique personal and professional backgrounds. If you identify with these values and are looking to make a huge impact with your work, we would love to hear from you!


Important piece of information about data protection:

All personal information collected from individuals applying for employment with T-knife is handled in accordance with EU and US privacy laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The legal basis for the processing of your data is your implied consent to the processing of your data (e.g., pursuant to Art. 6 (1) GDPR) by submission to the Company. The data will be stored for up to six months after completion of the application process, and it will not be passed on to third parties. We may request your permission to store the data for a longer period of time. Applicants have the right to revoke their consent at any time; however as a consequence of the revocation, their application can no longer be processed and therefore cannot be considered.


Depending on where the individual resides, they have the right to inspect, correct and delete their personal data. They may also have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority for data protection.


If you are in Europe, the office responsible for processing your data is:

T-knife GmbH

Robert-Rössle-Straße 10

13125 Berlin


If you are in the United States of America, the office responsible for processing your data is:

T-knife Therapeutics, Inc.

180 Sansome Street, Suite 1000

San Francisco, California 94104


You can reach our Data Protection Officer via if you have questions about this notice.


The supervisory authority responsible for T-knife GmbH can be reached as follows:

Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit

Friedrichstr. 219, D-10969 Berlin