Cell Biology Internship

Sanfoundry offers internships in "Cell Biology". Read the complete details below regarding the internship requirements, eligibility criterior and the application process.

Pre-requisite / Skillset for Cell Biology Internship

1. Intern must have deeper understanding of cell at structural and functional level.

2. Should have broad knowledge on the molecular interaction between cells.

3. Should be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the signal transduction, secondary messengers.

4. Intern should be aware of working principles of microscopy and identification of cell types.

5. Knowledge on the fundamentals of cell biology is required.

6. Must be familiar with signalling mechanisms.


7. Intern must be able to comprehend the basics of cell biology & genetics.

8. Adequate knowledge on topics like the basis of inherited disorders is required.

9. Intern should be familiar with the basic concepts of cell biology and genetics.

10. Adequate knowledge is required on topics like cellular processes, pathways occurring at cellular level in living organisms.

11. Intern must know how to apply the fundamental aspects of genetics in biotechnology.

Cell Biology Internship Test

Intern has to take Cell Biology internship test in which they will be asked 50 multiple-choice questions. They have to score grade A or A* on this test to be eligible for the internship. Here’s a sample set of questions on the Cell Biology topic.

1. Which microscope was used by Anton van Leeuwenhoek?
(A) single-lens
(B) confocal microscope
(C) double-lens
(D) compound microscope
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Answer: A
Explanation: Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek used single-lens microscope which he constructed by himself. The biconvex lens used was capable of magnifying 270 times and a resolution of 1.35 micro-meters.

2. Motor proteins help in regulation which activities in a cell?
(A) Mechanical
(B) Chemical
(C) Uptake
(D) Regulation
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Answer: A
Explanation: Cells perform lot of bustling activities in their daily discourse. This requires a lot of mechanical activities, regulation, uptake etc. The motor protein is one class of proteins amongst many that help in the mechanical activities of the cell.

3. The rotary engine made of protein at the base of the flagella is driven by ______________
(A) Vanderwaal’s foce
(B) Proton- motive force
(C) Electron passage
(D) Exchange of sodium and potassium ions
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Answer: B
Explanation: Proton motive force is the flow of protons or hydrogen ions across the bacterial cell membrane due to a concentration gradient set up by cell’s metabolism. This force drives the motor engine at the base of the flagella and helps in flagellar movement.

4. Which of the following enables a Dengue virus to affect human beings?
(A) RNA Polymerase enzyme
(B) DNA Polymerase enzyme
(C) Reverse Transcriptase enzyme
(D) Gyrase enzyme
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Answer: C
Explanation: The Dengue Virus is a retrovirus which contains RNA as its genetic material. So, to infect a human being by integrating its genome into the human DNA genome, it is necessary to convert its RNA sequence into DNA. Reverse Transcriptase enzyme catalyzes the reverse transcription of viral RNA into DNA.

5. Buffers usually contain ________________ with its conjugate ____________
(A) weak base, base
(B) strong base, acid
(C) weak acid, base
(D) weak acid, acid
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Answer: C
Explanation: Buffers are solutions that resists change in pH. They can be made up of a weak acid and its conjugate base or a weak base and its conjugate acid. An example of a buffer is a solution of acetic acid(weak aci(D) and sodium acetate(conjugate base).

Practice the full set of Cell Biology Multiple Choice Questions before applying for the internship.

How to apply for the Cell Biology Internship


1. Read the Sanfoundry Internship FAQs

2. Take the Cell Biology Internship Test

3. Submit the Internship Application Form

3. Cell Biology Content Development Internships

In this content writing / content development internship for Cell Biology, the shortlisted interns would be working towards the creation of "Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs)" OR "Tutorial Articles" OR "Questions & Answers" on Cell Biology subject.

Selected intern's day-to-day responsibilities and guidelines include the following.
1. Interns would be creating Questions and/or tutorials articles on "Cell Biology".
2. Cell Biology articles must be written with an organized structure with detailed steps and examples.
3. Interns should write clear and concise articles so that the readers can understand them easily.
4. Interns should follow Sanfoundry defined guidelines and format.
5. Interns should report the work status to their mentor on daily basis.
6. Interns should ensure that the content is plagiarism-free.

4. Cell Biology Realtime Projects

Depending on the requirements and availability of free slots, Sanfoundry will attempt to provide industry-oriented, live, real-time projects, or industrial visits for deserving candidates of Sanfoundry accredited college. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

5. Cell Biology Research Projects

If applicable, Sanfoundry will attempt to provide guidance to interns on "research projects" and "academic projects" so that they can do the necessary study, experimentation, and simulation to arrive at meaningful conclusions. This will help them write "White Papers", "Research Papers" and "Journal Articles" to be published in various eminent journals. Kindly ask your college authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

6. Cell Biology Internship Benefits and Perks

1. Sanfoundry will issue an internship certificate and a lump sum cash reward as a token of appreciation towards the intern’s contribution to Sanfoundry’s Global Learning Project.
2. This internship with help widen the intern's deep knowledge on the "Cell Biology" subject.
3. It will help to boost the intern's resume and also give real-time work experience.
4. Sanfoundry certificate is very useful to an individual in their professional career growth.
5. Most of the shortlisted interns will be working directly under the guidance of our Founder & CTO, Manish Sir

7. How to Apply for Cell Biology Internship

If you are looking for "Cell Biology" internship at Sanfoundry, you have to fill an application form. The application form is quite detailed and it allows us to understand the qualities of an intern in a deeper way. So, the best way to fill the application is to allocate 2-4 hours towards reading and filling your application form. You must fill every question seriously and honestly. Also, pay special attention to Grammar and sentence framing.

If you are interested to do an internship in Cell Biology, then kindly fill this Application Form.

8. FAQs - Cell Biology Internship

Who can apply for Cell Biology content writing internship?
Students who had studied Cell Biology in their official curriculum or taken a meaningful in-depth external training on this subject can apply for this internship.

What type of work will be assigned to intern in this internship?
Interns would be working towards the creation of "Tutorial Articles" and/or "Questions and Answers" on Cell Biology.

What are the skill sets required for Cell Biology internship?
We have already mentioned above the technical pre-requisite and skillset required for this internship. Besides, the student should be able to work independently, sincere and hard-working, and a self-starter.

Can I apply for Cell Biology internship if I don't have any experience?
Yes. Sanfoundry values skills developed through academic work, volunteer experiences, extracurricular experiences, or other experiences which demonstrate the technical skills useful in work. So, people with no experience can also apply for Cell Biology Internship.

Does Sanfoundry provide Real-time project on Cell Biology?
Yes, but we accept a limited number of candidates from Sanfoundry accredited colleges for real-time projects. Where ever applicable we will attempt to provide industry-oriented projects or industrial visits to deserving candidates. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

Does Sanfoundry provide research projects or academic projects on Cell Biology?
Yes, Sanfoundry provides ideas on research projects and/or academic projects on some of the topics in Cell Biology. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

How can I apply for Cell Biology internship?
Fill this Application Form to apply for internships in Cell Biology at Sanfoundry.

9. FAQs - Internship General

Can I get academic credit for my internship?
Yes, if you are doing an internship at Sanfoundry, it may be possible to get academic credit for your internship. Since the College authorities issue these credits, kindly check with your department once.

What is the duration of Content Development Internship?
The duration ranges from 1-month to 3-months. The duration can be adjusted based on the academic schedule of your college or school.

How many hours do I have to work as a part-time intern?
If you are working as a part-time intern in Sanfoundry, you would be allocating 3-4 hours/day.

How many hours do I have to work as a full-time intern?
If you are working as a full-time intern in Sanfoundry, you should be allocating 8 hours/day.

What would be the work timings if I get selected?
Work timings depend on you're availability during the day or evening and the type of internship. But you need to report work status on daily basis.

What are the benefits of completing Sanfoundry Internship?
  • You will receive an internship certificate and a lumpsum cash reward
  • You will gain working experience
Will I receive an offer letter if I am selected for the internship?
Yes, you will receive a confirmation email (with an agreement) from us once you are selected.

How will I know if am selected for the internship?
If you are selected for the internship, you will receive a call/message from us. It generally takes anywhere from 2-days to 2-weeks from the date of your application. However, due to a very large number of internship requests, sometimes the response gets delayed further.

What kind of documents should I submit after accepting the offer?
No documents are required to be submitted.

How will I receive the stipend for "Work-From-Home" internship?
Upon completion of the internship, the stipend will be directly credited into your bank account through NEFT/IMPS.

Do we get paid on a monthly basis?
No, Payment is made only when the internship task is completed.

How long it takes to receive the internship certificate and cash reward, after completion of the internship?
The internship closure process usually takes 7-15 working days.

Can I get a recommendation letter after successful completion of the internship?
Upon successful completion of the internship, you will receive an Internship Certificate. This certificate is written in a letter format which is almost similar to a "Letter of Recommendation".

Can international student apply for an internship in Sanfoundry?
We don't have the required operational setup to work with international students. So, we cannot offer internships to international students at this point in time.

Can I take part in multiple internship programs offered by Sanfoundry at the same time?
No, you can work on only one internship at a time. But after completing the internship you can work on another internship. In fact, a lot of interns keep doing multiple internships with us, one at a time.

Can I discontinue the current internship and join the new internship offered by Sanfoundry?
Yes, you can apply for other internships.

What happens if I discontinue in the middle of my internship?
If the work is partially completed, then Sanfoundry will do the payment on a proportionate basis provided that the intern has completed at least 10% of the work.

Will I receive a certificate and reward if I didn't complete the internship?
Sanfoundry will give a certificate and a proportionate reward if the intern has completed at least 10% of the work.

Whom to contact if I have more query?
Kindly drop an email to [email protected]

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