Early Development Analytical Internship – Bachelor’s Level

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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Early Development Analytical Internship – Bachelor’s Level

Bend, OR
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

    LOCATION/DIVISION SPECIFIC INFORMATION

    The Bend, Oregon Thermo Fisher Scientific site consists of approximately 100 highly motivated employees focused on contract early phase clinical drug product formulation development and manufacture. The site is a part of the Pharma Services Group (PSG), which also encompasses manufacture of drug substance, scale up, clinical distribution, and commercial drug product launch. Bend, Oregon is a beautiful community of around 95,000 people commonly known as ‘the outdoor playground of the West’ because of the myriad of available outdoor activities and desirable living conditions.

    HOW WILL YOU MAKE AN IMPACT?

    Provide analytical support for pre-clinical and clinical development material. Develop understanding of drug delivery, formulation techniques & process, as well as working in a development & Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) laboratory environment. Works on technical/scientific project activities on projects at the task level. May be assigned an internal project.

    WHAT WILL YOU DO?

    • Knowledge of various analytical techniques, such as HPLC, Dissolution, PXRD, DSC, GC, KF.
    • Record and report results of analysis in accordance with prescribed lab procedures and systems.
    • Clearly and accurately communicate the results of work by creating documentation of the testing/analysis and obtained results.
    • Reviews analytical test results and works with internal team to analyze results.
    • Manages projects at the task level under supervision.
    • Contributes to maintaining a clean and organized laboratory workspace consistent with management expectations.
    • Cleans laboratory glassware and maintains a clean and orderly laboratory consistent with SOPs and management expectations.
    • Prepares dissolution media, high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) mobile phases, and other routine laboratory tasks under the direction of laboratory personnel.
    • Collaborates with internal scientific, analytical, and laboratory functional areas to meet project and team objectives.
    • Performs all duties in strict compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory Practices, and Safety guidelines. Maintains the necessary compliance status required by company and facility standards.
  • Qualifications

    HOW WILL YOU GET HERE?

    EDUCATION:

    Must be actively enrolled in an Bachelor’s degree program in Chemisrtry, Biochemistry, Biology, or related physical science.

    EXPERIENCE:

    Laboratory coursework prefered. Knowledge of chemical tests with chromatographic, spectroscopic, or other analytical techniques is preferred.

    COMPETENCIES:

    Knowledge and understanding of basic instrumental technologies. Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis. Good critical and logical thinking skills. Effective written, interpersonal, and presentation skills. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as determination of test reliability, analysis of variance, and correlation techniques. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Position requires ordinary ambulatory skills and physical coordination sufficient to move about office locations; ability to stand and walk; ability to lift and/or carry light objects of up to 25 lbs. for brief periods. To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

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  • Industry
    Biotechnology
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  • About Us

    As the world’s leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher Scientific's professionals develop critical solutions—and build rewarding careers. They help customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, making sure food is safe, and so much more. When you #StartYourStory with Thermo Fisher, you are guaranteed meaningful work - both personally and professionally.