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Internship - Engineering | Electronics | Computer Science

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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Internship - Engineering | Electronics | Computer Science

Rockford, IL
  • Responsibilities

    When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work. You’ll have the opportunity to grow and learn in a culture that empowers your development. We have created an inclusive, global environment that values the power of diverse talent, backgrounds, and experiences to drive speed, productivity, innovation, and growth.

    Our internship program will give you a chance to get real-world business experience and build your network before graduation. We are seeking an energetic, responsible intern to join our growing organization. In this position, you will be expected to learn the ins-and-outs of our daily routines and procedures. You will focus on learning how our organization runs and can be expected to gain valuable insight that can further your interest in your chosen career field.

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 70,000 employees the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world. The customers we serve fall within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions, and government agencies. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery and solve challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications.

    Summary of Internship:

    This internship is part of the global environmental safety and health team and will be responsible for assessing products meeting dangerous goods regulation, including developing a global wide awareness on lithium battery shipping regulations, assisting with development and execution of training programs and documenting the battery specification sheets within product life cycle management tool.

    This candidate will have the opportunity to blend technical skills and interpersonal skills to meet the objective of product safety and compliance. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of product safety assessments and how global regulation impacts the business from defining compliance requirements and designing a solution using cutting edge technology/software.

    Key Responsibilities & Competencies:

    • Provide support related to Dangerous Goods Compliance Projects.
    • Provide support related to Dangerous Goods training Programs.
    • Develop a mechanism and maintain Dangerous Goods data for the projects implemented.
    • Assist in the development and to improve management of records for the Dangerous Goods products.
    • Interact globally with computer division sites to collect the technical specification documents.
    • Interact globally to identify the employees requires training on Lithium battery regulation.
    • Coordinate with core teams like Hazard communication/Distribution/Product management across the business to ensure the product safety documents are continuously maintained in PLM tool.
    • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
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  • Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements & Preferred Qualifications:

    • Sophomore, Junior or senior working towards a degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics, MIS, Mathematics, Chemistry or related technical degree.

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team.
    • Willingness to learn, be mentored, and improve.
    • Accept candid feedback and look for areas of improvements.
    • Exceptional customer focus and aptitude for writing compliance programs.
    • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
    • Strong communication and presentation skills.
    • Strong Microsoft Office skills (i.e. Word, EXCEL, and PowerPoint) required.

    At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

    is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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  • Fun Fact
    25% of our current revenue is generated from products that didn’t exist 5 years ago.
  • 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.