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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

MS&T Co-Op Lexington

Lexington, MA
Part Time
  • Responsibilities



    Thermo Fisher Scientific-Viral Vector Services (VVS) is a rapidly growing, dynamic gene therapy contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) that is seeking sharp individuals to bring the highest quality processes, products and testing to our clients. Our employees are committed to making a difference in our organization, for our client partners and the patients we serve. We are looking for top talent with proven competencies and strong character to join our team and help lead our organization into the future.

    When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.


    The Manufacturing Sciences & Technology Intern will report into the Sr. Manager MST, Lexington. This position is located in Lexington, MA supporting the Viral Vector Service group.


    The MS&T Intern will support Manufacturing Sciences and Technology activities in support of late stage clinical viral vector processes such as process technology transfer, process validations, data trending and analysis, risk assessments and investigations. This position requires close interaction with the MS&T colleagues, and other departments. This role will focus on aspects of ensuring a robust, scalable and efficient manufacturing processes to produce late-phase human clinical trial and commercial gene transfer vector products.


    • Executing scale down model of manufacturing processes, ensuring materials are in place documentation is followed and completed real time.
    • Performance of analytical assays
    • Data gathering and analysis for process trending and investigation of root causes of deviations for cGMP manufacturing
    • Generation of protocols and reports, detailed process descriptions, process flow diagrams, risk assessments and related documentation
    • Creating and maintaining tools to enhance MS&T operational efficiency
    • Ensures adequate training (skills-based, cGMP and Safety) is kept up-to-date
  • Qualifications


    • Enrolled in a university studying Biochemical, Chemical Engineering or a related scientific discipline such as Chemistry or Biology.
    • 2-5 years’ of completed university coursework
    • Understanding of biologic manufacturing, vector manufacturing, fill finish, or label and pack processes
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; written and oral.

    At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 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.

    Apply today!

    Thermo Fisher Scientific 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. []

  • Industry
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    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.