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Undergad Clinical Research Intern

Pharmaceutical Product Development

Undergad Clinical Research Intern

Cary, NC
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    Undergad Clinical Research Internship - Spring/Summer 2019 PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health. As an intern in our Clinical Research internship program you will have the opportunity to work in one of multiple functions within Global Clinical Development. Interns will be placed into a team based upon their preference as well as the preference of each team within Global Clinical Development. As a member of this global organization, interns will interact with talent individuals and leaders throughout PPD's offices. Throughout the course of the internship interns receive informal and formal mentorship opportunities as well as departmental and professional development training. At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. As an intern, youll have mentorship and guidance as well as exposure to a variety of tasks and projects to help you prepare for your future career in clinical research. Join PPD in our relentless pursuit of excellence - apply now! Responsibilities include: * Assisting team members with assigned tasks in specific project areas, as well as completing tasks in "Student's Measurable Learning Objectives" * Training within department (attend departmental specific training) * Attending meetings and other learning opportunities * Other tasks under the direction of the PPD supervisor Education and Experience: * Must be enrolled in an Undergraduate program * Must be enrolled as a rising Senior * Clinical Research major required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: * Good communication and interpersonal skills * Good organizational skills and strong attention to detail, with proven ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively * Good English and grammar skills * Good computer skills, proficient in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc. Working Conditions * Work is performed in an office or clinical environment with exposure to electrical office equipment. * Occasional drives to site locations. Potential Occasional travel required. Physical Demands * Frequently stationary for 4-6 hours per day. * Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. * Occasional mobility required. * Occasional crouching, stooping, bending and twisting of upper body and neck. * Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs. * Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf. * Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. * May interact with others, relating and gathering sensitive information. Interaction includes diverse groups. * Works with guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions from management. May require periods of intense concentration. * Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence. Ability to perform under stress. Ability to multi-task. * Regular and consistent attendance. Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability or protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and/or local law. *Primary Location: *North America-United States-North Carolina-Morrisville - 3900 Paramount *Work Locations: * *Job: *Clinical Management *Organization: *Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC.

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