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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Intern - R&D

Frederick, MD
  • Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

    The CSO Office is sponsoring a unique opportunity for a highly talented individual looking to gain experience in our Research and Development organization and play a role in the design and development of technology critical to supporting Thermo Fisher’s position as the world leader in servicing science.

    The selected candidate will take part in the company’s Internship Program, where he/she will be part of a highly innovative environment and work in an interdisciplinary team together with R&D scientists, application and marketing specialists, as well as external collaborators.

    The intern will be responsible for his/her own project, the focus for which will vary depending on the scientific field of the host Division.

    The intern will be able to directly contribute to research efforts that aim towards developing or improving performance of key platforms, which are likely to produce important commercial impact in the future while being mentored by experts in the field. The intern will also learn various aspects of tuning/troubleshooting procedures in their field of research and gain insight into the key underlying technologies.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Design and execute experimental plans under the supervision of a mentor scientist or engineer

    • Process experimental results to make presentations

    • Together with the science and engineering team work to identify potential improvements to product chemistries, platforms and components or associated software

    Required Qualifications:

    • Enrollment in an undergraduate degree (e.g. Bachelor’s) or advanced degree program (e.g. Master’s or Doctoral) in chemistry, physics, engineering or a related discipline

    • Hands-on experience within field of study is a plus

    • Good communication skills and ability to efficiently present and explain scientific results to people with different backgrounds

    • Self-motivated and sense of ownership over the project in order to bring it to successful completion

    • Good understanding of fundamental science and technology related to field of study

  • Industry
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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.