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Manufacturing Intern

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Manufacturing Intern

Carlsbad, CA
  • 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 built an inclusive, global environment that values the power of diverse talent, backgrounds, and experiences to drive speed, efficiency, 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 upbeat, responsible intern to join our growing organization. In this position, you will learn the ins-and-outs of our daily routines and procedures. You will focus on learning how our organization runs and will gain valuable insight that can further your interest in your chosen career field. This position has many opportunities to offer!

    Customers throughout the globe rely on our extensive range of products and services—from next-generation instruments to everyday lab essentials to life-saving medicine. If you desire to be a part of a world-class team, Thermo Fisher Scientific can provide you with the opportunity to work in quality assurance and regulatory affairs to produce products that enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.


    The Manufacturing Intern position provides an opportunity for engineering students who are currently pursuing a mechanical, industrial, mechatronics, or manufacturing engineering degree to get hands on experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing setting. The intern will contribute to engineering/manufacturing projects and advance continuous improvement efforts within the value stream.


    • Provide engineering support related to manufacturing projects including continuous improvement (PPI), lean transformation, and general assembly

    • Support a variety of engineering activities and may be assigned to a variety of engineering tasks throughout the value stream

    • Be involved with many aspects of manufacturing quality assurance within the value stream

    • Provide feedback on specifications and designs

    • Learn about manufacturing engineering through daily activities.

    • Accept candid feedback and look for areas of improvements

    • Specific tasks will be tailored to the interns experience level and abilities

    • An intern works under the close supervision of Manufacturing Engineers and Value Stream Manager


    • Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team

    • Willingness to learn, be mentored, and improve

    • Desire to contribute and improve products and manufacturing processes

    • Outstanding customer focus


    • Working toward Bachelor Engineering Degree – Mechanical, Industrial, Mechatronics, Manufacturing or similar related field of study.


    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.

    Thermo Fisher Scientific offers accessibility service for job seekers requiring accommodations in the job application process. For example, this may include individuals requiring assistance because of hearing, vision, mobility, or cognitive impairments. If you require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone at 1-855-471-2255*. Please include your contact information and specific details about your required accommodation to support you during the job application process.


    Thermo Fisher does not offer employment in this position to holders of F-1, J-1, H-1, OPT, and CPT Visas for the purpose of obtaining practical experience.

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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.