Boehringer Ingelheim is currently seeking a talented and innovative Co-Op to join our Formulation Development department located at our North Brunswick, New Jersey facility. As a Co-Op, you will be engaged in the formulation development of sterile injectable projects, that includes strategic planning, laboratory execution, results interpretation, and scientific presentation. Mentorship experience would expose the intern to fundamental scientific tools and cultivate intrapersonal experiences necessary to develop a robust understanding of sterile injectable drug products.
As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development, and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies’ success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim’s high regard for our employees.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Collaborate on strategic planning of meaningful experiments aimed to accelerate/progress research and development of sterile injectable project(s)
- Responsible on execution of wet laboratory experiments with supervision of mentor or senior laboratory member
- Responsible for results interpretation including written and verbal presentation to colleagues from and outside the department
- Engage in inter-departmental knowledge sharing of project related topics (i.e. formulations, analytical, packaging, late-stage development departments)
- Must be a current undergraduate, graduate or advanced degree student in good academic standing.
- Student must be enrolled at a college or university for the duration of the co-op.
- Overall cumulative minimum GPA from last completed quarter/semester 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) preferred.
- Major or minor in related field of co-op.
- Undergraduate students must have completed at least 12 credit hours at current college or university.
- Graduate and Advanced Degree students must have completed at least 9 credit hours at current college or university.
- Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
- Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required).
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
Desired Skills, Experience and Abilities
- For undergraduates: Minimum of 2nd year university/college completion of BS in chemistry or pharmaceutical science or related fields. Must have taken basic chemistry/pharmaceutical science courses, including laboratory hands-on components. (Completion of at least a course in higher organic, analytical, and/or biochemistry is a plus OR completion of at least a course in higher pharmaceutical chemistry, medicinal chemistry and/or drug delivery is a plus).
- For graduate and advanced degree students: Preferred MS and PhD in Chemistry or Pharmaceutical Science or related degrees with strong focus/specialization in drug design and development. Hands-on experience/expertise in Rheometer/Viscometer, Differential Scanning Calorimeter, Texture Analyzer, HPLC, and/or UV-Vis spectrophotometer is a plus, but not necessary.
- Proficient in using MS PowerPoint, MS Word, and MS Excel.
- Good communication skills in both written and verbal.