Intern, Research & Development

United States, Bend (Oregon)

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

Lonza Pharma & Biotech has an open position for a paid internship with the small molecule Research & Development team at our location in Bend, OR. The position will be a 3-4 month term, with a full time commitment preferred, but part time commitment considered.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work independently and carry out assigned duties effectively
  • Complete routine laboratory procedures such as, but not limited to; cleaning and restocking glassware, properly disposing of pharmaceutical waste, cleaning and preparing dissolution baths, etc.
  • May assist in setting up and/or conducting routine tests using standard techniques under the direction of a Scientist or Engineer
  • Maintaining accurate and precise lab records for data analysis and traceability
  • Designing and executing an individual project to be presented to the team at the end of the internship
  • Other responsibilities as required

Key Requirements:

  • Currently studying biology, chemistry, engineering, or a related life science (60 credit hours minimum)
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Enthusiastic about the biopharmaceutical industry and learning about industry technology
  • Interest in taking ownership of projects and expanding technical knowledge
  • Displays good problem solving skills
  • Exhibits time management skills
  • Effective communication and collaboration

Every day, Lonza's products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R32956
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