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 an internship with the Biomanufacturing R&D team at our location in Bend, OR. This is an excellent opportunity to join a challenging, dynamic, and cross-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers who focus on improving the manufacturing of biologics medicines. The position will be a 6 – 9 month term, with a full time commitment preferred, but part time commitment considered.
Daily operations of lab scale bioreactors
Building, setup and maintenance of bioreactors
Making precise media solutions for bioreactor experiments
Restocking, cleaning, and tracking inventories
Keeping the lab running as efficiently as possible
Maintaining accurate and precise lab records for data analysis and traceability
Work in an industrial mammalian cell culture laboratory environment
Mammalian cell culture fundamentals
Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of engineers, chemists and biologists
Planning and executing an individual project to be presented to the team at the end of the internship
Currently studying biology, chemistry, engineering, or a related life science with at least 40-60 credit hours
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (out of 4) required
Enthusiastic about the biopharmaceutical industry and learning about industry technology
Interest in taking ownership of project aspects
Displays good problem solving skills
Exhibits time management skills
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.
Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.