Intern

Location: 

Gaithersburg, MD, US, 20879

 

Emergent BioSolutions is committed to assisting employees achieve their professional goals.  Internal job postings are one of the tools available to employees at Emergent BioSolutions to assist in their  career management.  This enables current employees who have remained in their current position for a minimum of one year to apply for an open position.

Job Summary 

 

The postbaccalaureate internship for recent college graduates is a great opportunity to engage in groundbreaking research and development within the Infectious Diseases R&D group at Emergent. You will work alongside seasoned scientists who strive to discover novel treatments and vaccines for viral infections. You will gain experience using multiple data searching and data analysis platforms as well as report writing, product development and program management.  The intern will report for 8 hours per day for approximately 1 year.  At completion, the intern provides a PowerPoint presentation or a written summary report.

 

Responsibilites 
•    Conduct research in area of vaccine development (no laboratory work required)
•    Assist in program management activities including drafting, revising, and organizing project reports
•    Follow good documentation practices and maintain a database of reports
•    Maintain progress during the internship toward the specific goals outlined for the intern.  Adhere to Company safety guidelines and complete all required training.

 

Education, Experience & Skills
•    Candidate must have obtained a bachelor’s degree in life sciences less than one year prior to the date they begin the internship
•    Should have taken classes in Biology, Chemistry and/or Virology to be able to understand the science and keywords and carry out compound calculations
•    Laboratory experience is a plus but is not required
•    Must have strong communication, organization, and record keeping skills
•    Understanding of vaccine/drug development procedures and infectious diseases is a plus
•    Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
 

 

Successful applicants for this position that are required to be onsite at any Emergent site at any time, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment,  subject to legally required exemptions.

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.
 

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
 

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Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.

ABOUT EMERGENT

Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.

WE BELIEVE IN OUR VALUES

  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.


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