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Boehringer Ingelheim | Saint Joseph, Missouri
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Job Description


Boehringer Ingelheim is currently seeking a talented and innovative Intern to join our R&D Biorocess Development & Industrialization department located at our St. Joseph, Missouri facility. As an Intern, you will have the opportunity to participate in activities directly related to different aspects of bioprocess development and industrialization, participate in the optimization and/or implementation of process analytical tools of industrial application, and have exposure to different technology platforms utilized in research and development of veterinary vaccines in the R&D pipeline.

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:

* Participate in the development and optimization of process analytical tools (PAT) for vaccine development and industrialization;

* Apply DOE and multivariate analysis for media and/or process characterization and optimization;

* Support media development & optimization activities, and evaluation of media performance for the production of vaccine antigens;

* Perform experiments that may require cell culture and antigen production;

* Work in a R&D lab/team environment under the leadership of a Scientist

* Train on the equipment, methods and procedures (including HSE and Biosafety) relevant to the summer project


* Must be an Undergraduate, Graduate, or Professional Student in good academic standing.
* Must have completed 12 credit hours within a related major and/or other related coursework.
* Overall, cumulative GPA (from last completed quarter) must be at least 3.200 (on 4.0 scale) or better (No rounding up).
* Major must be related to the field of internship.

Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities:

* Strong academic background in biochemical engineering, biotechnology, or related areas

* Experience in bioengineering/bioprocessing or microbiological applications

* Experience with development of spectroscopy methods - preferably fluorescence spectroscopy

* Experience with multivariate analysis

* Experience with chromatographic method development for analysis of biomolecules (mass spectrometry, HPLC, LC/MS)

* Experienced in mammalian cell culture and bacterial fermentation

* Experienced in purification processes for biomolecules

* Technical ability to assist in the execution of routine procedures and experiments

* Ability to operate the instrumentation / equipment associated with a bioprocess lab

* Proficient computer skills in MS® Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and ability to learn basic instrumentation software

* Traits: Attention to detail, organization and accuracy

* Comfortable working in a highly interactive and dynamic team setting

Eligibility Requirements:

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

Who We Are:

At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.

Want to learn more? Visit boehringer-ingelheim.com and join us in our effort to make more health.

Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Puerto Rico LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; physical or psychiatric disability; veteran or military status; domestic violence victim status; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


About Boehringer Ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., based in Ridgefield, CT, is the largest U.S. subsidiary of Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation ( Ridgefield, CT ) and a member of the Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies. The Boehringer Ingelheim group of companies ranks among the 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations in the world. Headquartered in Ingelheim, Germany, it operates globally with 156 affiliates in 44 countries and a total of about 32,000 employees. Since it was founded in 1885, the family-owned company has been committed to researching, manufacturing and marketing novel products of high therapeutic value for human and veterinary medicine. In 2002, Boehringer Ingelheim posted net sales of $7.2 billion while spending about one fifth of net sales in its largest business segment Prescription Medicines on research and development.

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