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Posted:
3/18/2019
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Health Care Provider
Laboratory Intern
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Charles River | Newark, DE
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Job Description

Laboratory Intern

Req ID #:42543

Location:

Newark, DE, US, 19711

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

Individuals in a formal internship program.

We are seeking a Laboratory Intern for our Sequencing and MALDI-TOF Lab site located in Newark, DE.

The following are responsibilities related to the Lab Intern:

* Student currently enrolled in an accredited college/university degree program pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences (or related field)
* Completion of Sophomore year
* Minimum GPA of 3.0
* Ability to fulfill a minimum of a 20 week internship within June - August time period
* Effective communication and listening skills in a teamwork environment.
* Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects with a strong attention to detail

About Microbial Solutions

Charles River's Accugenix® microbial identification and strain typing services offer unparalleled accuracy in identifying microbes with the most relevant reference libraries of bacteria, filamentous fungi, and yeasts. Specializing in bacterial and fungal identification and strain typing of environmental isolates, we use the latest DNA sequence-based and MALDI-TOF technologies to provide accurate and reliable microbial identification services to more than 1,000 facilities worldwide. Our flexible solutions allow clients to outsource to our experts or use our services in-house.

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients' clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client's unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Laboratory, Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Biology, Science, Research

About Charles River

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (Charles River) is a global provider of solutions that advance the drug discovery and development process, including research models and associated services, and outsourced preclinical services. The Company operates in two segments: Research Models and Services (RMS) and Preclinical Services (PCS). The Company provides the animal research models required in research and development of drugs, devices and therapies. Charles River's customer base includes global pharmaceutical companies, a range of biotechnology companies, as well as government agencies, hospitals and academic institutions worldwide. The Company operates approximately 70 facilities in 17 countries worldwide. During the fiscal year ended December 27, 2008 (fiscal 2008), the Company acquired NewLab BioQuality AG and MIR Preclinical Services. (Source: 10-K)