Amgen

Undergrad Co-op - OPS (Drug Product Technologies)

Employer
Amgen
Location
Cambridge, MA, US
Posted
Sep 23, 2019
Ref
R-83550
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives.

The Drug Product Technologies department at Amgen is seeking a highly talented student for a 6 month co-op opportunity. The co-op will participate in research activities focused on the development of novel solubilization technologies for synthetic molecules. The co-op will use a variety of analytical equipment to characterize these formulations study the effect of their composition and properties on drug absorption. Training on how to use instruments and analyze data will be provided. Once trained, the co-op will be expected to independently conduct experiments, generate and analyze data, prepare a technical report and present findings at a department meeting.

Relocation in the form of a miscellaneous allowance will be provided for eligible candidates.

Basic Qualifications

Amgen requires that all individuals applying for an undergraduate internship or an undergraduate co-op assignment at Amgen must meet the following criteria:

18 years or older

Currently enrolled in a full time Bachelor's Degree program from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent

Completion of one year of study from an accredited college or university prior to the internship commencing

Enrolled in a full time Bachelor's degree program following the potential internship or co-op assignment with an accredited college or university

Must not be employed at the time the internship starts

Preferred Qualifications

Degree Concentration(s) in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering or related field

Possess prior laboratory experience using analytical equipment

Possess computer skills for data analysis, such as MS Excel

Instrument and technology savvy

Strong analytical and communication skills

Only candidates who apply via http://careers.amgen.com/ will be considered. Please search for Keyword 83550.

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.