Capital Projects Intern

Longmont, CO, US
Sep 22, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


Ready to join a team committed to developing and commercializing gene therapies for patients and families devastated by rare neurological genetic diseases? Since 2013, Novartis Gene Therapies (formerly AveXis) has had one focus: bringing change to those devastated by genetic diseases.

The Novartis Gene Therapies culture embraces this mission. As a compassionate and dedicated team, we are enthusiastic about the science behind our work and finding answers to difficult questions. We are dedicated to communities affected by rare diseases, and these patients and families are the motivation for everything we do.

We have built a team with exceptional depth of experience, unified by a common vision; to develop gene therapies with the potential to positively impact the lives of the patients and families devastated by rare and life-threatening neurological genetic diseases. Though we are proud of what we have achieved to date, we remain relentlessly focused on making that vision a reality.

The Capital Projects Team is seeking an engineering intern to support the team at Longmont. The Capital Engineering Team is responsible for the planning, delivery, automation and validation of all capital projects at the six building, gene therapy manufacturing campus. These projects can be multimillion dollar technology implementation or simple purchases of new equipment. The intern will be able to experience a variety of projects and project support activities.



  • Author new equipment specifications and user requirements
  • Review validation protocols
  • Review design packages
  • Receipt verification of process equipment
  • Project engineering field walks
  • Project schedule updates
  • Drawing markups
  • Website and data management
  • Collaborate with procurement
  • Energy and Sustainability


Engineering degree or 2+ years of progress toward engineering degree

Candidates with graduate studies in multiple fields would be considered including; process engineering, electrical/systems engineering, mechanical engineering, automation, construction, architecture, technology, robotics, industrial engineering, finance, environmental engineering, sustainability.

The level of this position will be based on the final candidate's qualifications.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Novartis Gene Therapies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.