Gaithersburg, MD, US
Oct 10, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

Job Summary
The postbaccalaureate internship for recent college graduates is a great opportunity to engage in ground breaking research and development within the Vaccines Business Unit at Emergent. You will work alongside seasoned scientists who strive to discover novel treatments and vaccines for viral and bacterial 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 and a written summary report.

Essential Functions
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.

Minimum 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.

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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