Intern, Global Stability, Quality Control

Longmont, CO, US
Nov 20, 2020
Quality, Quality Control
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.

Novartis Gene Therapies is seeking an intern to assist the Global Stability, Quality Control team with Gene Therapy Operational Stability activities, Stability testing evaluation, and Stability Data Analysis.

A Novartis GTx Global Stability, Quality Control 2021 intern will encounter:
  • Development opportunities to learn about Gene therapy products, product uses, cutting edge testing methodologies, and stability science.
  • Exposure to Novartis GTx Scientists and Cross-Functional leaders to build career relationships while fostering scientific knowledge.
  • Commitment to provide mentorship, direction, and support, and advocate for your success.

  • Train and execute on Novartis GTx Quality systems (Documentation, Change management, Laboratory Information Systems, and Statistical Analysis Platforms)
  • Learn stability design, strategy, and guidance for evaluation of Gene Therapy stability
  • Provide support to Global Stability operational activities (Study initiation, change control, stability evaluation and technical report writing)
  • Development of a novel approach to address a Global Stability issue/problem/project and outline its implementation.

  • Must be actively pursuing a Bachelors'/ Masters' degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology, or Biochemistry and have an aptitude for Math and/or Statistics
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Tenacity: Strong leadership skills and a "do anything" attitude
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong technical aptitude and analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Strong computer proficiency and the ability to quickly learn new applications
  • Detail oriented individual with demonstrated organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently (with minimal supervision) and within a team environment
  • Strong innovation and creative thinking; self-motivated
  • Must be able to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks

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.

The hourly rate for this internship is approximately $21.00/hour. The hourly rate offered may vary based on year in school and major.