Gaithersburg, MD, US
Nov 24, 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 groundbreaking research and development within the Vaccine R&D Division at Emergent. You will work alongside seasoned scientists who strive to discover novel treatments for viral and bacterial infections. You will gain experience using multiple data searching, data accessioning and data analysis platforms as well as document writing, computer system validation and project management. The intern will report for 8 hours per day until 31 December 2020. At completion, the intern provides a PowerPoint presentation and a written summary report.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assist in developing networking tools to foster communication and innovative and breakthrough thinking throughout the Vaccine Business Unit.
  • Assist in various organizational tasks such as, but not limited to, laboratory reorganization and relocation activities.
  • Assist in drafting, revising and maintaining documentation for computer system management.
  • Follow good documentation practices.
  • Assist in building or populating sample accessioning databases.
  • 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 and 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 Engineering 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 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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Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions' approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions' approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.

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