Amgen

Undergrad Co-Op - OPS (Pilot Plant - Upstream Processing)

Employer
Amgen
Location
Thousand Oaks, CA
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Ref
R-112329
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Amgen is the worlds leading biotechnology company. Nurtured on a foundation of strong values, Amgen is deeply rooted in science and innovation to transform new ideas and discoveries into medicines for patients with serious illnesses. Our mission is to serve patients, and we encompass this with each initiative, goal and task we have in mind! It guides us as we continue to research, manufacture and deliver new medicines and reach millions of patients. Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. We use our global talent to achieve togetherto transform the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health. Amgen: We live the mission. We win together. We thrive on continual challenge

We are seeking a co-op for the Thousand Oaks, CA Pilot Plant to execute a variety of production-related and technology-advancement projects. This role will perform activities related to upstream processing and will be supporting technology development activities including characterization efforts.

This Pilot Plant performs bioprocessing operations for multiple mammalian products - such as monoclonal antibodies, bispecific T-cell engagers, and fusion proteins among others - in order to develop and demonstrate production processes at scale and to produce drug substance for a variety of purposes, including toxicology studies, characterization, and clinical trials. The Pilot Plant performs upstream and downstream pilot-scale production activities, from vial thaw through final filtration and formulation. The environment is challenging and ever-changing, with varying degrees of process definition and frequent piloting of novel process operations.

The position is expected to be performed remotely.

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 Bachelors 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 Bachelors 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 in Biology, Life Sciences, Engineering, Chemical

Engineering, Bioengineering, Biotechnology, Computer Science, or related field

Experience with programming and coding languages, such as Python

Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, including building of Macros with Microsoft Visual Basic

Previous Co-Op or Internship experience

Graduation by summer 2022

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.

Only candidates who apply via http://careers.amgen.com/ will be considered. Please search for Keyword 112329.

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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.