Intern PMO Engineering

Location
La Verne, CA
Posted
Jan 22, 2022
Ref
2729072
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Intern PMO Engineering
United States - California - La Verne

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible


Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting millions of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

As a Gilead Intern, you will contribute to high-impact meaningful projects that will not only further advance our company's mission but will allow you to gain real world experience at one of the most innovative organizations in the world. You will also have opportunities to participate in special events including professional development and leadership presentations, social/network building activities and local community volunteer programs.

Gilead Sciences Inc. is looking for a dedicated Engineering intern resource to provide project support for qualification of Clinical Flex Fill Line at its La Verne, CA facility. During the summer of 2022, the qualification of Clinical Flex Fill Line will be taking place. During this time, new equipment will undergo qualification.

Specific Responsibilities & Desired Outcomes:
  • Learning principles of (and subsequently demonstrating) Good Engineering Practice (GEP), Good Documentation Practice (GDP), and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) within the pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
  • Learning principles of (and subsequently demonstrating) Data Integrity within the pharmaceutical manufacturing environment as it pertains to Engineering planning, design, documentation, and testing.
  • Creating, developing, revising, and editing technical documentation in support of manufacturing systems, including requirements, specifications, test plans, and reports.
  • Arranging, field-verifying, and redlining Engineering drawings and schematics of manufacturing systems.
  • Performing, documenting, and providing general support for Engineering commissioning testing of manufacturing systems.
  • Performing various clerical tasks in support of Engineering activities, including document preparation, scanning, copying, etc.


At project end, the following outcomes are desired:
  • The Engineering intern resource should have become familiar with principles of GEP, GDP, and GMP within the pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
  • The Engineering intern resource should have become familiar with principles of process Engineering within the pharmaceutical manufacturing environment as it pertains to fill line operations.
  • The Engineering intern resource should have added significant value to the project, demonstrated by completion of or assisting in completion of project deliverables.


Candidate Experience, Knowledge, and Area of Study
  • Completion of 2+ years of classwork in an Engineering curriculum at an accredited university. All Engineering candidates are acceptable, but candidates with classwork in a curricula focusing on Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer/Systems Engineering, and/or Engineering Technology are preferred.
  • Familiarity with and experience operating Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
  • Familiarity with and experience operating Windows-based devices (e.g. PCs).
  • Strong technical writing abilities.
  • Motivated to learn new concepts and able to apply concepts in unfamiliar situations


Required Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.8
  • Must be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a Bachelor's/Masters/PhD program at an accredited US based university or college
  • Must be Rising Junior or Senior in undergrad or a Graduate or Doctoral Student
  • Must be enrolled in the Fall Semester at an accredited university/college after the completion of the internship
  • Must be able to complete a 10-12 consecutive week internship between June and September
  • Must be able to work remotely or relocate if necessary and work at the designated site for the duration of the internship
  • Must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination* prior to start of internship


Gilead Core Values:
  • Integrity (Doing What's Right)
  • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
  • Teamwork (Working Together)
  • Excellence (Being Your Best)
  • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)


The purpose of the vaccination requirement is to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace and support the health and safety of our communities. *A person is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request an accommodation.

As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance. For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the EEO is the Law poster.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Apply online today at www.gilead.com/careers.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications and advice from internal and external experts, Gilead has made the decision to require all U.S. employees and contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. “Full vaccination” is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.​

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the ‘EEO is the Law' poster.

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