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2024 Intern, Industrial Engineering

Moderna, Inc.
United States of America
Start date
Oct 1, 2023

Job Details

The Role:

If you are an Industrial Engineer looking to make a difference then we are looking for you! We are seeking a highly motivated, creative, broad thinker to help drive process improvements in our Strategic Operations team in Drug Substance Quality Assurance. You will have a great opportunity for hands on experience with basic operational excellence concepts such as process mapping, root cause analyses, lean management, visual KPI tracking, and project delivery as an Intern. The successful candidate will help to drive continuous improvement to improve performance while working closely with our experienced team members.

Our internship program goes from: June 3rd to August 16th 2024. All applicants must be available for the entire duration of the program and available to work onsite in Norwood, MA.

Heres What Youll Do:

  • Analyze and visualize performance data and potential performance opportunities.

  • Support problem solving sessions through use of standard methodologies to ensure correct root cause analysis and diagnosis.

  • Collaborate with global teams for VoC and ensure stakeholder engagement and project alignment.

  • Assist in driving implementation of solutions for process improvement initiatives.

  • Create process maps and visuals to help convey improvement opportunities and gains.

  • Assist in the preparation of workshops, meetings, presentations, and documentation to related to performance improvement initiatives.

  • Participate in cross-functional team meetings and contribute to discussions on process improvements.

  • Adhere to safety guidelines and maintain a clean and organized work environment.

Heres What Youll Bring to the Table:

  • Currently enrolled in a BS degree program; Industrial Engineering students strongly preferred.

  • Strong interest in Operational Excellence and Project Management with a focus on teamwork.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, as well as Tableau, Smartsheet, Visio, and AI/ML.

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively.

  • Familiarity with process mapping techniques and tools is a plus.

Moderna is pleased to provide you with an innovative suite of benefits, including:

  • Free premium access to meditation and mindfulness classes
  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
  • Generous paid time off, including:
    Vacation, sick time and holidays
    Volunteer time to participate within your community
    Discretionary year-end shutdown
  • Location-specific perks and extras!

About Moderna

Since our founding in 2010, we have aspired to build the leading mRNA technology platform, theinfrastructure to reimagine how medicines are created and delivered, and a world-class team. We believe in giving our people a platform to change medicine and an opportunity to change the world.

By living our mission, values, and mindsets every day, our peopleare the driving force behind our scientific progress and our culture.Together, we are creating a culture of belonging and building an organization that cares deeply for our patients, our employees, the environment, and our communities.

We are proud to have been recognized as a Science Magazine Top Biopharma Employer, a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators, and a Great Place to Work in the U.S.

If you want to make a difference and join a team that is changing the future of medicine, we invite you to visit to learn more about our current opportunities.

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is a place where everyone can grow. If you meet the Basic Qualifications for the role and you would be excited to contribute to our mission every day, please apply!

Moderna is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, ethnicity, disability, military or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, or any other personal characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Belonging, Inclusion, and Diversity are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. Were focused on attracting, retaining, developing, and advancing our employees and believe that by cultivating diverse experiences, backgrounds, and ideas, we can provide an environment where every employee is able to contribute their best.

Moderna is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the Talent Acquisition Partner or contact the Accommodations team at (EEO/AAP Employer)




Moderna is advancing messenger RNA (mRNA) science to create a new class of transformative medicines for patients. Moderna’s platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, providing the Company the capability to pursue in parallel a robust pipeline of new development candidates. Moderna is developing therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases and cardiovascular diseases, independently and with strategic collaborators.

mRNA is now a turning point in the history of science, medicine, technology, even humankind itself. With this breakthrough discovery, many of the world’s biggest and most challenging medical problems are no longer a question of “how?” but merely a question of “when?”

Come with us as we pursue the uncharted reaches of possibility and make your mark on the future of medicine.


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200 Technology Square
Cambridge, MA
United States

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