2022 Summer Internship Program at PPD, Lab Scientific Intern

2022 Summer Internship Program at PPD, Lab Scientific Intern

2022 Summer Internship Program at PPD, Lab Scientific Intern. PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services.  At PPD, we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose- to improve health!

SUMMER DIVERSITY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – GMP LABORATORY SCIENTIFIC
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Job ID: 206708

Location: Middleton – WI

This position is located at our GMP lab in Middleton, WI – the largest GMP laboratory in North America. Check out this video for a brief introduction to our lab as told by our scientists: https://vimeo.com/284382895/ce7832f6d9.

We hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. You will receive extensive training to allow you to be successful at PPD, and it’s not just talking – our award-winning training programs speak for themselves.

What is the SDIP?

This internship is uniquely designed for high-performing students interested in growing their experience in the contract research organization (CRO) industry who self-identify as members of traditionally underrepresented minority groups in the pharmaceutical and drug development industry. These groups include racial groups like Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), protected veterans and/or individuals with disabilities.

PPD’s SDIP Offers Students:

  • Paid internship
  • Intern housing and relocation assistance
  • Professional development stipend of $200
  • Mentorship and networking
  • Development workshops: Strength Finders and Resiliency
  • Social media contest with prizes
  • Management teams provided with cultural competency training

Role Description

PPD is currently recruiting for our 2022 Summer Internship Program at our GMP Laboratory. The Program requires full-time hours (40 hours per week) starting May 23rd through August 12th.

Internships are available with several departments including Small Molecule, Inhalation, Physical & Chemical Characterization, Extractables & Leachables, Biopharmaceutical, Microbiology, and Gene & Cell Therapy. Placement will be determined based on interest and major of study.

Interns will learn about a contract research laboratory and its role within the pharmaceutical research and development industry. They will also be assigned specific project activities under the direction of their supervisor. The student will benefit by applying what they have learned in the classroom to practical situations and by having various opportunities to develop professionally.

Pay: $15.00/hr

Responsibilities

  • Utilize and further develop your research, analytical, laboratory, and organizational skills by working with our team on real life projects
  • Gain understanding and experience working in a regulated, industry laboratory
  • Gain exposure through networking events, social media, and shadowing opportunities
  • Participate in professional development opportunities focused on topics such as personal brand, building relationships, interviewing and resume building, career preparedness, and engaging in continuous coaching and development with the assistance of a team of mentors
  • Attending and participating in meetings and conference calls
  • Other ad-hoc tasks under the direction of your designated supervisor at PPD

Eligibility

  • Students must self-identify as a member of a traditionally underrepresented groups such as Black, Indigenous and people of colour (BIPOC), protected veteran, and/or as an individual with disabilities
  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program
  • Must be a rising senior (projected to graduate Dec 2022 or May 2023)
  • Majors accepted: Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology, Immunology, Biotechnology

Work Environment Requirements

PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

  • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner
  • Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours
  • Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds
  • Able to work in non-traditional work environments
  • Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency
  • May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements, including infectious agents, typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments.
  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities
  • As a condition of employment with PPD, in this role, you must have received your Covid-19 vaccine and you must disclose proof of your vaccination status upon employment.

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