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Job ID :
61797BR
Location :
US - California - Pleasanton
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Job Title

Manufacturing Sciences Intern

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work. And you’ll have the opportunity for continual growth and learning in a culture that empowers your development. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With revenues of $20 billion, we have approximately 65,000 employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental and process control industries. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, and solve analytical challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications.

Summary of Internship

During this program, the intern will be involved in developing a manufacturing process for small scale synthesis of oligonucleotides (up to 5nmoles scale). The advertised internship position provides an opportunity for students, who are pursuing a Chemistry or Biochemistry or Chemical engineering degree /Biochemistry, to get an exposure in the high throughput manufacturing of oligonucleotides. The position starts in June, paid working 40 hours per week through August.

Essential Functions
  • Design and develop process for small scale oligonucleotide synthesis.
  • Develop analytical methods for qualifying the raw materials for small scale synthesis.
  • Accept candid feedback and look for areas of improvements.
  • Work with team to investigate trends and performs statistical analysis to analyze the trends.
  • Assist with practical process improvement efforts that improve the manufacturability of the product.
  • Work with team in troubleshooting instruments/processes.
  • Work with instruments that are used for oligonucleotide manufacturing such as oligonucleotide synthesizer, HPLC, MS, Spectrophotometer, PAGE, liquid handlers.
  • Prepare and present written and oral reports to manager.
  • Perform other responsibilities to support the needs of the department, as assigned.

Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate processes, timelines and schedules clearly
  • A Strong willingness to learn, be mentored, and improve
  • Desire to contribute and improve the design of new and existing scientific instrumentation products
  • Must be capable of multi-tasking and being flexible to meet changing priorities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications.

Qualifications
  • Organic Chemistry/Biochemistry/Chemical Engineering student with a related knowledge and or experience in oligonucleotide manufacturing

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today!

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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