Charles River Laboratories Summer Intern - In-vivo Technical Operations in Morrisville, North Carolina
Summer Intern - In-vivo Technical Operations
Req ID #: 33622
Location: Morrisville, NC, US, 27560
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work e perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
We are seeking anIntern – In-vivo Technical Operations for Discovery Services located in Morrisville, NC.
Under the direction of the Research Manager, the intern will provide technical support to the research team as needed while learning and performing drug formulation verification, animal care and husbandry, Human Tumor Xenograft study set up and monitoring. Learn and perform activities associated with tumor maintenance including passage and calipering, and data entry and verification procedures.
The following are minimum requirements related to theInternposition.
Student currently enrolled in an accredited college/university degree program pursuing a Bachelor's degree in animal science, biology, or related field.
Completion of Sophomore year
Minimum GPA of 2.8
Ability to fulfill a minimum of a 10 week internship within June – August time period
Effective communication and listening skills in a teamwork environment
Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects with a strong attention to detail
Experience in animal care and husbandry of rodents preferred
Discovery from Charles River is industry-proven in the successful development of novel therapies, with over 320 patents and 74 preclinical drug candidates delivered to our sponsors in the past 17 years. Backed by more than 650 scientists, our comprehensive, integrated portfolio employs the latest technology and platforms to provide chemistry, biology, and pharmacology services that support clients from the earliest stages of hit identification all the way through to IND. Our client-focused, collaborative approach creates true partnerships that anticipate challenges, overcome obstacles, and move us forward together on the journey of getting new drugs to market.
About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.
With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.
At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.
For more information, please visitwww.crivr.com.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet