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Hours Full-time
Location New Brunswick, New Jersey

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Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren’t words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. Read more:

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated undergraduate scientist to be part of the Reference Standard and Critical Reagents (RSCR) team supporting operational activities associated with workflow efficiencies at the New Brunswick, NJ site located next to the Cook campus of Rutgers’s University. RSCR manages the global in-house reference standards and critical reagents for Bristol-Myers Squibb. In this position, you will directly support operational projects including transferring critical documents into an electronic repository, data entry into inventory systems, cataloging materials, subdividing RSCR materials, and working with our Scientist on various activities within our laboratory. Additional responsibilities could be assigned and include but are not limited to report writing, project management, and liaising with relevant internal BMS departments.

The successful candidate must be highly motivated and a self-starter. Strong computer and organization skills are essential. As this is supporting operations, the physical demands and work environment includes but is not limited to: sitting / standing, walking on level surfaces, repetitive use of arms, hands, and wrists.

This full-time six-month co-op program will take place July through December of 2024.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting Project Managers and learning skills including laboratory data review and interpretation, supply chain, business documentation, and influencing across a matrixed network

  • Laboratory data entry into the RSCR Inventory database

  • Reviewing material’s Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and updating RSCR records with any discrepancies found.

  • Assisting with laboratory activities as needed

  • Report directly to the Senior Managers of RSCR on a regular basis to update on the progress of work achieved.

Qualifications & Experience

  • BS or MS student majoring in any degree, preference given to a science or engineering student. Must be actively enrolled in a matriculated program. Ability to work on-site at BMS’s New Brunswick, NJ campus a must. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are required. Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.

If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn’t perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers

With a single vision as inspiring as “Transforming patients’ lives through science™ ”, every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

On-site Protocol

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is a necessary job function of this role, which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and it enhances the Company culture.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to . Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

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