17-Sep-2020 Auto req ID 129242BR Job Description When youre part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, youll do important work. Youll have the opportunity to grow and learn in a culture that empowers your development. We have created an inclusive, global environment that values the power of diverse talent, backgrounds, and experiences to drive speed, productivity, innovation, and growth. Our internship program will give you a chance to get real world business experience and build your network before graduation. We are seeking an energetic, responsible intern to join our growing organization. In this position, you will be expected to learn the ins-and-outs of our daily routines and procedures. You will focus on learning how our organization runs, and can be expected to gain valuable insight that can further your interest in your chosen career field. Customers throughout the globe rely on our extensive range of products and servicesfrom next-generation instruments to everyday lab essentials to life-saving medicine. If you desire to be a part of a world-class team, Thermo Fisher Scientific can provide you with the opportunity to work in RD to produce products that enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Thermo Fishers Research and Development work is carried out by dedicated, team-oriented professionals who want to make a difference. Summary of Internship Internship positions provide an opportunity for engineering and science students to get hands on experience in a research development environment. Internship opportunities within Research and Development may include but are not limited to New Product Introduction Software Engineering Development Cell Biology Molecular Biology Chemistry BioInformatics Hiring Locations may include but are not limited to Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, California, Virginia, Oregon, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Essential Functions Executes experimental plans, analyzes data, and contributes to technical reports and product summaries with guidance Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of data requires an evaluation of various factors Exhibits creativity in selecting approaches and techniques for obtaining solutions Investigates new methods and technologies and maintains accurate lab notebook to support protection of intellectual property in accordance with relevant Thermo Fisher required standards Interacts with other internal departments (i.e., Business Development, Quality, Operations, Technical Services, andor Marketing) in the commercialization of new products Performs duties with guidance from manager Complies with all company safety, training, and quality regulations (e.g., ISO compliance, GLPGMP requirements, etc.) and procedures May be required to perform other related duties as required andor assigned Qualifications RD Interns sometimes work in a laboratory environment and are required to be able to lift up to 40 lbs. As an RD Intern, you may be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties. You must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials. An RD Intern must be able to work flexible hours. Candidate must be able to work independently with direction, as well as in collaborative teams. Interns must also be able to carry out standard operating procedures involving basic laboratory techniques, calculations, materials measurement, operation of laboratory equipment and record keeping. Interns can be responsible for testing data records, notebooks and computerized data storage. Additionally Interns are asked to make detailed observations and analyze data to ensure we are operating within expected parameters Student currently enrolled in classes leading to an accredited Bachelors degree in a related engineering, science or life science discipline Preferred majors Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or other related major Strong desire and motivation to develop a career in Research Development Strong leadership and team building skills Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team Willingness to learn, be mentored, and improve Desire to contribute and improve design of new and existing scientific instrumentation products Exceptional customer focus Desire to teach other engineers and scientist about technology in area of expertise Previous industrial experience is preferred Aptitude for working with hands and having experience using hand-tools may be beneficial Requires a functional knowledge of laboratory equipment and techniques. Accuracy and attention to detail is required in performing all functions of this position. Initiative, organizational and computer skills are extremely valuable to ensure effective laboratory operations. Excellent written and oral communications skills are required. To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular missionenabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today! Position Title Research Development Intern Country State City US - California - Carlsbad, US - California - South San Francisco, US - Illinois - Rockford, US - Massachusetts - Waltham, US - North Carolina - Asheville, US - Wisconsin - Madison Job Category Internship Apprenticeship Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEOAffirmative 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.