Boehringer Ingelheim is currently seeking a talented and motivated Co-op candidate to join the Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) department located in Ridgefield, CT. The nonclinical DMPK (ncDMPK) metabolite identification (MetID) group conducts studies to identify human metabolites from investigational small molecule therapeutics. During the Co-Op program, you will investigate various technologies to improve our current MetID workflow. You will learn the fundamentals of MetID and high resolution mass spectrometry while collaborating with experienced scientists.
As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies’ success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim’s high regard for our employees.
Duties & Responsibilities:
· Investigate a microflow liquid chromatography (LC) system to improve analytical sensitivity using a mass spectrometer (MS) coupled to an online analytical trapping system.
· Efficiently conduct, interpret, and report data from in vitro, preclinical, and clinical studies in conjunction with other DMPK scientists within the group.
· Comply with applicable regulations, and perform all work in a safe and responsible manner.
Maintain proper records in accordance with SOPs and corporate policies.
Must be an Undergraduate Student in good academic standing.
Must have completed 12 credit hours within a related major and/or other related coursework.
Overall, cumulative GPA (from last completed quarter) must be at least 3.000 (on 4.0 scale) or better (No rounding up).
Major must be related to the field of internship.
Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities:
· Undergraduate student in a good academic standing.
· Completed at least 12 credit hours in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, and/or other related coursework.
· Major course of study in a field related to DMPK.
· Relevant organic and analytical chemistry courses at the undergraduate level.
· Ability to work in the laboratory independently and to operate complex analytical instruments.
· Laboratory experience should include familiarity with handling biological materials.
· Effective written, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required).
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Who We Are:
At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth. Want to learn more? Visit boehringer-ingelheim.com and join us in our effort to make more health. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.