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Boehringer Ingelheim Bioprocess Technology - Summer Intern in SAINT JOSEPH, Missouri

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.


Boehringer Ingelheim is currently seeking a talented and innovative Intern to join our Bioprocess technology Shift team in the Global Supply Animal Health division located at our St. Joseph, MO, facility. As an Intern, you will be responsible to support the onsite technology shift scientists developing media and optimizing cell growth for the improvement of our veterinary vaccines. You will provide assistance to develop processes for the manufacturing of viral vaccines in mammalian or insect cell cultures as well as carrying out relevant tests to determine the quality of the antigen and/or vaccine in the laboratory.

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:

· Preparation of growth media for the cultivation of mammalian/insect cells

· Cultivation of mammalian/insect cells in various growth systems (stationary, suspension)

· Aseptic sampling of cultures and analysis of cells, substrates and metabolites

· Assistance in writing protocols and evaluating data

· Execution of biological assays to determine the quantity of cells, viruses, product produced


Must be an Undergraduate, Graduate, or Professional 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:

· Experience with the cultivation of mammalian and/or insect cells

· Skilled in aseptic techniques

· Experience in the preparation of growth media

· Experience in biological assays (such as cell counting, analysis of substrates and metabolites, ELISA, titrations)

· Good documentation, writing and math skills

Eligibility Requirements:

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 at http://www.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., Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Puerto Rico 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; citizenship status, marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; physical or psychiatric disability; veteran or military status; domestic violence victim status; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Organization: US-Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health

Title: Bioprocess Technology - Summer Intern

Location: Americas-US-MO-Saint Joseph

Requisition ID: 2014710