Description: Boehringer Ingelheim is currently seeking a talented and motivated cooperative education (co-op) candidate to join the Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) Department located in Ridgefield, CT. As a co-op student within the non-clinical DMPK (ncDMPK) group, you will investigate various technologies related to the mechanistic understanding of drug metabolizing enzymes. Additionally, you will be able to learn the process of small molecule drug development 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: · Design, conduct in vitro assays and interpret the resulting data to investigate mechanistic interactions involving various drug metabolizing enzymes· Investigate the applicability of novel hepatocyte systems as in vitro tools to study drug metabolism· Comply with applicable regulations and perform all work in a safe and responsible manner· Maintain proper records in accordance with SOPs and corporate policies Requirements: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: · Basic understanding of chemistry, biochemistry, and enzyme kinetics is desired· Ability to work in the laboratory independently and to quickly learn how to operate complex analytical instrumentation· Experience to perform experiments, and interpret data from studies involving drug metabolizing enzymes is a plus· Experience with cell culture would be beneficial· Effective written, communication, and interpersonal 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 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.