Boehringer Ingelheim is currently seeking a talented and innovative Co-Op candidate to join our Animal Health Global Innovation department located at our Athens, GA facility. As a Co-Op, you will participate in a dynamic, international research program with an overarching goal of discovering new drugs for veterinary parasitology. You will play a hands-on role in assay development, employing molecular, cellular and biochemical techniques to drive drug discovery efforts. Throughout the course of your work, you will have exposure to multiple functions within Research and Development in animal health.
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:
- Develop molecular biology technologies to interrogate parasite biology
- Under supervision, design, execute and analyze experiments that address molecular parasitology hypotheses
- Present and evaluate data is research team setting
- Work closely with scientists to prioritize assay development that provides solutions for ongoing projects
- Contribute intellectual input into innovative drug discovery efforts for veterinary parasites
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:
- Excellent inter-personal and inter-cultural skills
- Strong laboratory skills in molecular, biochemical and/or cell biology (or equivalent biological science)
- Experience communicating scientific data in a research setting
- Willingness to learn new techniques and apply the acquired knowledge to solve inherent challenges in molecular parasitology
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
This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious accommodation. Click here for more information on the vaccine mandate and COVID-19.
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.
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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.
Job – Apprenticeship
Primary Location – Americas-US-GA-Athens
Other Locations – Americas-United States
Organization – US-Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health
Schedule – Full-time