Internship/ Co-op Opportunity, Moderna, Norwood, MA.
This is a 10-12 week summer internship located in Norwood, MA. Applicants must be available for the entire duration of the internship. Start date will be June 5, 2023.
The Technical Development organization at Moderna is looking for top talent in science and engineering to deliver on its mission to design manufacturing processes for mRNA medicines. Summer Interns will have an opportunity to be part of high-performing project teams developing new manufacturing platforms to produce mRNA therapeutics and vaccines destined for clinical trials and commercial licensure. You will apply your educational background and learn new technical skills in the synthesis of mRNA, assembly of lipid nanoparticles and formulation of drug products to be administered to patients. You will develop a deep understanding of control strategies to ensure manufacturing processes can consistently deliver mRNA medicines of the highest quality.
Here’s What You’ll Do
Work with a team of highly skilled experts to come up to speed quickly on technology and techniques.
Use laboratory, technical and communication skills to generate experimental results, perform data analysis, and document in formal reports including conclusions and recommended next steps.
Perform process scale-up, support technology transfer and provide manufacturing support at internal Moderna, and external contract manufacturing sites.
Participate in planning, design, execution, analysis of experiments and formal risk assessments to establish critical process parameters, and overall process control strategies.
Optimize the impact of formulation and processing conditions on the stability of mRNA drug products and process intermediates
Review and share relevant academic literature, and establish new collaborations with internal research and manufacturing groups.
Create scaled-down models, and high throughput experimental setups for unit operations
Characterize mRNA and lipid nanoparticles through collaboration with the analytical team
Prepare technical reports and present finding in cross-functional meetings
Here’s What You’ll Need (Minimum Qualifications)
Current student working towards Bachelors or Masters in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Biomolecular Engineering, Chemistry, Biochemistry/Biophysics, Molecular Biology, Biostatistics, Pharmaceutical Science, Bioengineering or a related field
Strong fundamental scientific and engineering skills for the evaluation of experimental data
Laboratory skills applicable to bioprocess development and analytical methods
Here’s What You’ll Bring to the Table (Preferred Qualifications)
GPA of 3.5 on a 4 scale or equivalent
Demonstrated ability to work both independently as well as the ability to contribute to high performing teams
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
A desire to make an impact as part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.
Moderna is pleased to provide you with an innovative suite of benefits, including:
Free premium access to meditation and mindfulness classes
Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
Generous paid time off, including:
• Vacation, sick time and holidays
• Volunteer time to participate within your community
• Discretionary winter shut down
Location-specific perks and extras!
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Deadline: November 16 2022