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Intern - Tech Ops

Company: Charles River Laboratories
Location: Ashland
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

For 75 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for this position, A RESUME/CV MUST BE UPLOADED AND SUBMITTED DURING THE APPLICATION PROCESS. Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.JOB SUMMARYInternship at Charles River LaboratoriesCharles River is committed to providing its people an environment that fosters learning and offers opportunities to have a fulfilling career built on strengths, supported by our learning and development framework. CRL DNA, the core set of behaviors that will enable us to live our values of Care, Lead, Own, and Collaborate and fuel the success of our business. These behaviors are shared across all roles and functions and will help support our learning and development journey at Charles River.General Intern Responsibilities:

  • Learns and understands the overall concept of the company, including the brand, customers, product goals, and all other aspects of service.
  • Rotates through our divisions of responsibility and provides ideas to grow and improve the business.
  • Accepts designated, business-focus projects to research, propose ideas and solutions, and present final project during the internship.
  • Engages with internal customers or clients in a positive supportive manner.
  • May provide suggestions to management for improving internal processes.
  • Learns and becomes proficient on internal software systems.
  • Perform all tasks in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).Specific intern duties are to be determined based on student placement within the business. Each student will be matched to a department based on the student's interests and background.Works in a research environment, which requires use of sharp objects, working around mechanical parts, working with or near known or unknown toxic or caustic chemicals and/or biological hazards, exposure to fumes and airborne particles.The employee regularly works with live animals with risk of exposure to dander, allergens, zoonotic disease, and biohazards.The noise level in the work environment ranges from low to high depending upon the species housed.JOB QUALIFICATIONSQualifications / Skills:
    • Verbal communication
    • Organization
    • Professionalism
    • Customer focus
    • Confidentiality
    • Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements: In 3rd or 4th year of college graduate programABOUT SAFETY ASSESSMENTCharles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market. Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.ABOUT CHARLES RIVERCharles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients' clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.With over 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client's unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYCharles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

Keywords: Charles River Laboratories, Akron , Intern - Tech Ops, Other , Ashland, Ohio

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