Boehringer Ingelheim, founded in 1885 by Albert Boehringer in Ingelheim, Germany, began with just 28 people employed to manufacture tartaric acid salts. Now, more than 125 years later, the company operates globally with 146 affiliates and more than 47,000 employees.
Boehringer Ingelheim is currently seeking a talented and innovative Intern to join our Nonclinical Drug Safety department located at our Ridgefield, CT facility. As an Intern, you will work with an experienced toxicologist to organize and assess the safety of excipients used in nonclinical and clinical formulations and safety of drug-related impurities. These assessments will be derived from primary data sources and from toxicology data in the open literature and marketed product information.
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.
* Mine open literature and other sources for key toxicology data on excipients and impurities
* Organize data into standard assessment formats
* Input data into relevant databases
* Draft written recommendations on the safety of excipients and impurities
* 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 3.200 (on 4.0 scale) or better (No rounding up).
* Major must be related to the field of internship.
**Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities:**
* Course completion in basic biology, physiology, molecular biology, organic chemistry
* Experience with databases and basic computational tools such as Excel.
* Ability to search for scientific literature using internet based approaches
* Ability to extract relevant scientific information into prescribed organizational schemes
* Ability to evaluate toxicology data, with guidance, and make recommendations on safety
* Independent, motivated, innovated, team-oriented approach.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required) Must be 18