Posted to MedZilla on 9/25/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-CA, Intern - Analytical Development (San Diego, CA) 1701784-MZ


Empowering Our People to Shine

Takeda is a global, innovation-driven pharmaceutical leader with 30,000 professionals working together across 70+ countries. We have an unwavering dedication to put patients first for more than 230 years while we live our values of Takeda-ism Integrity, Fairness, Honesty, and Perseverance. We are united by our mission to strive towards Better Health and a Brighter Future for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. At Takeda, you will make an impact on people s lives including your own.

Takeda's internship program blends real world experience with an extensive overview of the pharmaceutical industry. Knowledgeable mentors will provide guidance as you gain professional hands-on experience.
The internship is a laboratory position that involves sample preparation and analysis in a pharmaceutical research lab . The intern will work closely with analytical/formulation scientists in the lab and learn techniques in characterizing small molecule drug candidates.
  • Preparing reagents, buffers and HPLC mobile phases
  • Become familiar with lab equipment such as HPLC, UV-Vis, LC-MS, DSC, TGA, XRPD and etc, and learn to run sample analysis with these instruments.
  • Communicate with colleagues effectively
  • Keep an accurate, comprehensible, concise notebook in accordance with company policy
  • Become proficient with MS office applications and write report of experimental results
  • Maintain a safe and organized lab bench


  • Applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. accredited university for the semester before and immediately following the internship.
  • Applicants must be pursuing a Bachelor s degree and have completed at least their sophomore year or be a graduate-level student pursuing either a PharmD or Master s degree; for Bachelor s and Master s degree students, a major in a healthcare, pharmacy or life science field is preferred.
  • Experience in each of the following MS Office applications:
    • MS Outlook - Proficient
    • MS Word - Proficient
    • MS Excel - Proficient
    • MS PowerPoint - Proficient
  • Must be deadline driven and have a high level of organizational and planning skills
  • The ideal candidate exhibits strong analytical, problem-solving, and oral and written communication skills; he or she also possesses the ability to work well in teams, effectively manage multiple projects, and present ideas clearly and concisely.
  • Applicants should be highly motivated with a strong interest in analytical chemistry.
  • Students must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Completion of at least one year of college education prior to the internship is preferable.
  • Successful completion of General Chemistry is required.
  • Applicant should demonstrate an excellent academic record in pursuit of a degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry.

  • May work on the computer for several hours at a time.
  • Manual dexterity required to operate standard laboratory and office equipment
  • Carrying, handling and reaching for objects
  • Exposure to hazardous/toxic/dangerous chemicals
  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.

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