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Intern - Life Sciences - Bioreactor Facility Boxmeer (BFB)

Boxmeer, Netherlands

Job Description

Are you looking for an internship assignment where you have the freedom to take your own initiative? Do you want to know what it is like to be part of one of the largest multinationals in the pharmaceutical industry? We are looking for a 3rd or 4th year Bachelor Life Sciences (HLO) student who is looking for a challenging internship in our innovative company!

Doing an internship at our company means working on health together with your team in an international working environment. As a student you have every opportunity to develop yourself. In addition, we offer:

• The opportunity to gain experience within the pharmaceutical industry

• An opportunity to expose yourself to possibilities after your internship period

• A challenging and dynamic working environment with plenty of room for personal development

• Good guidance by an experienced specialist

• An internship allowance of €500 gross per month (based on a 40-hour working week)

Your way of working

• You will work a lot with production team members. Making easy contact with others is therefore a must.

• You are independent and ask for support from the improvement team when necessary.

• You share your progress with the various stakeholders during your internship.

• You look at the departments with a fresh perspective and you dare to point out.

• If necessary, you are open to supplementing the internship assignment with other projects and/or tasks, on your own initiative or at the request of the organization.

Welcome to our team

The Bioreactor Facility Boxmeer (BFB) department consists of 30 employees and produces antigens according to high quality standards in bioreactor facilities. The production facility consists of two 2000 liter fermentor lines Up Stream Processing, with two different Down Stream processes being used. Within the BFB department, they work on the number flagship within Animal Health worldwide for which the latest technologies are used, including working with Single Use Bioreactors. You will end up in a high-tech and biotechnological environment with a high level of dynamics.

Are you enthusiastic about this assignment and about doing an internship with us? Apply now and become part of our team!

Animal Health Division

Our Animal Health division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine. We are committed to maintaining and improving the health, welfare and performance of animals and the people who care for them. As a global team of professionals, we work together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world's food chain. We also have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society and our planet.

Through our commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals®, we offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the broadest ranges of veterinary medicines, vaccines, and health management solutions and services. We also supply a comprehensive range of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products. We invest in dynamic and extensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. We are present in more than 50 countries and our products are available in approximately 150 markets.

Who we are…

For more than a century, we have been serving life, producing medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company remains at the forefront of research to deliver innovative healthcare solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that endanger people and animals worldwide.

What we are looking for…

In a world of rapid innovation, we look for brave inventors who want to make an impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will impact generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspectives to our organization. Together we continue to Invent for Life, Impact Lives, and Inspire your Career Growth along the way.




We are proud to be a company that brings together and embraces the value of diverse, talented and committed people. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge each other's thinking and approach problems together. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.


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Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company.  No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

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Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)


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Requisition ID: R268389

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