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Information Technology - Product Engineer - Intern


Boehringer Ingelheim is currently seeking two talented and innovative Interns to join our Information Technology (IT) department located at our Ridgefield, CT facility. As an Intern, you will a participate and support strategic and/or operational programs within Boehringer Ingelheim.

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.

Duties & Responsibilities

•    Understand and analyze business processes and needs, with guidance of IT colleagues
•    Assist in the development of requirements and present possible solutions or improvements.
•    Assist in rapid prototyping ideas and building minimum viable products 
•    Write best interactive UI components for our web app built with JavaScript, React or TypeScript
•    Deploy applications with modern infrastructure using Docker, and Azure/AWS platform
•    Assist in various coding refactoring and documentation tasks.
•    Support goals by participating on project teams and delivering on assigned tasks and action items.
•    Work closely with developers, test engineers and business analysts
•    Participate in technical decisions that affect service architecture and make a lasting impact


  • Must be a current undergraduate, graduate or advanced degree student in good academic standing
  • Student must be enrolled at a college or university for the duration of the internship
  • Overall cumulative minimum GPA from last completed quarter/semester 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) preferred
  • Major or minor in related field of internship
  • Undergraduate students must have completed at least 12 credit hours at current college or university
  • Graduate and Advanced Degree students must have completed at least 9 credit hours at current college or university
  • Basic level of IT process understanding and demonstrated knowledge for their area of responsibility.
  • Knowledge of project management preferred
  • Knowledge of life cycle methodology preferred.
  • Experience in:
    • Full-stack software application development using any of programming language such as Java, NodeJs
    • Building and working with GraphQL, RESTful APIs or related web technologies
    • Working with relational databases like MySQL or Postgres
    • Cloud Platforms (AWS/Azure) and a Version Control System like Git

Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Pursuing a master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field from an accredited college or university
  • Knowledge on digital marketing, omnichannel and trends as well as agile methodology practices
  • Experience in:
    • Structured and unstructured databases and building and deploying microservices using Java or Nodejs, Docker, and Kubernetes
    • Working experience in JavaScript, Node.js, Typescript, React, SQL, Service Oriented Architecture with Web front ends (Single-Page-Application frameworks)
    • Power Virtual Agent, Azure Cloud, Azure Cognitive Services, Bot Framework and LUIS/NLP are big pluses.

Eligibility Requirements

•    Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
•    Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)
•    Must be 18 years of age or older