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Summer Co-op/Product Manufacturing


Department Description:

MSAT (Manufacturing, Sciences, and Technology) is a multi-disciplinary department that provides expertise in biomanufacturing science, process trending, process validation, and technology transfer. It is the site’s center for expertise in manufacturing and process sciences. The MSAT team must be able to resolves complex technical issues to enable processes to be implemented in a timely manner with minimal risk to project timelines, regulatory filing, and ongoing operations.

Job Description:

Provide technical support for biopharmaceutical product manufacturing (cell culture and protein purification). This individual will support technology transfer of new products, product lifecycle management of existing commercial products, campaign readiness, and technical support for manufacturing.

  • Support projects or activities (problem solves, documentation creation/revision) associated with the product technical lifecycle with regards to process/yield improvements, process knowledge management, continued process verification at-scale, batch deviations, and ensuring accuracy of regulatory CMC registered detail.
  • Participate in teams for the rapid resolution of technical issues impacting supply through product performance investigations via the use of root cause analysis (RCA) tools and corrective and preventative actions (CAPA).
  • Develop a strong technical understanding of biopharmaceutical technologies including large scale cell culture technologies, bioseparation techniques, and pharmaceutical manufacturing of proteins by supporting GMP commercial scale production operations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a BS (Juniors or Seniors only) or MS in Biological or Chemical Engineering, Biology, Biochemistry/Chemistry, or similar disciplines.
  • Must be able to work full-time (35-40 hours/week) throughout the duration of the 6-month co-op (June - December 2024). There is option to extend the co-op duration to 12 months.
  • Must have an active student status and/or within 12 months post-graduation from a BS or MS degree program. Post-doctoral candidates are not eligible. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fundamental understanding of biopharmaceuticals or bioprocessing (cell culture and/or protein purification); strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Committed team player prepared to work in and embrace a team-based culture.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to interact well with peers in scientific, quality, engineering and operational disciplines.
  • Project management skills


  • While GSK embraces a flexible work environment, we do require certain positions to be onsite. Candidates who are hired for an on-site role or hybrid role, and reside outside of 50-miles from their assigned work location, are eligible for relocation stipend. This is a one-time payment to help offset housing & relocation expenses. Please refer to the position details for the requirements of each position. 
  • GSK Interns and Co-ops are offered a competitive hourly pay rate and benefits. Please note, benefits eligibility determined the month following date of hire.

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Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must successfully pass a drug screen and background check prior to assignment target start date.  
  • If your skillsets are a match for this role, you will be contacted by our recruitment team with next steps to complete our internal World of GSK Assessment.
    • Please note, you must receive a passing score to move forward in the interview process. Once your assessment is complete, a recruiter will review your results and be in touch with next steps.