When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals!

Our internship program will give you a chance to get real world business experience and build your network before graduation. We are seeking an upbeat, responsible intern to join our growing organisation. In this position, you will be encouraged to learn the ins-and-outs of our daily routines and procedures. You will focus on learning how our organisation operates and will gain valuable insight that can further your curiosity about your chosen career field.

Customers throughout the globe rely on our extensive range of products and services—from next-generation Bioreactors to Fluid Management Systems. If you desire to be a part of an outstanding team, Thermo Fisher Scientific can provide you with the opportunity to work and support teams that enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer. Thermo Fisher’s work is conducted by dedicated professionals who want to make a difference. We have many opportunities to offer!

How will you make an impact?

Internship positions provide an opportunity for life science or mechanical students to get hands on experience in a technical and commercial environment.

You will posses the desire, demeanour, and strive to work in a commercial environment. The 12-month Application Scientist internship is crafted to offer you the opportunity to develop experience with our Single Use Technologies product portfolio and introduce you to technical and commercial skills while conducting meaningful work supporting the remote Field Application Scientist team.

During the internship programme you will support our customers with Thermo Fisher Scientific Single Use solutions collaborating closely with the Field Application Scientists, Technical Sales Specialists, Account Managers, Manufacturing, Quality and Customer Care teams amongst others. Your engagement and level of commitment will ensure that our clients will get the right selection of products that will fit their current and future needs.

Key roles and responsibilities

  • To work alongside the current FAS to help provide pre-sales support to the commercial teams for the territory planning.
  • Use Salesforce.com to supervise and maintain relevant projects, landmarks, and cases.
  • Attend customer calls and on-site meetings alongside the FAS and support any relevant technical follow-up activities.
  • To support customer training lead by the FAS on-site.
  • Actively participate in FAS led internal communications i.e., FAS training, Knowledge Sharing Call series.
  • Attend regular 1:1 meeting with internship supervisors and with the FAS Manager.
  • Hardware up keeping and management.
  • Reviewing technical drawings and documents.
  • Taking part in process improvements, development projects, as well as contributing towards the resolution of common issues.

Qualifications, competencies & skills

  • Student currently studying a life science related subject (Biology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Biotechnology, Bioprocess Engineering) or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Students required to complete a 12-month internship.
  • Strong desire and motivation to develop a career in a scientific or mechanical    field.
  • Leadership and team building skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team.
  • Desire to learn, be mentored, and improve.
  • Customer orientation (experience in a customer facing setting is advantageous)
  • Previous laboratory experience is desirable.
  • Experience with handling databases is advantageous.
  • Track record of meeting time frames.
  • Organisation and prioritisation skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is required in performing all functions of this position.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills are required.