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Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Co.

Devens Biologics 2023 Summer Intern Program



Full Time

On Site


Devens, Massachusetts, United States

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Position Summary

Are you looking for an opportunity to gain experience in BioPharma while gaining leadership exposure, career mentorship, and making an impact on work that matters? The 10-week internship program at Bristol Myers Squibb’s growing state of the art Biologics campus in Devens, MA is the ultimate career experience!

The program includes formal and informal networking, development, and mentorship of participants with a focus on building and advancing professional skills in the BioPharma industry.

Candidates will be matched with projects based on skills and interests to support projects and continuous improvement initiatives at the Devens Campus. Projects are associated with functional areas including, but not limited to:

  • Commercial Biologics Manufacturing - Operations, Support, Material process

  • Digital Plant - Automation assistance for manufacturing and operations

  • Quality - Ensuring compliance with health authority regulations

  • Operational Excellence - Lean process improvement and performance (Six Sigma)

  • Manufacturing Sciences and Technology - Global Capabilities & Technical Strategies, Portfolio Management, Material Science, Cryogenics, Bioprocess Technology Labs, Process Engineering

  • Biologics Development Laboratories - Cell Culture, Purification, Analytical

All projects will be defined with key deliverables and provide candidates with opportunities to develop new skills and work directly on key aspects of the business. Example deliverables include process optimization, development of templates/best practices, strategy development, deployment of new capabilities in laboratories, and proof of concept work in laboratories.

This full-time ten week internship program will take place June through August of 2023. Please specify in your resume if you are looking for a lab-based position, a site-focused position, or are open to either role type.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge or understanding of biotech process such as cell culture and purification

  • General lab skills

  • Data management

  • Process optimization

  • Development of templates/best practices

  • Strategy development

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Currently enrolled in a Science or Engineering Bachelor of Science, Masters, or Doctorate program

  • Interest and passion for BioPharma and biotechnology

  • Strong communication skills

  • Experience working in highly collaborative environment, ability to work in a team

  • Strong analytical skills as demonstrated through previous experiences which may include: laboratory experience, project design course(s), research projects, knowledge of programming/scientific software, and/or previous co-ops/internships

  • Candidates who are seeking to learn more about the process development lab space, manufacturing environment, or manufacturing support roles

Students will have access to the shuttle from Alewife Station in Cambridge, MA directly to the Devens, MA campus.


Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to . Visit[Register to View] target="_blank"> [Register to View] to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

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