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Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Co.

Chemical Process Development Summer Intern (2023)



Full Time

On Site


New Brunswick, New Jersey, 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.

Chemical Process Development works with colleagues throughout the entire pharmaceutical development process, from discovery to commercial launch and beyond. Chemical engineers in CPD work on synthetic chemical processes for producing novel small molecule drug compounds and intermediates. These efforts can involve experimental laboratory studies, modeling of key unit operations, as well as preparation for scale-up in pilot plants. Specific unit operations that require investigation include reaction, distillation, extractive workup, crystallization, filtration, drying, and milling. The candidate will gain laboratory experience and an improved understanding of application of chemical engineering fundamentals in the pharmaceutical R&D industry.

We are looking for students at the sophomore and junior level majoring in Chemical Engineering for our Engineering Intern program.

Summer interns will work with mentors for ~10 weeks on a guided research project. The program is organized to ensure that interns gain valuable industry and functional experience, work on challenging assignments, learn about BMS and meet diverse company representatives.

Program Dates: Monday June 5th, 2023 - Friday, August 11th, 2023

Applications are currently being accepted and may be selected on a rolling basis. Those selected will be notified by February 28, 2023.

Please note: interns that will be in-person and if candidate reside more than 50 miles away from the work location, they will receive a housing stipend.


  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in an accredited university program seeking an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering. Candidates enrolled in a dual-degree program must be in the undergraduate portion of their program only.

  • Candidates should have previous research experience and strong grasp of chemical engineering fundamentals in courses taken-to-date.

  • Must have good oral/written communication skills and be able to work in a team environment.

  • Must include GPA on resume for consideration (program requires GPA of 3.0 or greater).

  • All candidates must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship needs now or in the future.


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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