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Lilly Drug Discovery & Development Masters and PhD Internship in Indianapolis, Indiana

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Basic Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Enrolled in an Masters or PhD program with a concentration in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutics, or a related discipline.

  • Expected graduation on or after August 2022

Responsibilities

Intern Overview:

Lilly’s internship program provides science students the unique opportunity to work in the Drug Discovery or Development areas of a world-class pharmaceutical company. Our internship program helps us identify future technical talent and leaders, and allows interns to gain technical expertise and understanding of the drug development process, experience our culture and see the variety of career paths available at Lilly.

We are looking for students majoring in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, pharmaceutics or a related discipline to join our team of scientists. As an intern you will have an opportunity to diversify your skillset while contributing to cutting edge research.

Your work or project may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Bio assay development

  • Biological testing of compounds

  • Organic and Peptide synthesis

  • Chemical Modality

  • Molecular biology

  • Protein expression

  • Purification, characterization, analytical methods and formulation

  • Flow chemistry

  • Project management

  • Drug product design and performance

  • Drug product manufacturing process development

The internship positions are located at our corporate headquarters in Indianapolis, IN. Each intern will be assigned a project providing the opportunity to actively contribute to the Discovery or Development organization, build a more comprehensive understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, and the role Eli Lilly and Company scientists play in delivering innovative medicines to patients.

  • Desired Experience:

  • Team player with excellent communication skills

  • Previous laboratory or pharmaceutical research experience

You don't have to be an expert in the pharmaceutical Industry to join Lilly. First and foremost, Lilly is seeking leaders who have passion; a passion for innovation, a passion for making a difference in people’s lives and a passion for learning, development and global leadership. We seek self-starting individuals who demonstrate decision-making, project management and data analysis skills. Strong problem solving, organizational, and analytical skills are also needed to perform successfully.

Additional Information

Additional Benefits:

  • All interns will be considered for full-time positions based on their internship performance

  • Lilly arranges various intern activities including sporting events, dinners, lunch and learns, etc. to provide opportunities for socializing, professional development, and learning more about Lilly.

  • Interns will receive a competitive salary and free parking at their work site, as well as access to Lilly’s LIFE fitness center and bike garage

  • If the intern's job position requires a move from another location, Lilly will provide subsidized housing

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( LillyRecruitingCompliance@lists.lilly.com ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people. We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!

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