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Charles River Laboratories Digitalization Co-op (Spring 2022) in Horsham, Pennsylvania

Digitalization Co-op (Spring 2022)

Req ID #: 139122


Wilmington, MA, US, 01887 Mattawan, MI, US, 49071 US Reno, NV, US, 89511 Boston, MA, US, 02116 Horsham, PA, US, 19044

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

We are seeking aDigitalization Co-opfor our Digital Safety Assessment (DSA) Commercial Team to be located remotely. As aDigitalization Co-op, you will collaborate with the Global Safety Assessment Team, including DSA operations and commercial teams to produce a wide variety of deliverables focusing on digitalization of our business. Your insightful contribution and fresh perspective will help develop and expand our initiatives and assist you with acquiring coding/automation skills and the knowledge of various digital/operational strategies.

An Internship/Co-op at Charles River Labs provides real world, hands-on experience for college students looking to gain knowledge and skills required for your career field of choice, while giving you an unparalleled internship experience. We are dedicated to ensuring our Co-op/Intern population can experience the ability to Grow, Perform, and Succeed during their time on board.

The following are the responsibilities related to the Digitalization Co-op position:

  • Design, develop & document workflows on Office 365 using the Power Platform from Microsoft with a view to provide/consume data within the MS ecosystem and speed flow of data using process automation across both mobile and desktop computing

  • Data analytics and engineering to support existing reporting or to create new reports and dashboards

  • Front end development using HTML/CSS/JS or similar

  • Technical writing of user stories and supporting documentation for product owners or business analysts

  • Testing of digital applications within an agile team

  • Establishing relationships with key stakeholders on individual project teams

  • Note: each co-op will only do some of the responsibilities listed above depending on project needs and the skills of the co-op.

The following are the qualifications related to theDigitalization Co-op position:

  • Student currently enrolled (or recent graduate) in an accredited college/university degree program (Undergrad or Graduate)

  • Completion of Sophomore year

  • Ability to fulfill a minimum of a 4-6 month Co-op beginning in January 2022

  • Effective communication and listening skills in a teamwork environment

  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects with a strong attention to detail

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required

  • Some experience in coding, Java, C++, SQL, C#, .NET, or HTML (all are not required)

  • Experience working in Microsoft Office 365, specifically SharePoint and the Power Platform, preferred

  • Experience with successfully transforming a manual process into an automated process is a plus

  • Creativity and ability to learn new technologies quickly and ability to work independently and be proactive is required

About Corporate Functions

The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 17,000 employees within 80 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet