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Bristol Myers Squibb Cell Therapy Intern in Seattle, Washington

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.

At BMS, the Cell Therapy Development Operations (CTDO) organization is focused on novel cellular immunotherapies based on two distinct and complementary platforms – Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CARs) and T Cell Receptor (TCRs) technologies. Our goal is to revolutionize medicine by re-engaging the body’s immune system to treat cancer. At the core of that mission are the talented individuals who contribute their unique skill sets to help us drive innovation and deliver truly life-changing drugs for our patients.

The Cell Therapy Internship (CTI) Program is looking for individuals who are passionate about cell therapy and interested in working remotely with a team of scientists and engineers in developing T cell-based medicines. In addition to their project assignments, interns will have opportunities to virtually attend community-building functions including speaker sessions and recreational activities, throughout the summer. At the conclusion of the program, interns will present their project progress at an internal virtual poster session or similar presentation format.


  • Attend internship orientation

  • Pair with a mentor and attend monthly 1:1 meetings to discuss early career development

  • Generate or analyze data, perform data verification, interpret data, and prepare final reports to summarize findings

  • Collaborate on project investigations

  • Communicate proactively with supervisor and colleagues highlighting challenges and proposing solutions

  • Provide troubleshooting support for your project with supervisor assistance as needed

  • Present final project to the greater CTDO organization


  • Currently a sophomore, junior, or senior pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related fields

  • High scholastic achievement (include your cumulative/overall GPA on your resume, minimum GPA of 3.0 is preferred)

  • Leadership experience in an academic or extracurricular organization or activity

  • Research experience from a previous laboratory position, internship, or similar venue

  • Basic knowledge of primary cell culture and bioanalytical methods

  • Scientific curiosity and a passion for problem solving

  • The ability to thrive in a collaborative team

  • Strong communication skills


  • The internship will take place in-person if BMS’ COVID regulations allow

  • Program will run from June 6th to August 12th, 2022

  • Interns will be employed full-time (40 hours/week)

  • Interns must have access to an internet-capable personal computer with reliable internet access

  • Interns will work with various departments within many levels of the organization


  • Supervised by hiring manager (manager will vary depending on project)

  • Mentored by a project-adjacent figure

  • Supported by CTI Team and BMS Early Career Team

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.

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1547057

Updated: 2021-09-25 01:34:58.091 UTC

Location: Seattle,Washington

Bristol Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.