Thermo Fisher Scientific Chemical Engineering Intern in Bedford, Massachusetts

Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work. And you’ll have the opportunity to grow and learn in a culture that empowers your development. Our internship program will give you a chance to get real world business experience and build your network before graduation.

We’ve created an inclusive, global environment that values the power of diverse talent, backgrounds, and experiences to drive speed, productivity, innovation, and growth. We embrace the unique qualities and differences of each of our professionals, providing them with the freedom and support to enable cutting-edge, diverse thinking.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 70,000 employees the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world. The customers we serve fall within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, and solve challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications.

The manufacturing team at Thermo Fisher Scientific (Bedford) is responsible for manufacturing and testing chromatography media (large and small scale), disposable columns, and Performance Optimized Polymers and Chemiluminescence synthesis ulations. We are seeking an energetic individual with strong communication, leadership, technical and operational skills to join our dynamic and fast paced team. The candidate will follow SOPs and work in compliance with safety, regulatory and quality guidelines. This position will provide direct labor within multiple work centers and will provide indirect support for projects/troubleshooting, maintenance, engineering and/or training initiatives.


  • Execute manufacturing protocols accurately and with limited supervision.

  • Perform duties within the corporate EH&S Standards.

  • Become a process owner; provide training and technical leadership within the specialized area.

  • Address and report problems in daily manufacturing and propose effective countermeasures.

  • Complete projects as assigned and obtain high quality results.

  • Perform multistep organic synthesis.

  • Interact effectively in a cross functional setting.

  • Critically review processes and provide input to supervisor.

  • Proactively identify areas for opportunity and drive efficiency results.

  • Adhere to ISO 9001 and 13485 guidelines and the Thermo Fisher quality policy.

  • Use highly specialized equipment and instrumentation in daily manufacturing.

  • Responsible for the completion of all tasks assigned daily (working O/T may be required)

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today!

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