Quality Assurance - Compliance Intern

  • Opportunity Profile:
    • Company:       
      At Bristol-Myers Squibb, we are a team dedicated to discovering, developing and delivering innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. Our commitment is to foster a globally diverse and inclusive workforce with a high-performing culture that is agile, entrepreneurial and accountable.  This enables our business strategy while encouraging excellence, growth, achievement, innovation and a balance between our personal and professional lives. 
      By combining the reach and resources of a global pharmaceutical company with the can-do spirit and agility of a biotechnology company, we are becoming a leader for the future – a next-generation BioPharma leader. 
      Division: Biologics Global Manufacturing and Supply (GPS)- Syracuse, New York
      Quality Assurance – Compliance
      • Must be enrolled in school the semester of and/or during the assignment, as well as the semester following the assignment, with a 3.0+ GPA
      • Must be available to work full-time (40 hours/week) from June 1, 2020 - mid August 2020
      • Qualified candidates will have completed sophomore, junior, senior or graduate level coursework towards a degree in a scientific discipline, e.g. chemistry, biology, biotechnology
      • Demonstrated problem solving ability, interpersonal skills, and oral and written communication skills.
      • Technical writing ability required, as well as expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and the ability to perform statistical data analysis.MS Visio experience preferred.
      • Previous work experience in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, or a related industry preferred.
      • Work Environment: This position is office-based, indoors and will be working primarily with others, but also independently times. May require walking from building to building to attend meetings.
      • Physical Demands: Office based work requires sitting and frequent use of computers.
      Required Skills:
      • Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication, organization, technical writing, and project management skills, strong attention to detail
      • Demonstrated ability to present ideas, issues, and observations into a clear and useful format, and balance several projects in a fast-paced team environment
      • Capability to collect, analyze, and integrate information by leveraging appropriate systems technology including Word, Adobe, Excel, and PowerPoint, Share Point.
      Project Description:
      Process improvements surrounding gathering site assessments for Network level change controls (Level 2 and 3) and the Compendial Monograph review process
      1. Development of business process tools/guides to aid in and optimize stakeholder input, review and assessment of GMP records
      2. The intern will assist with streamlining processes associated with the change control program, specifically for Network level change controls and Compendial Mongograph reviews
      3. The following items have been identified for improvement:
        • Collection and tracking of assessments from various departments on site related to Level 2 and 3 change controls, and Compendial Monograph/Pharmacopeia reviews to ensure all impacted areas are addressed and reviews are completed in a timely manner
        • Possible procedural updates, creation of tracking mechanism and streamlining of assessment gathering
      Key Deliverables at Project Completion:
      Interns will prepare and deliver a presentation of the results from their specific assignments at the conclusion of the internship.
      Key Learnings:
      • Candidate will gain better understanding of Quality Assurance business operations.
      • Candidate will have increased knowledge of GMP compliance and Continuous Improvement/Metrics.