This is your moment. Make it count.

When you’re focused on discovering, developing, and delivering life-changing therapeutics and life-saving cures, every moment matters. At Charles River Laboratories, each day is full of those moments when creativity is sparked, innovation is ignited, miracles are revealed, and the world is changed forever. Join us and experience your moment.

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Realize your potential

Whatever your background, wherever you are in your career journey, we have a place for you to make a significant contribution to our exciting work.

Entry-Level

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Entry-Level

We have a wide range of opportunities for you to hit the ground running right out of school. But this is just the beginning. These roles provide you with the knowledge and experience to move into increasingly responsible positions with us.

Entry-Level Jobs

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Scientific and Technical

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Scientific and Technical

Your specialized education and expertise provide the critical edge that drives our life-saving work forward. Join us and collaborate with other world-class scientific and technical leaders in our state-of-the-art environment.

Scientific and Technical Careers

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Commercial and Corporate Functions

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Commercial and Corporate Functions

From Sales and Marketing to Human Resources, IT, Finance, Legal, and Quality, you can play a key role in enabling our ongoing success and making our important advancements possible.

Commercial and Corporate Functions

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We have a wide range of opportunities for you to hit the ground running right out of school. But this is just the beginning. These roles provide you with the knowledge and experience to move into increasingly responsible positions with us.

Entry-Level Jobs

Male Charles River scientist working with a pipette and laboratory samples

Your specialized education and expertise provide the critical edge that drives our life-saving work forward. Join us and collaborate with other world-class scientific and technical leaders in our state-of-the-art environment.

Scientific and Technical Careers

A smiling female office professional

From Sales and Marketing to Human Resources, IT, Finance, Legal, and Quality, you can play a key role in enabling our ongoing success and making our important advancements possible.

Commercial and Corporate Functions

Find true purpose in your work

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Nothing is more rewarding than being able to alleviate suffering, enhance well-being, and save lives. At Charles River, that’s the kind of work we do every day. We’re involved in an incredible diversity of critical scientific discoveries. Over the past five years, we played a part in 80% of the drugs approved by the FDA. We invite you to experience unequaled fulfillment with us.

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Make an impact from the very first moment

Whether you’re starting your career journey or you’re still in school, we have a wealth of opportunities to help you hit the ground running and play a key role in our incredible achievements.

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