Digital Pathology - Intern

Req ID #:  152233

Ashland, OH, US, 44805 Reno, NV, US, 89511 Chicago, IL, US, 60654 Baltimore, MD, US, 21224 US Raleigh, NC, US, 27610 Durham, NC, US, 27703 San Diego, CA, US, 92121 Carlsbad, CA, US, 92010 Boston, MA, US, 02116 Washington, DC, US, 20016-8061

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.

IMPORTANT:   In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.

Job Summary


We are seeking a Digital Pathology Intern for 2022 for our DSA Pathology Team. As a Digital Pathology Intern you will collaborate with the Global DSA Team, including DSA operations and pathology teams to produce a wide variety of deliverables focusing on developing machine learning-based decision support tools for pathologists. Your insightful contribution and fresh perspective will help develop and expand our digital pathology initiatives and assist you with acquiring machine learning and pathology skills and the knowledge of various digital/operational strategies.


An Internship 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 Intern population can experience the ability to Grow, Perform, and Succeed during their time on board. 


The Digitization Intern will be responsible for:
•    Upload illustrative pathology content for machine learning methods development
•    Design, develop & document machine learning annotation methods 
•    Collaborate with computer scientists to train and test machine learning models
•    Design and implement machine learning model qualification methods 
•    Interview internal customers for workflow integration and testing 
•    Regular project updates to the AI core team

Job Qualifications


The following are the minimum requirements related to the Digital Pathology Intern position:
•    Student is currently enrolled as a sophomore or higher (or recent graduate) in an accredited college/university degree program (Undergrad or Graduate)
•    Ability to fulfill a 2 month internship
•    Classwork or work experience in veterinary histology, anatomy, or pathology
•    Experience with image analysis or machine learning methods
•    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
•    Creativity and ability to learn new technologies quickly and ability to work independently and be proactive is required

IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. 

Vaccine Mandate
Charles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor.  As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021.  Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We will be requiring proof of vaccination from all employees. 

Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition ( so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River.


About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities. 

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 18,000 employees within 100 facilities in over 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. 

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 >80% of the drugs approved by the FDA for the past 3 years.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.


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