Information Technology Intern-Memphis, TN (Fall 2022) 1

Req ID #:  217246

Memphis, TN, US, 38118

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 an Information Technology Intern for our Cell Therapy Manufacturing Facility located in Memphis, TN.  


The Information Technology Intern is responsible for successfully completing the internship program course leading up to the potential involvement of various technology related activities associated with the start-up and GMP production of a number of novel cellular products including compliance with regulatory agencies and associated guidelines. 


The following are responsibilities related to the Information Technology Intern:


•    Obtain and maintain qualifications necessary for the performance of aseptic activities.
•    Consistently practice appropriate clean room behaviors.
•    Obtain detailed knowledge of 21 CFR Part 11 compliance as it pertains to implementation of regulated systems.
•    Display an ability to create necessary system and regulatory documentation.
•    Strong communication skills for cross departmental preparation of new equipment set up.
•    Display an ability to troubleshoot issues.
•    Exhibit a sense of urgency in completion of necessary documentation 
•    Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications


The following are the minimum qualifications related to the Information Technology Intern position:


•    Currently enrolled in a Bachelor or Associate’s program focused in Information Technology, Systems Engineering, or related curriculum. Minimum of 3.0 GPA preferred.  
•    Must be able to work in a clean room environment.
•    Must be detailed oriented and have excellent organizational skills.
•    Must possess effective written and oral communication skills.
•    Must display a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality.  

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.  Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We require proof of vaccination from all employees. 

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


About Cognate BioServices
Cognate BioServices, Inc., a Charles River Company, is the premier commercial-ready CDMO for cell and gene therapy needs. We are a dynamic, results-driven organization focused on providing the broadest range of expertise across the various cell types and technologies used in the commercialization of cell & gene therapies for regenerative medicine, cellular immunotherapy, and advanced cell therapy companies, organizations, and institutions.

We offer a unique combination of standard and custom services to companies across all points of clinical and commercial development. Our development and manufacturing services are focused on clients seeking rapid development of products from clinical studies into commercial manufacturing, with a unique capacity to handle all aspects of scale-up and commercial readiness.

Cognate leverages the combined know-how and expertise of its business, scientific, and technical teams to successfully develop and manufacture autologous and allogenic products across multiple cell-based technology platforms from start to finish, for you and your patients.

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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 [email protected] 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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