Commercial Analyst Intern (Summer 2021)

Req ID #:  104312

Wilmington, MA, US, 01887 US

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.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Commerical Analyst Intern for Summer 2021 for our Commercial Team to be located remotely or at our site in Boston, MA. As a Commercial Analyst Intern, you will collaborate with our global team, including operations and commercial teams to produce a wide variety of deliverables focusing on digitalization of our business. Your insightful contribution and fresh perspective will help develop and expand our initiatives and assist you with acquiring coding/automation skills and the knowledge of various digital/operational strategies.


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

The following are the responsibilities related to the Commercial Analyst Intern positiion:

  • Working with our commercial and operational data to provide insights to business leaders. This will require lots of hands on interaction with the data itself through data cleanup, market research, and interactions with internal and external stakeholders. This will culminate in a presentation to business leaders on key insights found.
  • Opportunity to also work on: Design, develop & document workflows on Office 365 using the Power Platform from Microsoft with a view to provide/consume data within the MS ecosystem and speed flow of data using process automation across both mobile and desktop computing


The following are the qualifications related to the Commercial Analyst Intern position:

  • Student currently enrolled (or recent graduate) in an accredited college/university degree program (Undergrad)
  • Completion of Sophomore year
  • Ability to fulfill a minimum of a 10-14 week internship during the May-August 2021 time frame
  • 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
  • Preferred but not required: Some experience in coding, Java, C++, SQL, C#, .NET, or HTML (all are not required)
  • Experience working in Microsoft Office 365, specifically SharePoint and the Power Platform, preferred
  • Experience with successfully transforming a manual process into an automated process is a plus
  • Creativity and ability to learn new technologies quickly and ability to work independently and be proactive is required

About Corporate Functions 

The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.


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 17,000 employees within 80 facilities in 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. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62.


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 ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.


Equal Employment Opportunity 


Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet




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