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Internship: Scientific Systems & Integration

Position Overview: 

Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalent’s advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love.  Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent? Start here

Catalyst + Talent

A Catalent internship offers you countless opportunities to have direct impact on the health and well-being of millions of people globally!  Your passion for learning coupled with Catalent’s superior technologies will help drive the advancement of medicine in collaboration with leading pharmaceutical, biotech and health care innovators. 
The Catalent Internship Experience includes

  • Opportunity to make an impact in the lives of patients all over the world!
  • Experience through hands-on projects that support more superior drug development and delivery technologies than anyone else.  
  • Exposure to top-tier scientists and industry leaders
  • Commitment from dedicated managers and mentors who are advocates for your success and career development
  • Access to collaborative and highly engaged colleagues across the globe excited to share their knowledge and provide you support

The Role

Systems architects define the architecture of a computerized system (i.e., a system composed of software and hardware) in order to fulfill certain requirements. Such definitions include: a breakdown of the system into components, the component interactions and interfaces (including with the environment, especially the user), and the technologies and resources to be used in its design and implementation. The Scientific System Architect position is responsible for supporting the development, growth and delivery of various computerized systems that run scientific equipment, GMP manufacturing processes, manage system use, scheduling, and master data as well as support systems implemented at the Kansas City site.  The position will play a key role on the implementation teams that will be responsible for defining standard business processes, configuring/testing/validating the software solutions, and deploying the solutions across the site.  The position works closely with the business, consulting partners and internal IT teams to deploy or integrate systems and master data.

  • Define system requirements to meet users’ needs
  • Design and integrate technology platforms to increase efficiencies
  • Avoid implementation issues
  • Works closely with the SME's, business operations, IT support, and validation team in the enhancement of existing computer systems, including major capital projects and smaller, stand-alone instrument systems.
  • Assists and manages laboratory and production system contractors as required.
  • Learns to draft, review, execute and approve protocols and reports related to Computer System Validation (CSV).
  • Learns to review and approve changes to computerized production and laboratory systems through the change control program to assess impact on validated systems.
  • Monitors, maintains and troubleshoots existing computerized laboratory and production control and monitoring systems.
  • Provides technical assistance and training for personnel as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Candidate

In order to be eligible for an internship at Catalent, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a College or University
  • Must be an ungraduated student in Computer Science, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, or related field of study
  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • Work full time (40 hours/week) for a 10-12 week period

Catalent’s standard leadership competencies that are used to interview and for Performance & Development:

  • Leads with Integrity and Respect
  • Delivers Results
  • Demonstrates Business Acumen
  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Champions Change
  • Engages and Inspires
  • Coaches and Develops

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career!  Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference. 
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Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.
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