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Intern, Analytical Chemist

Req # JR - 049007 Location Round Lake, Illinois, United States Job Category Administrative Date posted 09/12/2021

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. 

Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work. 

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission. 

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We believe every person deserves a chance for a healthy life, free from illness and full of possibility. We see a world full of healing, with viable care options available to those with limited choices today. We envision new ways of providing physicians, pharmacists and nurses with technologies that not only treat chronic diseases, but also work to prevent them. We’re looking for team members who are motivated to learn, grow and innovate, while making a meaningful difference for millions of people around the world.

Learn more about how Baxter is At the Intersection of Saving and Sustaining Lives.

Description:

Baxter offers a robust summer internship program based in the Chicagoland area that provides meaningful work assignments and projects that immerse students in Baxter’s culture designed to provide practical work experience highlighting what an individual would do in a similar full-time role with the ability to make a business impact.  You'll be paired with a mentor, receive support from your manager, and have access to the entire Baxter employee community to ensure your success.  We’ll help you have fun outside of work with outings to sporting events, community service opportunities, networking events with Baxter leaders, and other activities.

This internship will be a part of the Extractables and Leachables program innovation. Extractables and Leachables is part of the overall chemical characterization process that is used to support toxicological assessment of risk.  This program will aim to evolve practices for these advanced chemistry studies to reduce effort investment, while ensuring robustness of the generated results.

Baxter is currently investing in Extractables and Leachables, including the acquisition of State of the Art equipment (LC MS and HR GC MS) and method innovation. Supporting the structural elucidations of compounds to advance Baxter’s database. As an intern you will get the experience of taking Mass Spec information and translating that into compound identifications.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform wet chemical laboratories operations in a regulated lab.
  • Analyze samples on LC or GC MS.
  • Processing data to identify and catalog compound structure information.
  • Method innovation, validation and qualification.
  • Provide weekly updates outlining progress.

Requirements:

Baxter is targeting students with proven academic performance and leadership potential.  Ideal candidates will combine technical and business knowledge with analytical strength and creative problem-solving abilities. 

  • Rising Junior, Senior or Graduate student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Science, or related major
  • Experience with Mass Spectrometry
  • Background in quantitative analysis desired
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Technical writing and data review in a regulated type environment preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and problem-solving skills
  • Positive attitude, team-oriented, adaptive to change, and collaborative
  • Actively involved in campus or community activities and organizations, preferably in leadership roles

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