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Intern, Clinical Pharmacology

Location United States, Remote

Workstyle Onsite Only
Who We Are

From research and discovery to post-market clinical development, our WWRD engine involves all bench and clinical research and the associated groups that support those endeavors. Our teams work on developing first-in-class and best-in-class therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with genetic diseases. 
The BioMarin Summer Internship Program will enable students to gain valuable experience and knowledge of the processes and systems within BioMarin, while gaining an insight into the pharmaceutical/biotech industry.
The Clinical Pharmacology group is responsible for the design, execution, interpretation, and reporting of nonclinical and clinical pharmacology aspects of BioMarin’s development and commercial pipeline. This includes the assessment of PK/PD relationships of small molecule, biologic and gene therapy drug candidates that are situated throughout all stages of development (Phase 0-IV).  Team members are responsible for the planning, implementation, and organization of regulatory filings along with presentation of clinical pharmacology data to internal cross-functional teams, external collaborators, US and ex-US regulatory authorities and the scientific community.    
We have an opening for a summer intern to work on a population PK/PD model-based project using Phase 1/2 data from an on-going clinical program. The assignment will be related to core clinical pharmacology activities with specific tasks targeted to answer key long-term development questions and achieve short-term goals for the program. The assignment will span a period of 10-12 weeks concluded with an internal presentation of results of project to leadership & publish the findings at a scientific conference.
This Summer Intern position will work closely with a dedicated mentor in the Clinical Pharmacology group, and will have the opportunity to learn and apply population modeling and simulation skills to drug development in an industry setting.
Required Skills:
  • Strong training in PK/PD analyses with a preference for population-based modeling and simulation
  • Extensive hands-on experience with non-compartmental and compartmental PK/PD analysis software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Desired Skills:
  • Experience in clinical/nonclinical PK/PD study design, implementation, and interpretation
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment and with different leadership styles
  • PhD student with a strong interest in Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmacokinetics, PK/PD Modeling and Simulation
  • Student must be returning to school in the Fall Term OR has graduated within the 1 year of the start of the program
  • Must be available to work 40 hours a week
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
Benefits of a BioMarin Internship:
  • Apply skills and knowledge learned in the classroom to on-the-job experiences
  • Comprehensive, value-added project(s)
  • Work in teams and with colleagues in a professional environment.
  • Develop skills specific to your major and future career aspirations.
  • Opportunities for professional development by building relationships and learning about other parts of the business.
  • Weekly Speaker Seminar Series with BioMarin Executive Staff.
In the U.S., the hiring range for this position is $ 25.00 to $30.00 per hour. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. 
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  

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