Office of the CEO - New Venture Projects Summer Internship

Posted 15 Jan 2020

Field Service - all, Field Service - United States

Req Id 202248


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:


Reporting into the Head of CEO Office in Burlington, MA, you will play a key role in shaping a new venture that MilliporeSigma is exploring to serve in an emerging scientific area and its constituents.  Working with us, you’ll join a dynamic, highly collaborative team that enjoys being “problem solvers” in science.


  • You will help MilliporeSigma evaluate a new scientific venture, using your entrepreneurial drive and scientific background.
  • Conduct a deep-dive analysis on an emerging scientific topic to understand researchers’ needs and our opportunities to grow our business in a novel field in biology research.
  • Collaborate with a cross functional team of internal experts and other interns to drive for actionable outcomes
  • You may have the opportunity to develop an operating model and propose a new business plan and strategy. 
  • Research methodologies could include reading and digesting scientific publications, conducting desk research, interviewing scientists and other experts, etc.


Who you are: 

  • Pursing a Ph.D. or Master’s degree in science or engineering, preferably in Microbiology, Biology, Biomedical Engineering or a related field.
  • Passion, an entrepreneurial spirit, and willingness to have a curious mind to drive initiatives.
  • Ability to absorb, understand, and structure large amounts of new information quickly.
  • Degree, coursework, or experience in business, working in a startup, or setting up new venture preferred.


Must be authorized to work in the US, currently enrolled in a US based university and can commit to internship dates of June 1st through August 7, 2020

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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