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Labcorp (Drug Development)

R&D Student Intern

Business and Financial Operations


Full Time

On Site


Westborough, Massachusetts, United States

Company Overview:

At Labcorp, we believe in the power of science to change lives. We are a leading global life sciences company that delivers answers for crucial health questions —because we know that knowledge has the potential to make life better for all. Through our unparalleled diagnostics and drug development capabilities, we provide insights and accelerate innovations that not only empower patients and providers but help medical, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies transform ideas into innovations. Here, you can join our more than 70,000 employees, serving clients in more than 100 countries, as we work together to make a real impact on people’s lives. Join us in our pursuit of answers.

Advancing healthcare from the laboratory through the clinic requires many different strengths, experiences and perspectives of our exceptional people around the world. Explore our wide range of diverse opportunities and rewarding career pathways and see how you can work with an energizing purpose to discover your extraordinary potential.

Global Internship Program:

Exciting opportunity to be part of the Labcorp 2023 Global Internship Program as an R&D Student Intern!

As a Labcorp intern, you will have the opportunity to support meaningful assignments that compliment an education in STEM+ Business and Healthcare disciplines, and are inspiring and valuable in our mission to improve health and improve lives across the globe. In addition to department work, we support your professional development and career exploration through program workshops, leadership speakers, employee resource group introductions, new hire panel discussions and small group ‘coffee chats’.

Capitalize on a dedicated training and development program that will support your scientific and professional career aspirations, and take pride in delivering work that helps save the lives of millions of people around the world.

About the Team:

The Research & Development group at Westborough, MA designs and develops molecular assays, evaluates new technologies, validates assays for clinical regulatory submissions and pursues research questions relevant to clinical diagnostic testing. We work closely with other departments such as bioinformatics, clinical and production to support assay launches, and collaborate with R&D scientists throughout Labcorp as well as at biotech companies and academic institutions to build new products and enhance analysis workflows.

Internship Assignment Summary:

  • Work under the guidance of a senior scientist on a project pertinent to clinical molecular diagnostics

  • Clearly and regularly document all experiments in detail in a laboratory notebook

  • Participate in weekly group meetings and a Journal Club that may include leading a discussion on a paper

  • Present accomplishments to scientists from various disciplines and to senior management at the end of the program


  • Working towards a bachelor’s degree in a biological sciences or related field; preferably a rising Junior or Senior

  • Completed at least a year of biological or related science courses including hands-on laboratory courses with a B or better grade

  • Results-driven, detail-oriented, collaborative, curious and eager to learn

  • No research experience required; must be able to commit full-time to the program

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.

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