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Quality assurance, Student Internship (Harrogate, UK)

Company: Covance
Location: Harrogate, UK
Reference: 25187
Closing Date: 09 Dec 18
Type: Temporary
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.


Job Overview

Covance - Harrogate, United Kingdom


“Every day is another chance to help save the lives of millions of people around the world. When you join our team, you get to be a part of that.”


  • Who we are and what we do:
  • We are a world-leading life sciences company offering laboratory testing and development services to the pharmaceutical industry across the globe.
  • At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. We put our trust in science and in one another. We believe that supportive teams, passionate people and inspired thinking are the formula for Better Science. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracles of medicine to market sooner.
  • The Role:
  • The Quality Assurance Intern verifies compliance to applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and regulations (GLP and/or GCP) by performing study protocol, data, report, in-lab phase inspections where applicable, for specific study types.
  • You will learn the following:
  • Learn to perform protocol, data, report, and in-lab phase inspections for a specific study type to verify conformance to applicable SOP and regulatory requirements.
  • Learn to evaluate responses to inspection reports and performs follow-up with respondents, management, or others, if needed, to ensure resolution.
  • Good time management and organization skills, the ability to prioritize own work to meet tight deadlines while maintaining the highest standards of work.
  • Effective communication skills; a co-operative and team orientated approach and learning to negotiate with staff at all levels.
  • Learn to identify and take part in process improvement initiatives.


  • What you'll receive:
  • You'll undertake an Internship in Quality Assurance over the course of 12 months,
  • A chance to work with lead industry experts,
  • A chance to put theoretical skills in to practice and make a real impact in a global business,
  • A chance to Act as an Ambassador across Yorkshire for Internships,
  • A salary of £16,500
  • A generous benefits and holiday package


  • Minimum Criteria:
  • Be studying for an Bachelor of Science/Arts (BS/BA) degree; degree in a science field is preferred  (e.g. chemistry, biology, animal science)
  • A willingness to learn,
  • Great attention to detail,
  • Good communication skills


Get ready to redefine what's possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you'll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples' lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

Join us as we speed the delivery of ground breaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow's drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients and your career.


  • Start date: July 2019
  • Deadline for applications : 31st December 2018
  • To Apply go to: ref 25187

Apply for this job: Quality assurance, Student Internship (Harrogate, UK)

Contact Information:

Address:  Covance Harrogate

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