Boehringer Ingelheim Non-clinical DMPK MetID Summer Intern in RIDGEFIELD, Connecticut

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.


Boehringer Ingelheim is currently seeking a talented and innovative Intern to join our Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) department located in Ridgefield, CT. The non-clinical DMPK (NCDMPK) metabolite identification (MetID) group conducts studies using plasma from clinical trials to identify human metabolites. As an Intern within the NCDMPK group, you will investigate various technologies to improve our current MetID workflow. You will learn the basic fundamentals of MetID and high resolution mass spectrometry while collaborating with experienced scientists.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Investigate various sample enrichment technologies toimprove analytical sensitivity using a mass spectrometer coupled with an onlineanalytical trapping system.

  • Study various mass spectrometer friendly solvents formaximal recovery of potential metabolites in plasma samples.

  • Efficiently conduct, interpret, and report data from invitro, preclinical, and clinical studies with a high level of integrity andethics.

  • Comply with applicable regulations, and perform all workin a safe and responsible manner.

  • Maintain proper records in accordance with SOPs andcorporate policies.


  • Graduate student ina good academic standing.

  • Overall, cumulativeGPA (from last completed quarter) must be at least 3.000 (on 4.0 scale) orbetter (No rounding up).

  • Completed 12 credit hours in Chemistry, Biochemistry,Pharmaceutical Sciences, and/or other related coursework.

  • Major course of studyin a field related to DMPK.

Desired Experience,Skills and Abilities:

  • Relevant organic and analytical chemistry courses at thegraduate level.

  • Ability to work in the laboratory independently and to learnto operate complex analytical instrumentation.

  • Laboratory experience should include familiarity with handlingbiological materials.

  • Experience with the use of LC-MS instruments andknowledge of high resolution mass spectrometers is preferred.

  • Familiarity with general principles of small moleculebiotransformation is considered beneficial.

  • Effective written, communication, and interpersonalskills.


  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United Stateswithout restriction.

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical(if required).

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

Who We Are:

At Boehringer Ingelheim, we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company, we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth. Want to learn more? Visit at and join us in our effort to make more health. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital, domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, including protected veteran status, domestic violence victim status, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings.

Organization: US-BI Pharma/BI USA

Title: Non-clinical DMPK MetID Summer Intern

Location: Americas-US-CT-Ridgefield

Requisition ID: 1814518