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Lab Assistant (Intern), Analytical

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

San Diego

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  • You must be a current Bachelor's student in life sciences with completion of Organic Chemistry coursework. Strongly prefer prior experience in chemistry labs, self-motivated, organized, and available to work 15-20 hours weekly. Local candidates only, no relocation offered. Ability to meet physical demands of the position.
  • You will clean glassware, maintain equipment, prepare buffers/reagents, document experiments, assist/full-time scientist, and conduct routine experiments.

Off-cycle Internship

ScienceSan Diego


  • Catalent Pharma Solutions is hiring a Lab Assistant (Intern) for multiple departments, on our San Diego, CA team. Through guided mentorship, the Student Lab Intern program offers students a fun and stimulating environment to gain lab experience and exposure to pharmaceutical chemistry development. Lab Assistants will have the opportunity to learn analytical chemistry techniques such as: volumetric analysis, spectroscopy, and liquid chromatography.


  • Must have attained a high school diploma/GED and be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program in good academic standing with a major in life sciences (Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Biology). Bachelor’s graduates are not eligible for this role and therefore will NOT be considered.
  • Completion of Organic Chemistry Coursework is required. Prior experience in chemistry and chemistry lab techniques are strongly preferred.
  • Candidates should be highly self-motivated, organized, and able to work as part of a team.
  • Availability to work 15-20 hours a week during the hours of 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday (no exceptions).
  • Housing assistance and/or relocation are NOT available for this role, and local candidates are highly preferred.
  • Physical Requirements: On an average day this position requires the ability to walk, sit and stand, use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms at or above shoulder height and below waist height, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear, smell and lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision requirements including reading of written documents, visual inspection of materials and use of computer monitor screen frequently.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Clean laboratory glassware.
  • Perform maintenance on designated laboratory equipment and order supplies.
  • Prepare buffers and laboratory reagents.
  • Document experiments in a laboratory notebook.
  • Assist in experiments under the supervision of a full-time scientist.
  • May also perform routine experiments without supervision.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Work type

Part time

Work mode



San Diego


  • Awesome employee activities: Movie Day, Monthly Birthday Celebrations, Friday Bagel Breakfast, On-site Fitness Center with machines, on-site yoga and HIIT classes, Sponsored Sports Teams, and several other company-sponsored events that encourages positive employee comradery, which contributes to effectively building positive employee relationships, overall creating a positive work environment.
  • Environmentally friendly green initiatives with on-site practices as well as regularly participating in Beach Clean-up activities for community engagement.
  • Several Employee Resource Groups focusing on Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Competitive salary/hourly rate offering students an amazing company to add to your resume before graduation with exciting hands-on lab experience.
  • Positive and fast-paced working environment focusing on continually improving processes to remain innovative and dynamic.