SARP offers a variety of internship opportunities for undergraduate/graduate students and recent college graduates interested in a career in the pharmaceutical sciences. Our internships are designed to inspire students with a life-long appreciation and commitment to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry by providing unique, hands-on opportunities to conduct scientific research and support services under the mentorship of SARP scientists in a variety of disciplines. The experience gained through these SARP Pharmaceuticals internships should provide both the knowledge and experience base to prepare the intern for entry level employment within related fields.
College Internship Program Overview
- Internship Session & Start Dates: Summer – June
- Application Deadline*: April 1
- Interview Period: Mid-to end of May
*Late internship applications may be reviewed, but priority is given to applications submitted by the deadline.
We ask for a minimum 8 week commitment (unless otherwise stated in the program description). Most internships are 8 – 10 weeks long, but they can be longer with prior approval from your program manager.
Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited university or college program at the undergraduate or graduate level OR be a recent college graduate to be eligible to apply for a SARP internship. Students must have a minimum score of 85% in B.Pharma. International applicants must speak English fluently.
Students must provide the names and contact information for 1) a recommending professor 2) a professional recommendation. A letter of recommendation is not required at the time of application.
We do accept international interns who speak English fluently. We are unable to assist international applicants in the process of obtaining a visa but will be happy to supply accepted interns with a letter on SARP letterhead stating that they have been accepted to the program.
Most of SARP Intern Programs are unpaid. However, through our collaboration with some universities, we often host students who are paid by their home university for research done at our facility. Please check with your university to see if you are eligible for a paid summer research position.
Internship Areas and Intern Duties
Interns typically work 16-20 hours per week and follow all our rules and regulations. Occasionally longer hours, weekends and/or nights may be required. Dress for most internships is casual with appropriate laboratory/manufacturing area apparel and footwear. Positions in some divisions may require more professional attire. Paid positions funded by university grant programs may require 40 hours/week.
Application and Screening Procedure
Applicants must submit a one-to-two page Statement of Interest, a resume or CV, unofficial college transcript, and contact information for a recommending professor and a professional recommendation to be considered for an internship. Interviews are required for paid positions and may be requested for other positions as well. Telephone and/or SKYPE interviews may be considered for students applying from distant locations.