Student Internship for Formulation / Process Research & Development in Pharma Technical Development

Basel, Canton of Basel-Stadt (CH)
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August 14 2017
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As part of the global technical development organization, we are responsible for the research and development of oral dosage forms, at the Roche Basel site. This includes the technical development and optimization of market formulations, the scale-up of the manufacturing processes including transfers to the production sites as well as the development and manufacturing of clinical batches under GMP status. Our responsibilities also include the evaluation and implementation of new manufacturing technologies and process analytical technologies.


You will either support the Formulation Research & Development or Process Research & Development in different scientific working areas, such as:

  • Work on the new formulation strategy for substances with low solubility
  • Develop formulation concepts for pediatric dosage forms
  • Evaluate and implement new manufacturing technologies


Who you are

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

You are an enrolled student (m/f) in the subject of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Technology (preferably with bachelor’s degree or 2nd State Examination) and have an interest in technical or analytical issues. Furthermore you are interested in using and sharing your knowledge as part of a 6-months internship in a modern working environment.


Your further profile for this position:

  • Reliable and accurate working style in a GMP- compliant environment
  • Team-oriented and decision-making personality
  • Self-sufficient, problem solving-oriented work habits
  • Good knowledge of MS-Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Proficient in English, German is a plus

This internship opportunity is one of around ten we offer in the department per semester. The interviews will take place in an interview day with all considered candidates and the whole department. In order to ensure that your application will be considered, you must include a current CV as well as a motivation letter. If you want to use this internship towards the practical part of a degree (i.e Master’s or Diploma thesis), please include this information in the application.

The internship position will start in November 2018. Alternative start times are possible with prior arrangement, please also note this wish in your application.

Please note that the interviews will take place in the September and October  2017. Application deadline is End of August 2017, we recommend to apply as soon as possible.

Due to regulations non-EU/EFTA citizens must provide a certificate from the university stating that an internship is mandatory as part of the application documents.


Who we are

Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 8,500 people from approximately 90 countries work in Basel, which is one of Roche`s largest sites. 

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.