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Analytical Scientist Internship - Summer 2024

Hello. We’re Haleon. A new world-leading consumer healthcare company. Shaped by all of us. Together, we’re improving everyday health for millions of people. By growing and innovating our global portfolio of category-leading brands – including Sensodyne, Panadol, Advil, Voltaren, Theraflu, Otrivin, and Centrum – through a unique combination of deep human understanding and trusted science. What’s more, we’re achieving it in a company that we’re building together. In an environment that we’re co-creating. And a culture that’s uniquely ours. Care to join us. It isn’t a question. 


Future Talent roles at Haleon offer the chance to change the way people see and manage their everyday health. That’s an incredible opportunity. An exciting challenge. And a huge responsibility. We’re always looking for ambitious individuals who are inspired by our purpose to deliver better everyday health, with humanity. And want to help us achieve this goal. Right now we’re looking for Interns in Analytical Research and Development to join us to do career defining work.


A career in US/North America R&D where none of us stand still.


Help to develop innovative products for the North American market using the latest analytical techniques. 


The lab-based role involves running automated analytical equipment to study and predict the release of active pharmaceutical ingredients from products within Haleon's pain relief portfolio using in-vitro models. These models will help Haleon develop the next generation of superior pain relief products

You’ll be active in the lab and working with a cross-functional team of pharmaceutical R&D scientists.


The candidate will get real-world experience working in a modern pharmaceutical R&D lab.


What will your individual contribution at Haleon be?

  • Train on and run automated analytical equipment that studies the release of active pharmaceutical ingredients from drug products (also known as dissolution experiments)
  • Assess release profiles of drug products in simulated gastric and intestinal media
  • Document experiments in an electronic notebook.
  • Using the drug release data, collaborate with Haleon R&D scientific subject matter experts to build predictive in vivo models for the products
  • Share findings within the Haleon R&D community


We’re the people changing the future of everyday health. So you will be someone who has:

  • Creative and problem-solving thinking
  • Strategic/big-picture thinking
  • Entrepreneurial and agile mindset
  • Strong prioritisation and analytical skills
  • Personal accountability
  • Business and consumer/customer knowledge and understanding
  • Adaptability and resilience in ambiguity
  • A desire to learn and have meaningful impact
  • Experience running analytical instrumentation


To enable you to perform in this future talent opportunity:

Education required:

  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree program in the chemical or biological sciences
  • Candidate must be eligible to work on a full-time basis during the internship duration
  • 3.0 or greater cumulative GPA


Other requirements:  

  • Must be eligible to work in the US at the time of, and for the duration of employment. Employees will be required to furnish evidence of US work authorization.  Applicant must not require future sponsorship for an employment visa status .


Program Dates: Between May/June - August 2024



Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At Haleon we embrace our diverse workforce by creating an inclusive environment that celebrates our unique perspectives, generates curiosity to create unmatched understanding of each other, and promotes fair and equitable outcomes for everyone.


We’re striving to create a climate where we celebrate our diversity in all forms by treating each other with respect, listening to different viewpoints, supporting our communities, and creating a workplace where your authentic self belongs and thrives.


We flex the way we work so we can be at our best, where possible, and with agreement between line manager, team and individuals. We acknowledge not all colleagues can flex locations depending on their roles and that we don’t have all the answers. Yet.


We invite you to apply as soon as possible. The way we see it, every day is an opportunity. And we are joined by new talent, every day. We accept ongoing applications and will close this vacancy once we have enough applications.