Next Generation Scientist Internship, Switzerland

The Novartis Next Generation Scientist Internship program is now accepting applications from a  talented and motivated research scientists from emerging countries. The 3 month program (1 June to 31 August), hosted at our research site in Basel, Switzerland, is designed to foster both their scientific and professional development. Guided by Novartis mentors, the interns work on a jointly-agreed upon, pre-competitive scientific or clinical research project and also participate in a leadership development program designed to enhance decision-making and communication skills. The program is run jointly by Novartis and the University of Basel. This internship aims to build scientific and leadership capability in emerging countries by enhancing the skills of local scientists and by facilitating the knowledge transfer to their wider scientific communities upon their return home. An internship is possible in any of the broad range of therapeutic areas in which Novartis is involved with.

Next Generation Scientist Internship Details:

Job ID:  226212BR

Position Title: Next Generation Scientist Intern 2018

Division: NIBR

Business Unit: Program Office

Country: Switzerland

Work Place: Basel

Company/Legal Entity: Novartis Pharma AG

Functional Area: Interns/Students on Novartis Payroll

Job Type: Full Time

Employment Type: Internship

Required Documents: 

Please make sure to add the following documents to your application, ideally combined in one file:
• CV or résumé
• Letter of recommendation/support from a faculty member
• Letter of motivation and program benefit
• Research question of interest
• Current MSc or PhD research proposal
• Academic transcripts/grade reports

Minimum Requirements: Level of education: Enrolled at university as MSc or PhD student, at least 2nd year MSc started.

Preferred fields of Study:

  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Research
  • Informatics
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematics/Statistics
  • Medicine
  • Nanosciences
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences/Pharmacy

Language: English

Application Form

Internship Link


Application Deadline: November 30th, 2017

Good Luck!

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