Wing Yang Lai

Industrial Trainee Placement

  • Biochemistry
  • York, University of
  • Placement Year (10 Months+)
  • Pfizer

Why did you apply for your Industrial Trainee Placement at Pfizer?

Pfizer is well established within the industry with lots of resources and I knew I would be able to work closely with experts in their field which in turn would provide me with a great experience and potential opportunities in the future.

How much responsibility are you given as an Industrial Trainee?

I will be involved in building bridges between material science and formulation which is something that is not currently happening. I am working to identify links and find where the information feeds to so we can take more of a collaborative approach.

What do you enjoy most about your role and working for Pfizer?

I have never been involved in anything like this before, so it’s really exciting as it is providing me with plenty of challenges. I enjoy it because I am getting a taste of research and what this is like working within industry. I love the culture of Pfizer, as it provides so many opportunities, and they really recognize and pursue innovation.

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