[Register Your Interest] Material Science Industrial Placements - 2020 Intake at GSK

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This role is suited to students entering their second year of university in September 2019.

Material Science Industrial Placements - 2020 Intake

Pharmaceutical materials science is about understanding and evaluating how materials used for drug, medical device and consumer healthcare products are transformed through manufacturing processes into the final form the patient and/or consumer will use. It is a broad discipline involving both chemical and physical sciences. The technical Materials Science team use our specialist technical knowledge and advanced physical properties characterisation techniques to support our manufacturing sites to resolve complex problems across the many dose forms/products manufactured by GSK. We also support our manufacturing sites in ensuring we are successful when changing the materials we use in our formulations.

Whichever role you go into in the team you will be applying the skills you already have and developing new skills such as; team working, effective communication and time management. You will work with and learn from an experienced team of Materials Scientists from multiple disciplines; they will coach and mentor you during your year to help you achieve your potential!

Degree Requirements: You will have completed a minimum of two years of your undergraduate degree in a chemical science, such as; analytical chemistry, chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, materials science but will not have graduated at the start of your placement.

Locations: Hertfordshire.

About GSK

One of the world’s leading healthcare companies, GSK discovers, develops, manufactures and distributes life-saving vaccines, prescription medicines and consumer health products such as Maxinutrition, Sensodyne, Aquafresh and Panadol.

The size and scope of our organisation allows our people to answer some of the biggest questions facing everyone on the planet – questions about future healthcare needs and questions about building a responsive, innovative, global business to meet them – as well as questions about their own personal and professional growth.