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Sanofi Group 2024 Co-op - Drug Product Development in Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Description for Co-op


We are seeking for a highly motivated individual to be a part of the multi-disciplinary and multi-modality Global Drug Product Development & Manufacturing group. The candidate will be a part of the Biologics Drug Product Development team in support of Gene Therapy programs in the Genomic Medicine Unit. The incumbent will have the opportunity to work on different facets of drug delivery and product development for modalities such as Lipid Nanoparticles (LNPs) and Adeno-associated virus (AAV). This position is a 6-month fixed term Co-op opportunity. Candidates must be available 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, at Waltham MA.


  • Execution of formulation, process development and stability studies for gene therapy programs

  • Work with internal and external partners to address formulation, stability and compatibility aspects using established assays efficiently and comprehensively, across a variety of technological platforms and disciplines

  • Maintain a strong work ethic and good documentation practices including electronic laboratory notebook maintenance and writing of technical reports and SOPs

  • Analyze, compile and present results to internal and cross functional teams comprised of members from multiple groups and stakeholders.


  • Candidates are required to be enrolled in a PhD, MS or BS university program in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, or a related discipline with 1+ years of relevant laboratory experience.

  • The ability to collaborate effectively with peers across a spectrum of disciplines is required.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Ability to multi-task and learn new skills and possess flexibility and adaptability that is needed in a fast-paced team environment

  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills.


  • Experience in gene therapy, particularly formulation and manufacturing of lipid nanoparticles and viral capsids-based drug product is a significant plus

  • Advance knowledge and experience in using chromatographic and biophysical techniques is an added benefit

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.



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