Summer Student for the Vivarium Operations department (Montreal)

Job type: Co-op
Accepting BioReady™: Yes
Category: Preclinical Research
Location: Montreal, QC
Posted: June 11, 2019
Ends: July 11, 2019

Job description:

We are seeking for summer students for our Toxicology department in Senneville (Montreal, QC)



  • Perform technical and administrative tasks.
  • Collect relevant data.
  • Assist Technicians with their duties.


We are seeking candidates who:

  • Ability to fulfill a minimum of 10 weeks (internship) within June – August time period (from Monday to Sunday)
  • Are students, 16 years and older (mandatory).
  • Possess education in the related field (asset).
  • Are enthusiastic and detail orientated
  • Are willing to take on new challenges.
  • The student must provide a minimum of 37.5 hours throughout the summer.


About Safety Assessment

Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.


About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.  Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.


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Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet


Interested candidates are asked to apply by clicking this link.