Microbiologist Intern

Job Description

Organization: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging
Requisition Number: 242901
Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Knoxville
Assignment Category: Part-time temporary
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: No

Job Description:

Position Overview

Microbiologist (Intern)


"Are you ready to learn drug manufacturing Quality?"


This intern microbiology position will give the intern the opportunity to work with a the published Senior Microbiologist at PETNET Solutions. 


PETNET Solutions Inc., A Siemens Healthineers Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc., operates the largest network of PET radiopharmacies, with over 50 locations worldwide. With a global network of integrated manufacturing operations and PET nuclear pharmacies, as well as partnerships with key pharmaceutical and industry partners, Siemens’ PETNET Solutions Inc., A Siemens Healthineers Company is uniquely able to offer access to PET tracers needed today, as well as those to expand clinical offerings in the future.




The Microbiologist Intern will report directly to the Director of Quality, but will primarily aid the Quality department's Senior Microbiologist in various daily tasks including the roll out of a new electronic system that collects microbiological data from over 40 manufacturing sites in the US.


Perform preliminary review for the Sr. Microbiologist by reviewing environmental monitoring investigation reports for key information and assure they meet acceptance criteria, have identified root cause, and list measures to prevent recurrence of the investigation. Aid in development and oversight of key performance indicators for the new electronic Environmental Monitoring System.



  • Overall responsibility - what will the person have to accomplish in this role
  • Details of very specific job tasks and functions

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

This internship will be expose the student to the industrial use of microbiology, technical writing, , Quality Assurance, Code of Federal Regulations and the drug manufacturing industry and drug manufacturing professionals.

  • Education (Preferred intern is pursuant of or has Microbiology/Biology/Bio. Chemistry degree preferred). Junior level or higher.
  • Preferred Skills include:
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Technical Writing
  • Proficiency in Excel (including number of years)
  • No travel expected with the position

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

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