Boehringer Ingelheim Summer Intern - Information Technology 186181 in RIDGEFIELD, Connecticut

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.


Boehringer Ingelheim is currently seeking a talented and innovative Intern to join our Information Technology department located at our Ridgefield, CT facility working closely with the Patent Group. As an Intern, you will work with employees from various departments’ especially experienced Patent attorneys and IT professionals.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The primary focus of the summer internship will be to support, develop and promote a patent tool to promote collaboration among BI functions (e.g., IT, IP, R&D, Medicine) during the drug discovery and development lifecycles. The intern will work on a project overseen by experienced Patent attorneys and IT professionals. The intern is also will gain cross-functional exposure through collaboration with various departments at BI. They will have the opportunity to meet and interact with seasoned professionals with varying backgrounds and expertise as well as gain exposure to Boehringer Ingelheim’ s products, businesses, and culture.


  • Must be an Graduate, or Professional Student in goodacademic standing.

  • Must have completed 12 credit hours within a relatedmajor and/or other related coursework.

  • Overall, cumulative GPA (from last completed quarter)must be at least 3.200 (on 4.0 scale) or better (No rounding up).

  • Major must be related to the field of internship.

Desired Experience, Skills andAbilities:

  • MBA/Masters candidate with experience/knowledge in IntellectualProperty, Patents

  • Working knowledge of text analytics, natural languageprocessing and data visualization software such as Python,Tableau,R,etc

Eligibility Requirements:

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

Must be 18 years of age or older

Our Culture:

Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees. Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighborhoods where we live and work. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer 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 identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran 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.

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings.

Organization: US-BI Pharma/BI USA

Title: Summer Intern - Information Technology 186181

Location: Americas-United States-CT-Ridgefield

Requisition ID: 186181