Value through InnovationDecember 19 2014

Internship Programs

Boehringer Ingelheim offers an extensive summer internship program for college students in a variety of areas. As an intern you'll be involved in business activities, work in a technical area, or conduct scientific research and development. During your assignment, you'll work with industry leaders on challenging assignments, and receive the necessary training and development for a successful and rewarding internship.

To qualify for an internship, you must be a college sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student in good academic standing and have successfully completed a minimum of 12 credit hours in your major and earned a 3.2 overall grade point average. You must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

To apply, go to the Job Search page, and type "Internship" in the Keyword box and click SEARCH.

Internships are Typically Offered in the Following Departments:

Research and Development

At Boehringer Ingelheim we pride ourselves on being a research driven organization. Each year we offer internships in biology and chemistry. Throughout the summer you will have the opportunity to work side-by-side with top researchers in their field. We look for students in both undergraduate and graduate programs to assist with the research and development of pharmaceuticals that can improve the lives of the patients we serve.

Production, Quality and Engineering

Boehringer Ingelheim is a recognized leader in researching, manufacturing and packaging brand name and generic medications including oral liquids, tablets and capsules. Interns in these functions are involved in various facets of the production process including Engineering, Process Technology, Quality Laboratories, and continuous improvement projects.


Each year Boehringer Ingelheim seeks out business minds at both the undergraduate and MBA levels to assist in positioning Boehringer Ingelheim and their products within the marketplace. Interns have access to varying projects throughout the following groups:

  • Health Economics
  • Pharmaceutical Marketing
  • Managed Care Marketing
  • Consumer Health Care
  • Marketing Research

Information Technology

Interns within our Information Technology groups work hands-on with internal clients to identify opportunities and solve problems through the strategic use of technology and computer applications. Boehringer Ingelheim interns assist on projects that have short and/or long term impact on the business. Interns are exposed to various functions within the organization, including areas such as Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Medical/Clinical Operations, Sales, Research and Development.


Safety is the most important aspect of any pharmaceutical product. Interns within our Medical department have the opportunity to assist on both early and late phase clinical trials. Whether the project entails enrolling participants into a clinical trial or measuring and analyzing trial results, interns work with leading doctors and researchers to assure that all Boehringer Ingelheim products meet the requirements set forth by the Food and Drug Administration.

General Business

As an intern, you'll be involved in many different business activities. During your assignment, you'll be able to work with industry leaders on challenging assignments, and are provided the necessary training and development for a successful and rewarding internship. Interns have access to varying projects throughout the following groups:

  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Purchasing
  • Public Affairs and Communications
  • Business & Financial Services
  • Site Services
  • Administrative
  • Legal

Focus on Clinical Research


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Product Pipeline

drug discovery

Boehringer Ingelheim has brought a range of successful products from our own drug discovery to the market.