Janssen R&D GRA Intern - NJ, PA

Description of GRA Summer Internship Positions


Janssen Research & Development L.L.C. (a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson) is currently recruiting Global Regulatory Affairs (GRA) Summer Interns to be based in New Jersey (Raritan or Titusville) or Pennsylvania (Spring House).  The duration of this summer internship program is from early June through mid-August 2017 (10 weeks duration).  Working with knowledgeable mentors, the program will allow the interns to blend real work experience with an extensive overview of the Pharmaceutical Industry.


Janssen Research & Development L.L.C. develops treatments that improve the health and lifestyles of people worldwide.  Research and development areas encompass novel targets in neurologic disorders, gastroenterology, oncology, infectious disease, diabetes, hematology, metabolic disorders, immunologic disorders, and reproductive medicine.


Several opportunities for the interns exist in our New Jersey and Pennsylvania facilities in GRA including but not limited to Oncology, Immunology, Cardiovascular and Metabolism, Regional Regulatory Affairs, Global Labeling (GLCoE), and Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls Regulatory Affairs (Global CMC RA). The selected interns will be placed into the regulatory group that best suits their skill sets as determined through the interview process. Activities the intern will be involved in during the program are described below. 


Oncology / Immunology/ Cardiovascular and Metabolism / Regional Regulatory Affairs / Global Labeling Areas:

  • Work on regulatory activities and strategies for compounds in development and/or marketed products
  • Gain experience and exposure in drug development intended to address an unmet medical need globally
  • Keep abreast of current and pending approvals and gain an understanding of laws, guidances, and regulatory requirements related to those areas

Global CMC RA:

  • Closely interact with Global CMC RA staff members responsible for developing a global regulatory strategy intended to effectively convey knowledge to health authorities
  • Experience and appreciate the inter-dependency and complexity of the partnership between Global CMC RA and other organizations
  • Observe the manner in which responses to questions raised by global health authorities related to CMC issues are managed
  • Gain an understanding of the importance and manner in which Global CMC RA staff members routinely interact with health authorities such as the FDA to develop future policies and standard practices

Other functional groups within Johnson & Johnson:

Interns will also have opportunities for experiences in various other regulatory functions. Selected interns may also have exposure to the global regulatory affairs group in the other J&J business sectors beyond Janssen pharmaceuticals depending on availability.

  • For Oncology Therapeutic Area, Immunology Therapeutic Area, Cardiovascular and Metabolism Therapeutic Area,  Regional Regulatory Affairs, and Global Labeling either:
    • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline. Must be enrolled or admitted into a graduate program during the time of the internship.
    • Or for pharmacy students, completion of a minimum of 3 years towards a PharmD is required.
  • For Global CMC RA, a 4-year Bachelor’s degree program (or higher) in chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, biology, biomedical engineering or related discipline is preferred.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.2 is preferred.
  • Previous co-op or internship experience is preferred but not required.
  • Students must be able to work full-time during the internship.
  • Students must be able to provide their own transportation to/from their work location.  If selected, a short-term housing facility may be provided based on need.  Local travel may be required.
  • Students must be legally authorized to work in the United States and not require future sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H1-B status) now or in the future.

BE VITAL in your career.  Be seen for the talent you bring to your work. Explore opportunities within the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Raritan
Other Locations
North America-United States-New Jersey-Titusville, North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
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