Automation Engineer Co-Op
Norwood, MA 
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Job Description

The Role:

The individual in this role will learn to program liquid handling robots. The individual with work with method developers, scientists, and operators to build, test, and release methods. The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of programming concepts or experience with liquid handling robotics. The successful candidate must be eager to learn and driven to be part of a fast paced and highly motivated team. Moderna's Co-Op program is a full-time opportunity beginning January 2022 through June 2022. Interested candidates should be available for full-time work during this timeframe.

Here's What You'll Do:

  • Learn to program liquid handling robotics (Hamilton)

  • Work on creating new/updating existing methods on liquid handling robots

  • Test methodin the lab using water

  • Work with scientists to test method with samples

Here's What You'll Bring to the Table:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

  • Currently Enrolled Junior or Senior; science/engineering major is preferred

  • Some basic knowledge of programming concepts

  • Requires hands-on lab work

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects

  • Previous co-op or intern experience preferred.

  • Must be curious, eager, open to learning, and independent.

Here's What We'll Bring to the Table:

  • On-site subsidized cafeteria or catered lunches
  • Free parking, monthly subway pass or a subsidized commuter rail pass
  • Free annual corporate membership to Bluebikes
  • Highly competitive healthcare coverage including: medical offered through BCBS (HMO/PPO), dental, and vision offered through VSP
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses

Candidates should be aware that Moderna currently maintains a policy requiring all US-based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be vaccinated prior to their employment start date. Moderna is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

About Moderna:

In 10 years since its inception, Moderna has transformed from a science research-stage company advancing programs in the field of messenger RNA (mRNA), to an enterprise with a diverse clinical portfolio of vaccines and therapeutics across six modalities, a broad intellectual property portfolio in areas including mRNA and lipid nanoparticle formulation, and an integrated manufacturing plant that allows for both clinical and commercial production at scale and at unprecedented speed. Moderna maintains alliances with a broad range of domestic and overseas government and commercial collaborators, which has allowed for the pursuit of both groundbreaking science and rapid scaling of manufacturing. Most recently, Moderna's capabilities have come together to allow the authorized use of one of the earliest and most effective vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Moderna's mRNA platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, and has allowed the development of therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases, cardiovascular diseases and auto-immune diseases. Moderna has been named a top biopharmaceutical employer by Science for the past six years. To learn more, visit .

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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