Student Opportunities – STEM
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Whether your passion is science, technology, engineering or manufacturing, Lilly offers a variety of exciting opportunities within the STEM fields. Explore career opportunities by selecting your area of interest below.
Data Sciences and Solutions
Data Sciences and Solutions
As a Data Sciences and Solutions recruit, you will be part of the driving force to speed up the process of getting molecules into the clinical trial phase and commercially available to patients. You will use clinical trial data to analyze the safety and effectiveness of new medicines.
Internships are the primary entry point into a career at Lilly, with many interns receiving full-time offers. As a full-time hire, you will begin as a clinical data associate, responsible for all data aspects at the study trial level. You will lead an extended data team to ensure delivery of quality and on-time observed data for critical study/compound decisions and work on projects that:
- Solve real business needs
- Build a comprehensive understanding of the pharmaceutical industry
- Help create clinical trial processes for Lilly
Employee Profile: Data Sciences and Solutions
Sara Bigelow finds her role at Lilly as clinical data associate allows her to work directly in the clinical trial space, making life better for patients.
As a member of the Lilly engineering team, you’ll be an essential part of the high-quality production of life-changing medicines and devices for patients.
Internships are the primary entry point into a career at Lilly, with many interns receiving full-time offers. As a Lilly intern, you’ll be on the front lines of our life-changing work. You’ll join a valued team that contributes to developing new therapies and manufacturing our existing medications through problem solving, productivity improvements, capital project management and more.
You will also provide support for Lilly manufacturing, applying and further developing your technical skills. Supervisors and mentors will be eager and willing to support you in your career goals and advancement. Past intern projects have included:
- Creating a manufacturing process model in SuperPro Designer Modeling software
- Designing solutions for key large-scale manufacturing processes
- Analyzing site-wide equipment reliability issues and developing sustainable strategies for solving these issues
- Exploring new equipment technologies and developing feasibility analyses for implementation of the technologies
Join our team as we discover and bring life-changing medicines and medical devices to our patients and contribute to the health of our global communities.
Employee Profile: Engineering
Supriya Hobbs, Process Engineer, knew she wanted to work at Lilly when she saw Lilly's deep commitment to do what's best for patients.
Information & Digital Solutions (ids)
Information & Digital Solutions (IDS)
As an IDS recruit, you will be a valued strategic team member across all functional areas at Lilly as you help solve real business problems and play a role in critical projects by providing innovative technology solutions. You will be empowered to drive technology work streams for major company initiatives including, but not limited to, developing technology solutions that make it easier for patients to start, stay on, and be supported by Lilly medicines.
Internships are the primary entry point into a career at Lilly, with many interns receiving full-time offers. Through our 10- to 12-week internship for undergraduates or MBAs, you are given projects that solve real business problems. We offer highly competitive salaries, exciting and innovative assignments, subsidized housing, and fun social and networking events for you to enjoy. Past IT Intern projects have included:
- Advising on technology solutions to improve Lilly’s sales force capabilities
- Building tools to view and analyze large amounts of data and enhance analytics
- Evaluating existing data repositories
View our IDS intern PDF to learn more about our technical capabilities and potential work you can do partnering with our business units.
Lilly is proud to offer conferences for undergraduate students studying in a computer science related field to help them experience Lilly and Information and Digital Solutions. Conferences include:
IDS CPC FOR WOMEN
The IDS Career Planning Conference (CPC) for Women is a three-day conference hosted at Lilly’s corporate headquarters in the spring to introduce freshmen and sophomore women studying IDS fields to Lilly, Pharma, Technology and Indianapolis.
LILLY DISCOVERY DAY
A two-day conference hosted at Lilly’s corporate headquarters in the spring to introduce underclassmen studying in IDS, Finance and Marketing fields across the country to Lilly, Pharma and Indianapolis.
IDS CPC FOR MGM
The IDS Career Planning Conference (CPC) for Minority Group Members (MGM) is a three-day conference hosted at Lilly’s corporate headquarters in the fall to introduce freshmen and sophomores studying in IDS fields to Lilly, Pharma, Technology and Indianapolis.
As a full-time IT hire, the Eli Lilly Information Technology Experience (“ELITE”) program exposes you to both professional development and mentoring opportunities. Join us and you’ll use technology to solve the world’s most challenging problems. You will have exciting opportunities to propose and develop new, innovative technology solutions, contribute to the development of new therapies and/or advance business strategy with transformative technology.
Download our IDS full-time PDF to learn more about our technical capabilities and potential work you can do partnering with our business units.
Employee Profile: IDS
Evan Pyle discusses building an app to help patients remember to take their medicine.
Manufacturing And Quality Science
Manufacturing and Quality Science
As a Manufacturing and Quality Science hire, your role will be essential in ensuring the high-quality production of life-changing medicines and devices for patients.
Internships are the primary entry point into a career at Lilly, with many interns receiving full-time offers. Our Intern projects are designed to:
- Provide a practical real-life solution to a manufacturing business related technical project
- Actively run a technical improvement agenda to drive process improvement
- Monitor and appropriately react to established statistically-based metrics in real-time to assess process variability and capability
- Work within cross-functional teams to implement TSMS or Quality objectives and deliver on business plan and quality objectives
Then as a new hire, you will be assigned a project that allows you to contribute to the Tech Services Manufacturing Sciences (TSMS) or Quality organizations, building a comprehensive understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, and the role scientists play in creating solutions for Lilly. You will be exposed to the technology, science and regulatory requirements for making commercialized life-saving medicine in therapeutic areas such as diabetes, oncology and endocrinology.
Employee Profile: MQ Science
Quality Control Chemist Tyler Cochrane loves to apply the scientific principles he learned in college to solve problems at work. His move to Indianapolis was, on the other hand, problem-free, as Lilly helped Tyler every step of the way through his transition.
I enjoy working at Lilly because the medicineGerti B. Indy Parenteral Manufacturing
we make on a daily basis has such a positive
impact on people's lives."
I feel like the work I'm doing isAlayna Mae O. Global Supply Chain
At Lilly, we keep the people we serveManuel A. Martinez S. Biopress Research and Development
in mind at every step of the process to make
a new medicine.”
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