Internship-Clinical Research Assistant

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Clinical Operations
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Job Overview

Intern – Clinical Operations and Outsourcing Departments




At Covance, we offer real work assignments that compliment an education, are challenging and recognized to the organization as valuable. Our interns have the opportunity to showcase their work, which allow them demonstrate their achievements to Covance senior management, their supervisor and mentors. Each intern class participates in a group philanthropic project allowing them to see firsthand how Covance is dedicated to its community. In addition, Covance encourages professional development and career exploration through programme workshops, each designed to help students prepare for a fast-growing career in our industry.


COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.

We are recruiting for our Late Phase Clinical Operations team in Istanbul and are currently seeking to hire a Clinical Research Intern to help support the teams with the administrative running of clinical trials, phase III-IV, adhering to ICH-GCP guidelines.


This is a temporary position on a 6 month fixed term contract.

The role will be part time (2-3 days a week), based in our Istanbul office.

This is an opportunity for 3rd or 4th year students or fresh graduates who don't have any work experience.




-  Providing clerical support to project team (e.g., word processing, proofreading and editing correspondence, large and small documents, mailings, shipment of study files, fax and photocopy documents, assemble study documents, and arrange meetings, etc.)

-  Providing telephone coverage and related support duties

-  Set up and maintenance of clinical investigator files and documentation

-  Preparing investigator budget payments and tracking systems and generating tracking reports as assigned

-  Data entry and management of selected study tracking databases

-  Preparing monitoring visit documentation for Clinical Research Assistants and above, as requested by your supervisor

-  Preparing study-related documents and other materials for delivery to archives, at appropriate intervals

-  Performing other administrative duties as assigned by management


The opportunity to work within an expert and highly skilled team.

Covance’s ongoing success offers team members unsurpassed growth and career development opportunities.

We help make the miracles of medicine a reality at Covance. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracle of medicine to market sooner.


There is no better time to join us!


Education / Qualifications

To be successful in this position, you will need to be currently in the process of studying for a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area (Life Science).

This is an opportunity for 3rd or 4th year students or fresh graduates who don't have any work experience.


Additionally, you will need to demonstrate:
• Some administrative skills
• Good oral and written communication skills

• Fluency in English and Turkish is a must


• Aptitude for handling and proofreading numerical data/ spreadsheet software competency
• Good organizational and time management skills
• Computer literacy (word processing and spreadsheet software).
• Good typing skills


No experience necessary.


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