Internships at Covance – office based, Leeds, United Kingdom
“Every day is another chance to help save the lives of millions of people around the world. When you join our team, you get to be a part of that.”
Who we are and what we do
We are a world-leading life sciences company offering laboratory testing and development services to the pharmaceutical industry across the globe.
At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. We put our trust in science and in one another. We believe that supportive teams, passionate people and inspired thinking are the formula for Better Science. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracles of medicine to market sooner.
Covance is opening six (6) industrial placement opportunities in the Statistical Programming and Biostatistical fields (12 months duration). These are office based (Leeds) opportunities.
The SAS Programmer is responsible for executing programming activities in coordination with project teams with supervision. S/he will develop, create, verify/validate and maintain managing the programs for assigned projects in compliance with standard operating procedures.
Successful candidates will be given the opportunity to work in a busy, fast-paced environment within the SAS Programming group.In simple terms, you'll be involved in taking raw data from a clinical database, as well as from external vendors and, using SAS, convert this raw data into industry or client standard dataset formats, prior to using the datasets to create tables, figures and listing which present the data collected.
The Statistician is responsible for production and review of the randomization schedule, the statistical analysis plan, executing programming activities of statistical analysis and review of the clinical study report and tables, figures, listings, in coordination with project teams with supervision.
Additionally, you'll get help in developing a number of soft skills, for example; communication, scheduling, team-working, quality focus & deadline driven, taking the initiative and proactivity. It's also a great chance to experience a year in an office environment and learn from highly experienced team members.
In SAS Programming you will learn the following:
In Statistics you will learn the following:
What you'll receive
You'll undertake an Internship in SAS Programming or Statistics over the course of 12 months,
The Recruitment process
Get ready to redefine what's possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance.
Here, you'll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples' lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.
Join us as we speed the delivery of ground breaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow's drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients and your career.