Intern, Regulatory Affairs Associate

Location:  San Rafael, California Category: Regulatory Employment Category: Fulltime-Temporary



The BioMarin Summer Internship Program will enable students to gain valuable experience and knowledge of the processes and systems within BioMarin, while gaining an insight into the pharmaceutical/biotech industry.


This internship will be in Regulatory Affairs, Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls and will support a project to develop a business process and tools for generating regulatory documentation.  This project will involve developing templates, topics/content guides, and developing a best practice business process for teams to use when developing regulatory documentation.  Research on specific CMC topics to gain a more in depth understanding of regulatory requirements will be needed.


For this position, a general understanding of scientific and health principles related to global drug development and regulations, including cGMP’s and CMC topics, is needed.




  • BS degree in life sciences in chemistry, molecular biology, or similar is desirable.  Working towards advanced degree desired, preferably in Regulatory Science.
  • Strong verbal and written communication required, and the ability to collaborate and work effectively in groups.
  • Student must be returning to school in the Fall Term OR has graduated within the 1 year of the start of the intern program 
  • Must be available to work 40 hours a week
  • Housing and Transportation is responsibility of the Intern


Benefits of a BioMarin Internship:


  • Apply skills and knowledge learned in the classroom to on-the-job experiences
  • Comprehensive, value-added project(s)
  • Work in teams and with colleagues in a professional environment
  • Develop technical skills specific to your major
  • Provides opportunities for professional development by building relationships and learning about other parts of the business
  • Weekly lunch seminar series with Executive Staff
  • End of summer poster presentation to the BioMarin Community

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.