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Intern, Automation Engineering

At Biogen, our mission is clear - we are pioneers in neuroscience. Biogen discovers, develops, and delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases. Together, our employees create, commercialize, and manufacture transformative therapies for our patient population.

We at Biogen are committed to building on our culture of inclusion and belonging that reflects the communities where we operate and the patients who we serve. We are focused on strengthening our foundation to advance our overall Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) strategy and, most importantly, ensure all our employees feel included.

As an intern or co-op at Biogen, you can expect to be placed on a real project, under the guidance of experience professionals and subject matter experts who are invested in your career and academic growth. We also ensure that you have plenty of opportunities to build your network, learn more about our organization through weekly lunch and learns led by leaders from across the company, and join us for several fun events.


This application is for a 12-week internship role from June - August 2023. Resume review begins in January 2023.

As the Automation Engineering intern, you will work closely with engineering department(s) to develop or enhance tools to be used in support of biopharmaceutical manufacturing at the Research Triangle Park (RTP) Bio facility. Potential projects include webpage development, automated report design/implementation, database querying tool development and graphical interface design. You will also assist Automation Engineers with various project activities. This is an excellent opportunity to apply coding and database knowledge to a real-world manufacturing setting.

Position Description:

Key Responsibilities:
  • SQL programming and query building
  • Development of knowledge-share webpage
  • Automated report development
  • Graphical interface design
  • Design document creation/updates


  • Completed at least two years of undergraduate studies
  • Basic programming/database skills – Python, C#, VBA, JavaScript, HTML, SQL, etc.
  • Basic networking skills
  • Solid problem-solving skills

To participate in the Biogen Internship Program, students must meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
  • At least 18 years of age prior to the scheduled start date
  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university

Bachelor’s Degree undergraduate program in technical field (engineering or computer science)

Research Triangle Park, NC