Employer Overview & Site Visit Information
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market. Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.
About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market. With over 14,000 employees within 80 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2018, revenue increased by 22% to $2.27 billion from $1.86 billion in 2017.
At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2018.
Site Visit Agenda
To Be Determined
Will this employer be discussing internships, entry-level job opportunities or both?
What college majors are you currently recruiting?
Biology, Chemistry, Finance, Business
What are the main types of positions you are looking to hire in the next year?
Virtual Site Visit Contact
Any questions regarding this event can be directed to the Connections Committee virtual site manager:
Katie Martucci | firstname.lastname@example.org
Frequently Asked Questions
Is my registration/ticket transferrable? No, registration/tickets are not transferrable. If you can no longer attend this event, please log in and cancel your registration.
Can I update my registration information? Yes, you can log in and update your registration information.
What are the program’s policies? Refunds of the $5 attendance fee will only be offered if the sponsoring organization cancels the visit. There will be no refunds for transportation expenses.
**STUDENT AGREEMENT: By registering for this event, I agree to adhere to all deadlines involved with the EACE 2021 Virtual Road Trips to the Real World Program and understand that I am representing my college/university and the EACE organization. I verify that I am available for the date and time of this event and am expected to log-in to the virtual site visit at least 10 minutes before the scheduled start time.
*The deadline to register is Thursday, December 31, 2020.*
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