Field Applications Specialist Intern (Single Use Technologies)

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Field Application Specialist (FAS) Intern Single Use Technologies / 223416BR

Cramlington, United Kingdom / BPG Commercial Division

Commercial 12 month Internship Program

When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals!

Our internship program will give you a chance to get real world business experience and build your network before graduation. We are seeking an upbeat, responsible intern to join our growing organization. In this position, you will be encouraged to learn the ins-and-outs of our daily routines and procedures. You will focus on learning how our organization operates, and will gain valuable insight that can further your curiosity about your chosen career field.

Customers throughout the globe rely on our extensive range of products and services—from next-generation instruments to everyday lab essentials to life-saving medicine. If you desire to be a part of an outstanding team, Thermo Fisher Scientific can provide you with the opportunity to work and support teams that enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Thermo Fisher’s work is carried out by dedicated professionals who want to make a difference. We have many opportunities to offer!

Discover Impactful Work

Internship positions provide an opportunity for life science students to get hands on experience in a technical and commercial environment.

You will possess the desire, attitude and drive to work in a commercial environment. The 12 month Application Specialist internship is designed to offer you the opportunity to develop experience with our Single Use Technologies product portfolio and introduce you to technical and commercial skills while conducting meaningful work supporting the Field Application Specialist team.

A Day in the Life

During the internship program you will support our customers with Thermo Fisher Scientific Single Use Technologies solutions collaborating closely with the Field Application Specialists, Technical Sales Specialists, Account Managers, Manufacturing, Quality and Customer Care teams amongst others. Your engagement and level of commitment will ensure that our clients will get the right selection of products that will fit their current and future needs.

Keys to Success:


  • Student currently studying a life scientific related subject (Biology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Bioprocess Engineering)

  • Students required to complete a 6 – 12 month internship


  • 0+ years of experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong desire and motivation to develop a career in a scientific related field

  • Leadership and team building skills

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team

  • Willingness to learn, be mentored, and improve

  • Customer focus (experience in a customer facing setting is advantageous)

  • Previous laboratory experience is desirable

  • Experience with managing databases is advantageous

  • Track record of meeting deadlines

  • Organization and prioritization skills

  • Accuracy and attention to detail is required in performing all functions of this position.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills are required.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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