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Pharmacists at BASF: The perfect formula for combining business with innovation.

What do you do as a pharmacist in the world’s leading chemical company? Together with colleagues from varied specialist areas, you will be able to tackle highly interesting world challenges and develop innovative solutions that will contribute to the success of our customers throughout the world.

At BASF, pharmacists are currently working in the most varied of areas, including Research and Development, Regulatory Affairs, Marketing and Sales. Depending on your own talents and interest, you have the option to work in a technical or commercial capacity for your personal development. In this way you can optimize your career that can take you anywhere – anywhere in the company, and anywhere in the world.

 

As a pharmacy student you have the possibility to get to know our research, development or business functions within the framework of an internship or apprenticeship. Get a first taste of lab and practical experience in a global company. After an internship you will know a great deal more about BASF and our research that drives towards solutions. We look forward to getting to know you.

With successful grades in your pharmaceutical education, an interest to leverage chemistry to drive solutions is key. Communication and confidence are vital for operating successfully in the corporate environment. As BASF is a global company the ability to clearly communicate in English while leveraging intercultural orientation will enable you to partner with colleagues from around the world. An internship of two to six months (depending on country), allows you to work alongside the BASF team on current challenges.

An internship in pharmacy is possible in research and development, regulatory affairs, sales, marketing or pharma-production

There are a host of interesting activities awaiting you in your internship. For example in research and development you will work together with a team leader and their team in the development of a specific project:

  • Development of new pharmaceutical excipients or innovative formulation and delivery technologies for active ingredients
  • Transfer of the results into technical product information for our customers

Other exciting opportunities await you in regulatory affairs, quality control, product management or sales.


 

We offer you a number of opportunities to complement your scientific knowledge with practical experience. With your internship at BASF you will get a unique view into the working life of a globally operating organization with a worldwide research community. You will learn from experts in your area and can build bridges for your professional career by growing your network in our international research community.