Janssen 2020

Janssen J & J Scholarship 2020-21

Janssen: J&J Scholarship presented by:-

Michael Cleere:               Engineering Manager

In Attendance:-

Alan Bateman:                Make Asset Management Site Lead Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of J&J Janssen Sciences


Janssen Sciences Ireland are part of Johnson and Johnson. At their facility in Ringaskiddy they produce drug substance for the market as well as to support clinical trials for new treatments. They are currently completing a major expansion to introduce more capacity for large-scale production.

Janssen is a worldwide group of pharmaceutical companies:

  • Part of Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, the USA based Healthcare Corporation
  • 40,000 employees working across the five continents
  • Around $4.5 billion investments in research & development annually
  • A top 10 company in the global pharmaceutical sales

Applications were invited from 2nd year students and short-listed to eight students who are interviewed by staff from Process & Chemical Engineering and Alan Bateman & Michael Cleere from Janssen

Scoring for the scholarship:-

  • 20 marks for the Leaving Certificate
  • 20 marks for 1st year UCC results
  • 60 marks for the interview.
    • Enthusiasm (15 marks)
    • Leadership Potential (15 marks)
    • Innovation (15 marks)
    • Interpersonal skills (15 marks)

2020-21 Winner – Luke Kennedy (2nd year)

Award:-     €2,500 Per Annum and the opportunity for placement

2020-21 Runners Ups – David Scally, Emer Sweetnam, Conor O’Neill, Chloe Ferris, Oisin Carroll

  • 2019-20 Winner - Clodagh Hayes
  • 2018-19 Winner – Daniel Maguire

Process and Chemical Engineering

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